Tag:museum

Matti Bunzl: Staging the Conversation

At the Wien Museum, the US-educated Austrian scholar wants to use the incidents of history to question the way we live now.In Vienna, museums are ...

What to do on Austrian National Day

This Thursday, October 26, Austria celebrates its 62nd year of independence and the birth of the Second Republic. Though it’s an official bank holiday...

Raw art From Crazy and Untrained Minds at Museum Gugging

Art brut and its origins are laid bare at Museum Gugging.Amongst the many startling visions on display at the Museum Gugging is an unassuming pe...

Code Name: Edith ‘Grandmother’ of the Cambridge Five

Edith Tudor-Hart photographed poverty, society and children in Vienna and the U.K. and also helped launch Britain’s most notorious ring of spies for t...

Film Stills: Magical Moments

Film stills as drama suspended, art as advertisement: Even if you’ve never seen the movie, chances are you know the imageThey are the indelible ...

Georgia O’Keeffe: The Reluctant Icon

Georgia O’Keeffe stars in her largest retrospective outside of her home countryMost people first get to know Georgia O’Keeffe through her volupt...

That Clinking Clanking Sound can Make the World go ‘Round

The Money Museum documents the country’s history with cold hard cashMoney is ubiquitous; after all it makes the world go round. However, for a m...

Culture Club at KHM

Booming bass and flowing drinks aim to dust off the image of a venerable institutionSome 125 years after opening to the public, the Kunsthistori...

Spot-On Masterpieces

The Albertina pin-points Pointillism’s meticulously methodical mark-making.Georges Seurat once insisted that, although some saw poetry in his pa...

Vienna’s Abortion and Contraception Museum

Most people who make their way to Vienna covet romanticized visions of sipping coffee at Freud’s cafe or savoring a taste of the renowned Sacher T...
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