Final weekend of Richard Gerstl at the Leopold Museum

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Closing on Monday the 20th after a 4 month run, this weekend is your last chance to see the ‘RICHARD GERSTL INSPIRATION – LEGACY’ exhibition at the Leopold Museum in the Vienna MuseumsQuartier. Curated by Hans-Peter Wipplinger, Diethard Leopold the exhibition includes around 50 works by Richard Gerstl. Gerstl’s oeuvre is displayed alongside over a […]

Right Wing vs UNLIMITED: Curator Marcello Farabegoli to give lecture in Linz

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The curator of the controversial Japan Unlimited exhibition, Marcello Farabegoli, will give a lecture at Kunstuniversität Linz tomorrow 14th January 2020 at 12PM entitled “JAPAN Right Wing” vs “JAPAN UNLIMITED”. The controversial show held at Vienna’s Q21 closed on 24th November but not before incurring the ire of the Japanese Embassy. The Embassy officially withdrew […]

Crimea Prosecutor Natalia Poklonskaya To Take On Conchita Wurst

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Russia has stepped up the battle against the moral corruption signified by the likes of Austrian Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst by announcing that crime busting Crimean prosecutor general Natalia Poklonskaya is to take over judging as part of the new Russian alternative to Eurovision. Natalia became an Internet hit after a video from a press […]

Vienna’s House of Music in Mexico

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Vienna’s House of Music Museum is being replicated in the Mexican city of Puebla. Just like the original, the ‘copycat’ museum in the Central American country will feature programmes and exhibitions about classical and contemporary music. One of these features will be the interactive ‘virtual director’ exhibit, which allows visitors to try their hand at […]

Museum of Applied Arts celebrates 150 years

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The Museum of Applied Arts (MAK) is celebrating its 150th anniversary with three special exhibitions. The first two exhibits open in July and delve into the history of art and design at the contemporary arts museum, which was the first exhibition building to be opened on Vienna’s Ringstrasse on 12 May 1864. In “Exemplary: From […]

Summer of Sounds in Viennas MuseumsQuartier

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A celebration of sounds is taking place in Vienna’s cultural hub this summer. The capital’s MuseumsQuartier is hosting a breadth of events exploring sound, art and architecture in a summer-long festival “Summer of Sounds”. The event kicked off on June 5 with the opening of an exhibit at mumok “Josef Dabernig. Rock the Void”, plus […]

Thirteen artworks stolen from Linz gallery

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Thirteen pieces of artwork have been stolen from an exhibition in Linz. The artworks were lithographs by the artist Bernhard Gwiggner and had been done on folded paper, a medium called leporello. They were on show at the ICON-Galerie in Linz as part of the Dao ji jing exhibition where 701 pieces of work were […]

Dürers Young Hare on show in the Albertina after 10 years

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The famous painting of a hare by German artist Dürer is being put on show in the Albertina in Vienna from March after ten years of not being exhibited. The painting is being presented as part of an exhibition looking at the collection in the context of the lives of the founders of the gallery, […]

Food, performance and art combine at Vienna Supper Club

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Cultural centre TBA21 is combining food, dining, art, culture and music in a Winter Programme series at their Supper Club in Vienna. Artists, chefs, curators are combining their talents at twelve events taking place at the TBA21 Supper Club, hosted by Die Au cafe/restaurant. Events coming up include a culinary version of time-banking, the process […]

Eisenstadt Wine and Culinary Festival Begins today

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The ‘Wein- und Genusstage 2013’ begins in the Austrian city of Eisenstadt today (Wednesday). The food and wine specialities festival which takes place in the pedestrian zone in the Burgenland capital offers local and international companies the chance to present their culinary delights. This year there are 47 companies taking part. This year for the […]