Museum of Applied Arts celebrates 150 years


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 […]

Swastika Shaped Austrian School Rebuilt

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Austrian education officials have spent more than £6 million rebuilding a school – after an aerial shot showed that it looked like a swastika from the air. The resemblance to the Nazi symbol was not noticed after the school was built in 1979 and it was only when Google Earth snaps were studied that the […]