Art news from ‘Austria’

Mezzanin Gallery: Tools &Accessoires

Katrin Plavcak Tools &Accessoires 19.03-19.04.2014 About walking and visual aids 7 fragments on Katrin Plavcak’s exhibitions Tools & Accessoires 1. Helping shape the ATTITUDE towards painting in the own work – that is what Katrin Plavcak’s art is about. In her exhibition “Tools & Accessoires” this means, among other things, that she addresses the relationship [...]


>> MEASURES OF SAVING THE WORLD _ PART 5 Opening of the exhibition:  on Friday, March 14, 2014, 9 pm  Opening statement by Christian Kozina, Economy for the Common Good Styria The exhibition is open on that day from 6 pm to until at least 1 am in the night. Participating artists: Hannah Brackston, Catherine [...]

Secession, Vienna: Heinrich Dunst – Little Warsaw – Kerstin von Gabain

HEINRICH DUNST  DA April 11 – June 8, 2014  Press conference: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 10 a.m.  Opening: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 7 p.m.  The Austrian artist Heinrich Dunst creates spatial interventions and performances that navigate the gap between what can be seen and what can be said, the untranslatability of one form into another, [...]

Fellowships for Curators and Artists at Salzburg Summer Academy

CALL for APPLICATIONS 2014 now open until 27 April 2014 ERSTE Foundation offers four fellowships for young artists and four fellowships for emerging curators from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania and the Slovak Republic to take part in a course of their choice at the International Summer Academy of Fine Arts in Salzburg 2014. Every [...]


FOCUS ON Mihai Zgondoiu THE ARTIST'S GOLDEN HAND (video-performance, object, print) March 21– May 3, 2014 Project coordinator: Ana-Maria Altmann Opening: Friday, March 21, 2014, 19.00, Five Plus Art Gallery, 41 Argentinier Str., Vienna "Zgondoiu is an avid observer of cultural issues, political stereotypes but also of his own identity. Key words such as freedom, [...]

Kunsthaus Graz: James Benning- Decoding Fear

James Benning Decoding Fear 07.03.-01.06.2014, 10:00 AM – 05:00 PM  Opening: 06.03.2014, 7 p.m. Curator: Peter Pakesch With James Benning. Decoding Fear, the Kunsthaus Graz continues its involvement with moving images in space. Remarkable positions on this theme have already been presented a number of times in such exhibitions as Videodreams (2004), Diana Thater. gorillagorillagorilla [...]

Wiener Secession: ULRIK HELTOFT – Kabinet

ULRIK HELTOFT Kabinet February 13–March 30, 2014 Press conference: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 11am Opening: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 7pm There is something subtly mysterious about the films and photographs of the Danish artist Ulrik Heltoft. Drawing on literary narratives or scientific sources, his works often explore the conceptual and aesthetic potentials of specific technologies. [...]

Temnikova & Kasela Gallery: Kris Lemsalu – Lord, Got To Keep On Groovin

Temnikova & Kasela invites you to the solo exhibition by Kris Lemsalu "Lord Got To Keep On Groovin". The opening will take place at 1Galerii (Rüütli 4, Tallinn) on the 7th of February at 7pm. Kris Lemsalu is an artist based in Vienna. Her recent solo exhibitions include Top Sinner, Pro Choice, Vienna (2012); EVIAN [...]

Kunsthaus Graz – Ilya and Emilia Kabakov Utopia and Reality

Opening: Feb 06, 2014, 7 p.m. In cooperation with the Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (NL) Curated by Charles Esche, Ilya Kabakov and Emilia Kabakov Co-curated by Peter Pakesch, Katrin Bucher Trantow and Willem Jan Renders El Lissitzky and Ilya Kabakov are representatives of the former Soviet Union, who stand for the two generations to follow that [...]


ANDREA FIAN – DURCHSCHICHTUNG    Thursday, 30. January 2014, from 18.00 until 22.00   Opening with Markus Waitschacher, Universalmuseum Joanneum, 19.00 p.m.  DURATION OF THE EXHIBITION:  31. January until 29. March 2014 

OstLicht Gallery: A Double Life

René Burri Doppelleben (A Double Life) 17.01. – 15.03.2014 René Burri helped shape the history of photography in the 20th century. Many of his images, such Che Guevara with cigar or the works on Le Corbusier, are known throughout the world. Burri meticulously archived all his photo-essays in the form of contact prints that allow [...]

Mezzanin Gallery: Animism – An installation in three stages

Etti Abergel: Animism – An installation in three stages, 22.01. – 01.03.2014 Invitation 22.01. – 01.03.2014

Martin Janda Gallery: Erased Wing Mirror

Roman Ondák: Erased Wing Mirror 22.01.–08.03.2014 Galerie Martin Janda is showing new works by Roman Ondák from January 22 to March 8, 2014. Opening: Tuesday, January 21, 7 pm We look forward to welcoming you!

Emanuel Layr Gallery: Andy Boot

Andy Boot 27.11.2013 – 25.01.2014 Andy Boot, Installation view, 2013 Andy Boot's exhibition is based on the so-called existence of the average color of the universe. Incidentally discovered by a team of astronomers at Johns Hopkins university in 2001-02 while apparently "examining spectral analysis of different galaxies to study star formation" (Wikipedia), the color was [...]

Kunstraum Lakeside: exhibition opening «Masist Gül», Thu 23/01/14

January 24 to March 14, 2014 Masist Gül by Banu Cennetoğlu & Philippine Hoegen To make a body of work visible posthumously is a delicate and hazardous task, especially if the artist was not recognized in the context of official art history during his or her lifetime. There is always a risk that the artist, [...]

Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art, Vienna: BERTRAM HASENAUER

We have the pleasure of inviting you to attend the opening of the exhibition BERTRAM HASENAUER on Thursday, 23 January from 6 – 9 pm at our gallery in VIENNA (Weihburggasse 26). Dates: 23.01.2014 – 15.03.2014

Museums Quartier, Vienna: PLACES OF TRANSITION

PLACES OF TRANSITION curated by Gülsen Bal and Walter Seidl freiraum / Quartier 21 INTERNATIONAL / MuseumsQuartier 23 January 2014, 7 pm In search of possible futures, the exhibition “Places of Transition” brings together a variety of international works of art that engage in an evolving process of producing pluralistic approaches, which, in their multiplicity, [...]

Kunsthaus Graz: Who’’s that Guy? Tell me more about Guy de Cointet

Who's That Guy? Tell Me More about Guy de Cointet 20.01.2014, 07:00 PM  The event is a co-production with the Grazer Kunstverein. Who's That Guy? Tell Me More about Guy de Cointet (2011) is a portrait of Guy de Cointet, a French-born artist based in California who created text and sculptural works, often combining these [...]

Open Systems | 14 January 2014, 19:00 – 21.30

We cordially invite you to join us to celebrate our year exhibition Open Systems 1-01-04/13 covering a selection of the four editions of ARTSLAB produced within the new outlines of Open Systems. The exhibition will be shown at GPL Contemporary in Vienna.  Open Systems 1-01-04/13 | 15 January – 13 February 2014 Opening: 14 January, [...]

GALERIE VALÉRIE BACH, Brussels: Velvet skin

GUDRUN KAMPL Solo show GALERIE VALÉRIE BACH, Brussels 10.01.2014, 19:00 Opening on January 10th 2014 (6-9pm) Born in Klagenfurt (Austria) in 1964, Gudrun Kampl lives and works in Vienna, where she studied at the University of Applied Arts . She has received numerous awards and her work has been exhibited many times in Austria and [...]