Art news from ‘Graz’

Kunsthaus Graz: In the Flesh

Berlinde De Bruyckere In the Flesh 14.02.2013, 07:00 PM  Duration: February 15–May 12, 2013, Space01 Curator: Katrin Bucher Trantow Berlinde De Bruyckere, Actaeon IV (Miami), 2012 Photo: Mirjam Devriendt Private Collection Washington The body as evidence of our existence, as a witness to ourselves, is a shell to all that makes us move.  Flemish artist […]


>>Maribor <edu> Graz presents LESSON 2: CREATING REALITIES Opening of the exhibition: Thursday, October 25, 2012, 7 pm Location: Temporary ArtLab, Glavni trg 22, 2000 Maribor  Greeting messages by  Nataša Kos (Maribor 2012 – European Capital of Culture) Aleš Novak (Head of Culture and Youth Dep. / City of Maribor) Michael Grossmann (Graz City Councillor […]

Rotor, Graz: Mher Azatyan- Untitled

Mher Azatyan  Untitled Opening of the exhibition: Wednesday, September 19, 2012, 6:30 p.m. with City Councillor Michael Grossmann Location: Fotogalerie in Graz town hall Capitalism comes dictating its own laws: life forces man to join a frenzied race, and if he is incapable of competing in it or just not cynical enough, he is thwarted by […]

Artepari Contemporary: Grey Matter

FERDINAND PENKER  grey matter  „o.T“, 2012, Tempera, Cotton, Wood, 252 x 172 cm  copyright Ferdinand Penker, courtesy artepari, 2012 Duration of the exhibition:  28 September to 20. October 2012  For further questions please contact the gallery  Telefon: +43(0)676/519 00 66  +43(0)316/89 00 92 

Cittadellarte: Sharing Transformation

Opening: 29th September 2012, 1 pm Space01 Curators: Katrin Bucher Trantow, Juan Esteban Sandoval, Paolo Naldini A co-production of Kunsthaus Graz and Cittadellarte, in co-operation with steirischer herbst. Inspired by the works of Michelangelo Pistoletto, to whom the Neue Galerie Graz will be devoting a solo exhibition showing a large portion of his work, the […]


Petra Varl, "Jumpers", 2010. Maribor <edu> Graz presents LESSON 1: A TEMPORARY, IMPROVISED CONTEXT OF COMMUNICATION Opening of the exhibition: Friday, June 29, 2012, from 6 pm (open end!) Official opening, introduction to the exhibition: 6 pm Greeting messages by Nataša Kos (Maribor 2012 – European Capital of Culture) and Michael Grossmann (Graz City Councillor […]

Kunsthaus Graz:

Ernst Caramelle “Projekt: Video-Landschaft (White Line)” 1974, Courtesy des Künstlers Perspectives of a collection Duration: 16.06.-28.04.2013 Curators: Günther Holler-Schuster, Katrin Bucher Trantow, Katia Huemer Audiovisual Messages – the 1973 edition of the Trigon Biennal – placed a major emphasis on media art, putting local artists in direct relation to international developments. This exhibition marked […]

Neue Galerie, Graz: Self-Portraits, Mirrors, Minus-Objects

Venus of the Rags, 1967, Photo: P. Pellion Michelangelo Pistoletto Self-Portraits, Mirrors, Minus-Objects 02.06.-14.10.2012, 10:00 AM – 05:00 PM Opening: June 1, 2012, 7pm Curator: Peter Pakesch Michelangelo Pistoletto is considered one of the most important artists of the last half century. Like almost no other, he has tackled in his art the epoch-making changes […]

Kunsthaus Graz: 1395 DAYS WITHOUT RED

Šejla Kameri&#263; & Anri Sala, 1395 Days without Red, 2011 1395 Days without Red – The exceptional circumstances of Sarajevo's besieging in film Film screening and discussion with Šejla Kamerić at Kunsthaus Graz, film screening Anri Sala at KIZ RoyalKino 15.05.-20.05.2012 Launch event: May 15, 2012 6pm, Kunsthaus Graz, Space02: Screening of Šejla Kamerić's film, […]

Manfred Kielnhofer @ Design Month Graz Austria

Design Month Graz Austria 27.04. – 26.05.2012 Light Ball Bench by Manfred Kielnhofer Manfried Kielnhofer presents his futuristically illuminated seating furniture Light Ball Bench which stands for the fine line between various different antagonisms. Galerie Kunsthandel Bachlechner, Bürgergasse 5, 8010 Graz, Austria

Neue Galerie, Graz: Act together – effect together

Günter Brus und Arnulf Rainer, Vertiefung mit Bewölkung, 1986 © BRUSEUM/Neue Galerie Graz Act together – effect together Collaborations of Guenter Brus with friends since 1970 Opening: 11.05.2012 Duration: 12.05.-02.09.2012 Curator: Anke Orgel Neue Galerie, Graz Joanneumsviertel, access Kalchberggasse, 8010 Graz Opening hours Tues–Sun: 10am–5pm

Kunsthaus Graz: BIX Entertainment System

BIX Media Facade Communicative display skin for the Kunsthaus Graz realities: united conceived, designed and realised a 900 m2 large media installation made of light rings for the facade of the Kunsthaus Graz. BIX – the title of the installation – was mounted beneath the acrylic glass surface of the building facing the […]

Kunsthaus Graz: Liu Xiaodong

Liu Xiaodong 06.06.-02.09.2012 Opening: 5th June 2012, 7pm Curator: Günther Holler-Schuster Kunsthaus Graz, Space01 Lendkai 1 8020 – Graz, Austria Program 10:00 AM – 05:00 PM, Space01


Picture: Micha Payer + Martin Gabriel, "Weltreise/ caring makes us careful", 2011; Courtesy Christine Konig Galerie, Wien ELSEWHERE An exhibition where being on the go plays a major role Exhibition Opening: Friday, April 20, 2012, from 6 pm (open end!) Official Opening with a speech held by Fiston Mwanza: 9 pm Participating artists: Christoph Grill, […]

Folk Life Museum, Graz: TimeTimeTime…

TimeTimeTime… On the pace of life and the art of dawdling 01.03.-30.11.2012 Curator: Eva Kreissl The pace of life gets more and more furious. We are supposed to achieve more and more in less and less time. Is it a hopeless process? This exhibition is an invitation to think about the way we use time […]

Kunsthaus Graz: Condensing in the Artistic Process

Michael Kienzer, Metal Poem Vol. 3, 2011 (Detail) Photo: amt_project, Bratislava Condensing in the Artistic Process Discussion with the artist Michael Kienzer 06.05.2012, 11:00 AM Galerientage Exhibition "Michael Kienzer. Logic and Self-Will" In the context of the exhibition Michael Kienzer. Logic and Self-Will In co-operation with the Galerientage (Gallery Days) Together with Michael Kienzer, the […]

Artepari Gallery: Eisenberger vs. Karner

Eisenberger vs. Karner  The confrontation of these two aspiring Styrian artists promises a high level artistic contest when Eisenberger’s expressive painting, his quick performance and unconventional usage of materials meet Karner’s sculptural perfectionism, enigmatic stylistic elements, and his performative installation art. The gallery artepari presents new creations by the artists and stages them in dynamic […]

Kunsthaus Graz: Cut A-A’

Sofie Thorsen, Cut A-A‘ 03.03.-06.05.2012, 10:00 AM – 05:00 PM  Opening: 02.03.2012, 7pm Curators: Katrin Bucher Trantow, Katia Huemer  Cooperation with Diagonale 2012  The exhibition has been developed as a collaboration with the Diagonale and the Kunsthaus Baselland. 

Kunsthaus Graz: Logic and Self-Will

Michael Kienzer Logic and Self-Will Duration: 3rd March–6th May 2012 Space01 Curator: Katrin Bucher Trantow Michael Kienzer (*1962) marks a significant position in contemporary Austrian art. His work examines and at the same time looks to break away from accepted viewing habits using a minimalist inspired sculptural idiom that is taken apart into its tactile, […]


An exhibition with artists from Sarajevo and Graz Photos of the opening on Friday, January 27, 2012, 9pm Lana Čmajčanin and Adela Jušić


  Abb.: Christian Kasper      INSIDE ANNENVIERTEL! Work on the Future of an Urban Society Opening of the Exhibition: Wednesday, 15. February 2012, 7 pm Stadtmuseumgraz, Sackstraße 18, 8010 Graz CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE EXHIBITION Thematic islands have been created by: Kunstverein Baodo, Büro der Nachbarschaften, Danaida, ISOP, Lendwirbel, MAFALDA/JA.M Mädchenzentrum/raus aus der box, Verein […]

Kunsthaus Graz: Simon Starling & Superflex

10.06.2011-30.04.2012 Universalmuseum Joanneum, various locations Curator: Adam Budak A cross-departmental, pan-Styrian, polyphonic project directed by Simon Starling & Superflex, with Super Eggs by Piet Hein designed in light of a mathematical formula by Gabriel Lamé set within a museum founded by Archduke Johann of Austria following an elliptical epiphany by Johannes Kepler. Midway through its […]

Artepari Contemporary Art Gallery, Graz: INDEPAINTED II

Wolfgang Wirth, Palm-lined Beach, 2011, oil on linen, 70 x 60 cm, courtesy artepari Veronika Dirnhofer, o.T., 2011, oil on linen, 160 x 130 cm, courtesy artepari Group exhibition INDEPAINTED II Featuring Veronika Dirnhofer, Christian Eisenberger, Andrea Fian, Klaus Wanker,  Wolfgang Wirth The exhibition Indepainted II by artepari is once more offering  original insights into […]


Artist-in-Residence Exchange Programme BLACK SEA CALLING is an Artist-in-Residence Exchange Programm between 9 art institutions based in countries around the Black Sea and 5 art institutions in  Austria in 2012, with a concluding exhibition and publication in 2013. Visual artists living and working in Austria are invited to apply for a one-month-residency in one of […]

Kunsthaus Graz: The World of Gimel. How to Make Objects Talk

Antje Majewski, The Guardian Of All Things That Are The Case Duration: 01.10.2011–15.01.2012 Curators: Adam Budak, Antje Majewski The alchemy of things is at the core of a multimedial project by the German artist, Antje Majewski (*1968) which aims at rethinking the representation and meaning of objects in the form of a highly personal and […]