Art news from ‘Kunsthalle Wien’

Kunsthalle Wien: Force Justify (part 3)

exhibition view: Lucy Skaer, The Good Ship Blank and Ballast, 2010, woodcut and The Good Ship Blank and Ballast (part 3), 2012 woodcut on C-print, Courtesy of Tulips & Roses, Bruxelles Lucy Skaer – Force Justify (part 3)* July 5 – August 26, 2012   Kunsthalle Wien Treitlstraße 2, 1040 Vienna, infoline +43-1-52189-33, Daily […]

KUNSTHALLE Wien: Cut-ups, Cut-ins, Cut-outs

Cut-ups, Cut-ins, Cut-outs The Art of William S. Burroughs KUNSTHALLE wien museumsquartier hall 2, June 15th – October 21th, 2012 William S. Burroughs (1914 – 1997), an icon of the American Beat Generation, has fascinated the public mainly because of his image as an excessive writer addicted to drugs who inadvertently shot his wife in […]

Kunsthalle Wien: Lighting out for the Territories

Igor Grubic, „Angels with dirty faces“ (2004-2006) Lighting out for the Territories KUNSTHALLE wien project space, May 16th – June 25th, 2012 “…You’ve been on this road before / You can read the signs / You can feel your way / You can do this in your sleep” Laurie Anderson Lighting Out For The Territories […]


Susanne Bisovsky, FRIDA, Foto: Wolfgang Zajc, Peter Olschinsky/Verena Weiss Susanne Bisovsky MITGIFT KUNSTHALLE Wien project wall, May 04th, 2012 – January 06th, 2013 KUNSTHALLE Wien project space Karlsplatz Treitlstraße 2 A-1040 Vienna

KUNSTHALLE Wien: The Circus as a Parallel Universe

Rona Yefman, Girl on Her Elephant (Detail), 2002 © Rona Yefman, Courtesy Rona Yefman und/and Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel-Aviv The Circus as a Parallel Universe KUNSTHALLE Wien, hall 1, May 04th – September 02nd, 2012 Clear the ring for the world of acrobats, clowns, and exotic animals! Presenting a number of contemporary works of art, […]

Kunsthalle Wien: House of Cards

Ulrike Lienbacher, House of Cards, 2012, Courtesy of the artist © Ulrike Lienbacher Ulrike Lienbacher. House of Cards KUNSTHALLE wien karlsplatz public space, March 30th, 2012 – February 28th, 2013 Kartenhaus (House of Cards) is both an installation and a photographic work that was conceived by the artist specifically for its site. The artist built […]

KUNSTHALLE wien: video of the month # 75: Jordan Wolfson

video of the month # 75: Jordan Wolfson KUNSTHALLE wien ursula blickle videolounge, April 01st – April 30th, 2012 Jordan Wolfson Animation, masks, 2011 animation, sound Video still courtesy Johann König, Berlin One of the Most Exciting Artists of his Generation The films and videos of Jordan Wolfson (b. New York 1980, lives and works […]

KUNSTHALLE, Vienna: Explosion

sculpture: Daniel Knorr. Explosion KUNSTHALLE wien karlsplatz public spaceMarch 30th, 2012 – February 28th, 2013 Daniel Knorr’s work is the materialization of an explosion. The sculpture shows a process that spans only fractions of a second: the volume extension caused by the shock wave is suspended and becomes haptically graspable. We are familiar with explosions […]

Kunsthalle Wien: Into One-another

Berlinde De Bruyckere, Actaeon, 2011–2012 , 2012 © Berlinde De Bruyckere. Courtesy Hauser & Wirth and Galleria Continua, Foto: Mirjam Devriendt Into One-another Berlinde De Bruyckere in Dialogue with Cranach and Pasolini KUNSTHALLE wien project space, March 30th – May 06th, 2012 The Belgian artist Berlinde De Bruyckere’s work touches us through the emotional intensity […]

KUNSTHALLE Wien: Skinny Sunrise

Urs Fischer, Dr. Random, 2003 © Urs Fischer Courtesy of the artist and Sadie Coles HQ, London. Photo: Andy Keate Urs Fischer Skinny Sunrise KUNSTHALLE wien, hall 2, February 17th – May 28th, 2012 Urs Fischer’s multimedia art, which is deeply rooted in sculpture despite the artist’s training as a photographer, unfolds grand gestures with […]

KUNSTHALLE Wien: Journey into the future – Stop #1: Chernobyl

Sergey Shestakov Journey into the future – Stop #1: Chernobyl KUNSTHALLE wien project space, February 03rd – March 23th, 2012 Chernobyl is a place that has become a synonym for absolute horror, for the presence of an invisible death corroding the dimensions of time and space. Chernobyl also stands for a technological, political, and thus […]

Kunsthalle Wien: With immediate effect

Günter Brus’ 'Viennese street promenade', 1965 Group Show Mit sofortiger Wirkung – künstlerische Eingriffe in den Alltag KUNSTHALLE wien project space, January 14th – January 29th, 2012 Curated by: Franziska Bettac, Barbara Biesuz, Isabelle Blanc, Severin Dünser, Stephanie Endter, Lisa Füting, Thomas Häusle, Marc Horisberger, Kerstin Hosa, Elisabeth Lacher, Astrid Mader, Tinatin Natsvlishvili, Nadja Plagens, […]

Kunsthalle Wien Award 2011

Corina Vetsch, Pyramidenspiel, 2011 Kunsthalle Wien Award 2011 KUNSTHALLE wien project space, December 16th, 2011 – January 08th, 2012 Corina Vetsch & Sophie Hirsch: wishing desired / acting required) Kunsthalle Wien Award 2011 Organized in cooperation with the University of Applied Arts Vienna and sponsored by DORDA BRUGGER JORDIS Rechtsanwälte The Kunsthalle Wien Award is […]

KUNSTHALLE Wien: video of the month # 72: Karl Kels – Cage

Still aus: Karl Kels Käfig, 2009 14 Min 35 mm auf DVD / schwarzweiß / ohne Ton Courtesy der Künstler video of the month # 72: Karl Kels – Cage KUNSTHALLE Wien Ursula Blickle videolounge January 01st – January 31th, 2012 KUNSTHALLE Wien Ursula Blickle Videolounge Museumsplatz 1 1070 Vienna Admission free! Opening hours: Daily […]

Kunsthalle Wien: No fashion, please!

Viviane Sassen, HKA01, 2006, © Viviane Sassen, Courtesy Viviane Sassen No fashion, please! Photography between Gender and Lifestyle KUNSTHALLE wien, hall 2, November 10th, 2011 – January 22th, 2012 No fashion, please! – the rejection of traditional ideas of fashion and beauty characterizes the second show of the Kunsthalle Wien’s autumn program focusing on photography […]

KUNSTHALLE Wien: Space. About a Dream

Exhibition view Kunsthalle Wien, photo: Stephan Wyckoff: Nives Widauer, Global Globes, 2010-11 KUNSTHALLE wien, hall 1, April 01st – August 15th, 2011 AUDIO-VISUALS Space The exhibition takes place in the Kunsthalle Wien as well as in some rooms of the Natural History Museum of Vienna Outer space is not only a physically extending […]