Art news from ‘Vienna’

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 [...]

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, [...]


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, [...]

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. [...]

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

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 [...]

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


S/HE IS THE ONE 25 10 2013 – 14 12 2013 Veronika Hauer & Nicole Miltner, In a manner of speaking, #2, 2013, Performance. © Veronika Hauer & Nicole Miltner Artists: Bernadette Anzengruber, Elke Auer, Esther Straganz, Renate Bertlmann, Katrina Daschner, Carola Dertnig, VALIE EXPORT, Female Obsession, Nilbar Güres, Sanja Iveković, Suzie Léger, Roberta Lima, [...]

Viennafair 2013

10-13 Octomber 2013 + Special presentations: “DIYALOG”: New Energies, VIENNA Duet Georgia and Poland, ZONE1, Austrian Sculpture Project   + VIENNA Talks: Collectors’ Forum 20 four 7 – Collecting The New Contemporary, discussions with representatives of the international art scene, School of Happiness – talks on the theme of happiness   + Participating in creative processes: VIENNA [...]

Vienna Art Week 2013

PERFORMANCE / LECTURE “How to make an ice cream out of a drill” (on the passionate resistance against settling)  by Federica Bueti Thu., 21 November 2013  6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. Kunstraum Niederoesterreich– NOE Herrengasse 13 A-1014 Wien (Vienna, 25 July 2013) VIENNA ART WEEK, now in its ninth edition, has become an annual fixture in Vienna’s [...]

Open Systems: Issue 3

Open Systems is pleased to present Issue 3 in which the guest editor Saša Nabergoj intends to explore and generate new ideas on current curatorial practices that bear the important overarching shifts. The issue evaluates prevailing models of the curatorial activity from curating that “situates itself between research, teaching and reform” to also understand curatorial [...]

MUMOK, Vienna: The Personal Effects of Kim Dotcom

Simon Denny The Personal Effects of Kim Dotcom 05.07 – 13.10.2013 Exhibition view "Simon Denny. The Personal Effects of Kim Dotcom", mumok, Wien, 5.7.–13.10.2013, Photo: Gregor Titze, © mumok / Simon Denny The legal issues around Kim Dotcom’s file-sharing site Megaupload, once one of the most popular platforms for data exchange on the internet, has [...]

Curators Connection. Vienna and Budapest

Call for application Curators Connection – a unique residency programme for emerging curators to gain a comprehensive insight and network in Vienna and Budapest 9 October-31 November 2013 Curators Connection is an intensive 8 weeks programme that looks directly at the roles and responsibilities of curators as mediators between artists, objects, institutions, experiences and audiences.

Galerie Emanuel Layr, Vienna: Plamen Dejanoff

Plamen Dejanoff 5.6. – 3.8.2013 Plamen Dejanoff, Ad (Foundation), 2013, wood and iron, 220 x 100 x 15 cm Galerie Emanuel Layr is pleased to annouce Plamen Dejanoff's second solo exhibition at the gallery. Dejanoff presents four new works (two wall works and two objects) which operate as 3D ads for his new foundation project. [...]

Galerie Emanuel Layr, Vienna: Eschscholzia Californica

Marius Engh – Eschscholzia Californica 5.06 – 3.08.2013 Marius Engh, Eschscholzia Californica, installation view, Galerie Emanuel Layr, Vienna 2013   Galerie Emanuel Layr is proud to present Marius Engh's third solo exhibition at the gallery with works relating to the history of an estate at Pacific Palisades in Los Angeles. Other recent solo exhibitions include

Secession, Vienna: Double Blind

ROBERT IRWIN Double Blind July 5 – September 1, 2013 Exhibition discussion: Thursday, July 4, 2013, 6 p.m. (sharp) Jennifer Winkworth in conversation with Robert Irwin (in English) An event organized by the Friends of the Secession The US artist Robert Irwin will present his new installation Double Blind in the Secession’s main gallery. The [...]

Secession, Vienna: Homo Oeconomicus

THOMAS LOCHER Homo Oeconomicus July 5 – September 11, 2013 A pioneer of neo-conceptual art since the late 1980s, the German artist Thomas Locher examines the rules of language and the complex ways in which it functions. His exhibition Homo Oeconomicus, specially

Secession, Vienna: THE SIDE ROOM

ROSSELLA BISCOTTI THE SIDE ROOM July 5 – September 11, 2013   Rossella Biscotti, The Side Room, Ausstellungsansicht, installation view 04, Secession, 2013, photo: Oliver Ottenschlager Events in recent history and politics usually form the starting point for Rossella Biscotti’s projects. She is also interested in issues and insights in the social and natural sciences, [...]

Mezzanin Gallery, Vienna: Peter Kogler

Peter Kogler 07.06 – 31.07.2013 Untitled, 2011, Aluminium, Ø 110 cm, unique We are delighted to announce the fourth solo exhibition by Peter Kogler at Galerie Mezzanin. The exhibition comprises large scale sculptural works and collages, which pursue Kogler’s ongoing exploration of