Art news from ‘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


PAOLO GRASSINO "Analgesia" @ MARIO MAURONER CONTEMPORARY ART VIENNA Vernissage: 26. 06. 2013 18:00 – 21:00 Dates: 26.06.2013 – 05.10.2013 Dear friends of the gallery, We have the pleasure of inviting you to attend the opening of the exhibition "Analgesia" by the Italian artist Paolo GRASSINO on Wednesday, 26 June from 6 – 9 pm […]

PRIZE WINNER STRABAG Artaward International 2013

STRABAG Kunstforum proudly presents the winner of the STRABAG Artaward International 2013: PHILIP PATKOWITSCH / A Prizes of recognition: DAN BEUDEAN / RO ADRIAN BUSCHMANN / PL CHRISTINA GABRIELA CHIRULESCU / RO IRMINA STAS / PL Exhibition of the prize-winning works: 14.06. – 30.08.2013

Galerie Ernst Hilger, Vienna: Evening

Josef Felix Müller – Evening 04.06.-26.07.2013 Abend I, 2012, Öl auf Leinwand, 135 x 202 cm Galerie Ernst Hilger Dorotheergasse 5 1010 Vienna Tues-Fri 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sat 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Galerie Elisabeth & Klaus Thoman, Vienna: Two Troughs, Flumes

Walter Pichler Two Troughs, Flumes 27.04.13 – 05.10.13 It may be unusual to begin a text on an exhibition with an excuse. Yet, an excuse is what we have to put at the beginning. With the presentation of Walter Pichler's work Zwei

STRABAG Artaward International 2013

STRABAG ARTAWARD INTERNATIONAL 2013 The Strabag Artaward International is an international subsidy award for artists under the age of forty in the fields of painting and drawing. It is a continuation of the Strabag

Galerie Elisabeth & Klaus Thoman, Vienna: Klar Schilf zum Geflecht

Maria Brunner Klar Schilf zum Geflecht 04.05.13 – 29.06.13 With great pleasure we herewith invite you to Maria Brunner’s second exhibition at Galerie Elisabeth & Klaus Thoman, presenting oil paintings the artist has created between 2010 and 2013.


Albert Oehlen MALEREI 08.06 – 20.10.2013 Albert Oehlen, ohne Titel, 2011, Photo: Albert Oehlen / Lothar Schnepf Opening: June 7, 2013 – 7 p.m. Albert Oehlen is not only one of the most influential, but also one of the most controversial of contemporary painters. His project of bringing painting up to date consists not least […]


ME AND MY MUSES Robert Barry Dorothy Iannone Katarzyna Kozyra Rong Rong Jan Saudek Michaela Spiegel Jean Luc Vilmouth Peter Weibel 6.6 – 19.7.2013 Vernissage 6.6.2013, 7 pm GALERIE STEINEK

Ulrike Hrobsky Gallery, Vienna: João Mouro & Rafael Reverón-Pojan

João Mouro / Rafael Reverón-Pojan 23 May – 13 July 2013 João Mouro (born in 1985 in Faro, Portugal) has chosen one of most difficult ways to work: to start from materials whose origins we identify as fragments of aesthetic and

Knoll Gallery Wien: Clouds On Nails

  'clouds on nails' Tomek Baran Bartosz Kokosiński Monika Smyła Monika Smyła, cut2, 2012, 150×120 cm courtesy Monika Smyła, Knoll Galerie Wien. curators: Małgorzata Jędrzejczyk, Ulrike Payerhofer Opening: Wednesday, June 5, 2013, 7pm June 6 – August 31, 2013

Gallery Peithner-Lichtenfels, Vienna: Little bit of history deleting

Little bit of history deleting 23.05.2013 – 15.07.2013 in raum I+II+III This exhibition project explores the moments of possible subjective manipulations, representations, reconsiderations, and interpretations of past events as a response to our ambivalent relationship with the notion of history. It aims at problematizing our

Secession, Vienna: Unrest of Form. Imagining the Political Subject

Unrest of Form. Imagining the Political Subject Exhibition parcours A project by Wiener Festwochen, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, and Secession In cooperation with Museumsquartier Wien Curated by Karl Baratta, Stefanie Carp, Matthias Pees, Hedwig Saxenhuber, and Georg Schöllhammer May 11 – June 16, 2013 Dmitri Gutov, Neil Belufa, Party Island, Aquarium 2 The annual […]

Galerie Martin Janda, Vienna: U.F.O.–NAUT JK (Július Koller) orchestrated by Rirkrit Tiravanija

U.F.O.–NAUT JK (Július Koller) orchestrated by Rirkrit Tiravanija 10.04.–25.05.2013 Rirkrit Tiravanija Untitled (Remember JK, Universal Futurological Question Mark U. F. O.), 2013 Pigment print, 251 x 200 cm Galerie Martin Janda is showing the exhibition U.F.O.-NAUT JK (Július Koller) orchestrated by Rirkrit Tiravanija from April 10 to May 25, 2013. Based on Július Koller’s conceptual […]

Vienna Gallery Weekend @ Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art Vienna

Vienna Gallery Weekend – Joan Hernández Pijuan @ Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art Vienna Dear friends of the gallery, In the context of the Vienna Gallery Weekend 2013, we have the pleasure of inviting you to attend the opening of the exhibition   "Das Maß der Zeit, der Lauf der Malerei" by the spanish painter Joan […]

Krobath Gallery, Vienna: Esther Stocker

Esther Stocker 10.04.–01.06.2013 Esther Stocker’s modernist form language manifests itself in a variety of artistic media, addressing a theme that dates back to the abstraction of painting in the early 20th