Art news from ‘Wiener Secession’

Secession, Vienna: Time Capsule

CHTO DELAT Time Capsule. Artistic Report on Catastrophes and Utopia November 21, 2014 – January 25, 2015 Press conference: Thursday, November 20, 2014, 10 a.m. Opening: Thursday, November 20, 2014, 7 p.m. Chto Delat’s exhibition Time Capsule. Artistic Report on Catastrophes and Utopia combines a complex environment centered around the sculpture A Resurrected Soldier and [...]

Vienna Secession: A Singular Form

A SINGULAR FORM  Curated by Pablo Lafuente  With works by Martha Araújo, Ricardo Basbaum, Dustin Ericksen, Asger Jorn (with Gérard Franceschi), Hilary Lloyd, Asier Mendizabal, Peter Madsen, Bruno Munari, Nicole Wermers, and a few other things  June 26 – August 24, 2014  Press conference: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 10 a.m.  Opening: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, [...]

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, [...]

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. [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

Secession: Mathias Poledna

Mathias Poledna February 27 – April 21, 2013 Opening: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 10 am Press conference: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 7 pm

Fall at Secession: Opening: KERRY JAMES MARSHALL, ANNE HARDY, ANJA KIRSCHNER & DAVID PANOS plus Talks, lecture, book presentation, open house …

On September 20, 2012, a new cycle of exhibitions will open at the Secession, featuring American artist Kerry James Marshall, British artist Anne Hardy, and the artist duo Anja Kirschner & David Panos.  Kerry James Marshall will present the series Who´s Afraid of Red, Black, and Green which will be shown for the first time. [...]

Until September 2, 2012: Mutatis Mutandis curated by Catherine David

Running until September 2, 2012:  GROUP SHOW MUTATIS MUTANDIS curated by CATHERINE DAVID with: Babak Afrassiabi, Edgar Arceneaux, Hany Armanious, Louidgi Beltrame, Andrea Branzi, Elisabetta Benassi, Luke Fowler, Suzanne Treister June 29—September 2, 2012 Please find the press release enclosed, for press images click here: http://www.secession.at/presse/index_e.html Contact: tamara.schwarzmayr@secession.at

Secession, Vienna: MUTATIS MUTANDIS

We are pleased to announce our upcoming exhibition Press conference: Thursday, June 28, 2012, 10 a.m. Opening: Thursday, June 28, 2012, 7 p.m. Plus Summer party and EC-public viewing GROUP SHOW MUTATIS MUTANDIS curated by CATHERINE DAVID with: Babak Afrassiabi, Edgar Arceneaux, Hany Armanious, Louidgi Beltrame, Andrea Branzi, Elisabetta Benassi, Luke Fowler, Suzanne Treister June [...]

Wiener Secession: Diese Sonne strahlt immer

David Claerbout, Bordeaux Piece, Long Goodbye, Dancing Couples DAVID CLAERBOUT Diese Sonne strahlt immer May 3 – June 17, 2012 "Traditionally, museum lighting comes from outside of the artworks; it is what makes contemplation of the artworks possible in the first place. Inside the museum, there is usually perfect daylight, even if that light is [...]

Wiener Secession: Öffentliche Verkehrsmittel

Stephan Dillemuth, Ohne Alles auch ohne Titel STEPHAN DILLEMUTH Öffentliche Verkehrsmittel May 3 – June 17, 2012 Stephan Dillemuth considers his options as a fine artist with regard to a changing public sphere. In the context of our societies of control, he attaches particular importance to forms of self-organization as ways of generating personal and [...]

Secession, Vienna: Slavs and Tatars – Not Moscow Not Mecca

Slavs and Tatars, Not Moscow Not Mecca Slavs and Tatars – Not Moscow Not Mecca Vienna,  03.05.2012 – 17.06.2012 The luscious and sensual display at Vienna's Secession is the work of a group of artists whose affection for Central Asia and untamed creativity translates into a live autobiography of the vast and culturally diverse region [...]

Wiener Secession: Close-up – GUSTAV KLIMT & GERWALD ROCKENSCHAUB – Plattform

Close-up – GUSTAV KLIMT ~ GERWALD ROCKENSCHAUB – Plattform March 23 – November 4, 2012 Gustav Klimt – Beethoven Frieze, Gerwald Rockenschaub – Plattform, Photo: Wolfgang Thaler The Beethoven Frieze close up, as seen by conservators and artists With the twin exhibition projects Close-up – Gustav Klimt ~ Gerwald Rockenschaub – Plattform, artist Gerwald Rockenschaub, [...]

3rd FORMER WEST Research Congress, Part One

3rd FORMER WEST Research Congress, Part One Beyond What Was Contemporary Art 19–20 April 2012 Academy of Fine Arts Vienna and Secession, Vienna Beyond What Was Contemporary Art, the first installment of the third in the series of FORMER WEST Research Congresses, offers a space to speculate about possibilities for art beyond the normalizing practices [...]

Secession, Vienna: MICHAEL SNOW – Recent Works

Paris de jugement Le and / or State of the Arts, 2003, Color photograph on cloth, 183 x 193 x 8 cm MICHAEL SNOW Recent Works February 23 – April 15, 2012 In Recent Works, his first solo show in Austria, Canadian artist Michael Snow shows photographic works and film installations from the past ten [...]

Secession Gallery, Vienna: RUDOLF STINGEL

Rudolf Stingel, Untitled (1631), Untitled (After Sam), Installation view RUDOLF STINGEL February 23 – April 15, 2012 With his art, Rudolf Stingel has made a considerable contribution to breaking up the aura of the white cube. For many years, he has been questioning the definition of the panel painting and, going beyond its limits, he [...]

Wiener Secession: LECIA DOLE-RECIO

Lecia Dole-Recio, Untitled (pch.crvs.rd.crdbrd.cnvs.), 2010, Foto: Fredrik Nilsen, Courtesy Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles LECIA DOLE-RECIO December 2, 2011 – February 5, 2012 (Opening: Thursday, December 1, 2011) Grafisches Kabinett At the center of Lecia Dole-Recio’s paintings stands the materiality of the support medium, which she subjects to both surface and interventive manipulation. Instead [...]

Wiener Secession: ATTILA CSÖRGÕ

Attila Csörgõ, Occurence Graphs III, 1998, Courtesy of the artist and Galerija Gregor Podnar, Berlin-Ljubljana, Photo: József Rosta December 2, 2011 – February 5, 2012 (Opening: Thursday, December 1, 2011) Gallery The Hungarian artist Attila Csörgõ's photographic, sculptural, and graphical works use humor and irony to introduce the beholder to questions from the natural sciences—with [...]

Wiener Secession, Vienna: Exhibitions for Secession

David Maljkovic, Retired Form, 2008, all images courtesy artist and Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam; Georg Kargl, Vienna; Metro Pictures, New York; Sprueth Magers, Berlin, London DAVID MALJKOVIC Exhibitions for Secession December 2, 2011 – February 5, 2012 (Opening: Thursday, December 1, 2011) Hauptraum The collages, films, and architectural mises-en-scène of the Croatian artist David Maljkovic [...]

Wiener Secession: DIE FÜNFTE SÄULE

September 9 – November 20, 2011 Hauptraum, Gallery, Grafisches Kabinett Image concept by Moritz Küng and Heimo Zobernig with permission to use two photos of the main gallery of the Secession (1986) by Margherita Spiluttini With: Luz Broto (E), Peter Downsbrough (USA), Dora Garcia (E), Guillaume Leblon (F), Joëlle Tuerlinckx (B), Cerith Wyn Evans (UK), [...]

Wiener Secession: As He Remembered It

Stephen Prina, As He Remembered It, Secession 2011, Installation view, Photo: Wolfgang Thaler The work of American artist, musician, and composer Stephen Prina is characterized by his appropriation of works by other artists, which he then places in new contexts. This is also the approach taken in his new project  As He Remembered It, developed [...]

Wiener Secession: A Shot in the Dark

Saskia Olde Wolbers, Still aus / from Placebo, 2002, DV, 6 min, Courtesy Maureen Paley, London Gallery: Wiener Secession Artist:    OLDE WOLBERS, SASKIA Time: 27.05.2011 – 21.08.2011 Exhibition information With her exhibition at the Secession, video artist Saskia Olde Wolbers is showing a selection of her work in Austria for the first time, including a [...]