Art news from ‘MUMOK’

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 […]


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 […]

MUMOK Kino, Vienna: Changer d’image

Changer d’image – a series of performative events Live performances by Chto delat? and Ruti Sela Followed by a discussion with the curators and artists. Chto delat? Partisan Songspiel, 2009 © Chto delat? On the occasion of tranzit’s 10th anniversary, tranzit and ERSTE foundation announce a series of performative events with the title Changer d’image […]

MUMOK, Vienna: Dan Flavian – Lights

Dan Flavian Lights 13.10.2012- 03.02.2013 Opening: October 12, 2012– 7.00 p.m. In the early 1960s, US artist Dan Flavin (1933–1996) began using commercially available fluorescent tubes in standard sizes and colours to create an unmistakable œuvre. Precision and careful calculation are bound together with a sensual aura. By choosing the tubes as the material for […]

MUMOK, Vienna: Reflecting Fashion

Yayoi Kusama, Untitled, 1966, Sammlung mumok, © Yayoi Kusama Reflecting Fashion Art and Fashion since Modernism 15.06 – 23.09.12 Opening: June 14, 2012–7.00 p.m. The exhibition will be opened parallel with the "Summer of Fashion" in the MuseumsQuartier. The exhibition focuses on clothing and fashion as an essential component of art, where particularly since the […]

MUMOK, Vienna: The Sixties

Claes Oldenburg, Geometric Mouse, mumok, acquired in 1976, Photo: mumok, © Claes Oldenburg Claes Oldenburg The Sixties 04.02 – 28.05.12 Claes Oldenburg (* 1929, Stockholm, Sweden) has not only been a major artist in Pop Art, Performance Art and Installation Art but, in partnership with Coosje van Bruggen, also a strong influence on art in […]


Pop and the Sixties 19.01 – 02.09.2012 Numerous works by Claes Oldenburg, Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Roy Lichtenstein, Tom Wesselmann, Robert Indiana and Jim Dine constitute an important emphasis of the mumok permanent collection, which is internationally renowned for its holdings of Pop Art. The extensiveness of the collection will make it possible […]

MUMOK, Vienna: Museum of Desires

Bruce Nauman, Fox Wheel, 1990, on loan from the Austrian Ludwig Foundation, Photo: mumok, © VBK Wien, 2011 Museum of Desires 10.09.11-08.01.12 In the Museum of Desires the new director Karola Kraus is combining the innovative presentation of the mumok collection with a dynamic strategic campaign aimed at the acquisition of new works. Integrated into […]