A show at Vienna’s Albertina reverses the more commonly held belief in art history that drawings are merely preparatory to paintings.
The Vienna-based group Iraqi Autumn draws attention to the international community’s silence regarding the outbreak of violence in Iraq over the past two months.
We could call this exhibition a battle of the swaggerers.
These deceptively decorative works critique the conventions and implied values of the classic bourgeois interior.
Surprises and puzzles in Venice and Vienna, from Sean Scully to Tintoretto.
The paintings Rothko made before 1948 are considered minor, but an exhibition in Vienna claims that they are essential to understanding the artist’s mature works.
In response to the cancellation, Ronnie Kasrils wrote: “It’s disappointing then to find those rights now curtailed in Austria for wanting to express solidarity with the Palestinian people and sharing the South African experience and lessons with the Austrian people.”
In Vienna, a new exhibition showcases the ideas and accomplishments of self-taught female artists.
Double Lives showcases the sound-based creations of people better known as artists than musicians.
Austria’s new coalition government, which includes the far-right Freedom Party, quotes the Secession’s motto in its official program for governing during the next five years.
What significance does a single image have in visual culture? The postcard, that old redoubt of tourists in need of a (semi-ironic) memento to send back home, doesn’t play such an active role in our contemporary aesthetics, but it once did.
… winning design of new U.S. embassy in London announced … Vienna’s famed Secession hall is turning gallery space into a sex hall as part of an art project … the 2010 Whitney Biennial has opened and the reviews have started to roll in.