ART HIGHLIGHTS

INTERVIEW WITH ARTISTS ERWIN WURM & BRIGITTE KOWANZ, VENICE BIENNALE 2017
WOMEN IN ARTS & CULTURE
Sylvie Blum Naked Beauty at the MOCA BANGKOK Exhibition Review
Sylvie Blum’s “Naked Beauty” at the MOCA BANGKOK – Exhibition Review

Bangkok is known for many things but, unfortunately, it is not known to be a bustling centre for contemporary art. There are art galleries and events (since 2017 even a Biennale). But…

Interview Hungarian Artist Klara Petra Szabo The Collector Series
Body-Related Feminist Art – Interview with Hungarian Artist Klara Petra Szabo

I first saw Klára Petra Szabó’s works at her exhibition with Austrian artist Florian Lang in June this year. I was very intrigued by the strong feminist messages of her watercolour works…

A Modern Interpretation of Traditional Indian Art Interview with Artist Neerja Tata
A Modern Interpretation of Traditional Indian Art – Interview with Artist Neerja Tata

When I first spotted Neerja Tata’s artworks in Bangkok, it felt like diving into a different world – beautiful earthy colours paired with the most intricate figures and patterns you could ever…

Curating in the Digital Age Interview Alexandra Schantl Cultural Department of Lower Austria
Curating in the Digital Age – Interview with Alexandra Schantl, Head of Collections for Art after 1960 of the Cultural Department of Lower Austria

Digitalization has become more than just a “buzzword” in the art industry. It has transformed the work of artists, the curating of exhibitions and has disrupted the whole art market. Alexandra Schantl,…

The Women I Meet – Regina Rusz, Director Austrian Cultural Forum Budapest

This new video series is about all the inspiring women I meet. I ask them about their careers, their lives, what keeps them going and how they define success. In this first episode,…

Steirischer Herbst Agnes Wiesbauer Title
The Business of Culture – Interview with Agnes Wiesbauer-Lenz, Managing Director of Steirischer Herbst

The Steirischer Herbst, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, has become a cornerstone festival of avant-garde art in Europe. Every autumn, the city of Graz is host to a vast…

Julia Hartmann Interview Women in the Arts
The Art of Curating and Networking – Interview with Julia Hartmann of SALOON Vienna

I am always amazed how I happen to cross paths again with people I have not seen for some time. In the most recent case it actually was 13 years. During my stay…

Imperial Heritage, Contemporary Art and Digital Technologies – A Talk with Ivana Novoselac of the Albertina Museum in Vienna

VIENNA – In our daily life, we use personalized apps, connect with our friends on Instagram or read the news on Facebook. But how has this development impacted museums and their operations?…

What Jackie Kennedy and Art Trips to Indonesia Have in Common Meet Lenore Morrow Mallett
What Jackie Kennedy and Art Trips to Indonesia Have in Common – Meet Lenore Morrow Mallett

When Lenore was on a quest for some unique decorating pieces for her house in Connecticut, she stumbled across a painting: an elegant woman looking right at her. Somehow, she looked familiar.…

ART DECO GUIDES - JUGENDSTIL IN AUSTRIA

Vienna Off the Beaten Paths Fin de Siecle Art in Steinhof Chruch Front

Vienna Off the Beaten Paths – Jugendstil Art by Otto Wagner in Steinhof

Vienna is famous not only for its imperial architecture but also its Fin-de-Siècle style called Jugendstil. One of its most important representatives was architect Otto Wagner who designed the psychiatric hospital in…

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Hidden Architecture Gem near Vienna – Jungendstil Houses in Brunn am Gebirge

For architecture enthusiasts, the Jugendstil buildings of the Fin-de-Siècle are a must-see in Vienna. But did you know that in the small town of Brunn am Gebirge, just outside of Vienna, there…

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