“You have to see art, it has to live.” Helmut Marko, former racing driver and motorsport boss of Red Bull, about his art collection, the connection of Formula 1 and art, and why his entire art collection can be found is his hotels in the city of Graz.
“When I look at a great picture, it feels like the beginning or the end of a movie.” JP Managing Director Daniel Jelitzka is a passionate collector of photography. With viennacontemporary, he talks about his love for portraits, his rules when it comes to collecting, and why he and his sons had to undress for …
It’s Vienna Art Week! Here are the top events in town:
viennacontemporary 2018 officially opened yesterday with a spectacular event attended by more than 8000 art lovers from all over the world. Here are some photos from last night !
Last weekend I visited the sixth Biennale Gherdëina in Ortisei, located in the heart of South Tirol. The exhibition under the title “Writing the Mountains” is curated by Adam Budak and features seventeen contemporary artists with new commissioned works spread across the beautiful mountain landscapes as well as in the center of the village.
A talk with the former director of the Belvedere museum, Agnes Husslein, about collecting art and the first-ever public exhibition of The Heidi Horten Collection at the Leopold Museum.
Don’t miss in Vienna this week
Collection SANZIANY, at the Palais Rasumofsky, is one of the biggest private museums in Austria. Available by appointment only, it is located at Landstrasse in Vienna’s third district. Adrian Riklin and his partner Antonis Stachel share their home with more than 2.000 works of art and are famous for the most entertaining guided tours! Learn …
Designer and art directrice Laura Karasinski is one of the most prominent voices of the young contemporary generation in Vienna . In this interview she talks about her agency and the city.
It was natural for the director of the viennese gallery Ernst Hilger Michael Kaufmann to start collecting art, as he was fascinated by it since he was a student. Together with his fiancée Ronald Harder they started the exhibition project “Spielzimmer” and show young artists in the basement of their apartment and I visited them …
viennacontemporary head of VIP Relations Katharina Abpurg joined the team in 2012. In this post she shares her view on the contemporary side of Vienna.
Bernhard Moss started buying art when he was a student. Soon after, he met his wife Ruth, who joined him in his passion for contemporary art. I met the couple in their house at Baumgartenhöhe, a picturesque area of Vienna, to find out more about their collection.
It’s the last week of the exhibition ‘Performing the Border’ at the Kunstraum Niederösterreich, where you can find a famous installation/shop DO FARD — Iranian underwear sold by artist Anahita Razmi, who will be represented at the viennacontemporary 2017 by Dubai based gallery Carbon 12. I met her at the gallery to find out more …
Another hot week in Vienna full of art events! Here are the musts:
We are happy to announce the Online Catalogue of viennacontemporary 2017!