National Pavilions at the 59th Venice Biennale | Eastern Europe
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National Pavilions at the 59th Venice Biennale | Eastern Europe

This year’s opening of the Venice Biennale was as wet as inspiring. Fruzsina Kacskó, Head of External Relations at viennacontemporary, is sharing her experience and top picks of national pavilions with focus on Eastern Pavilions. Arriving in Venice on a rainy cold day, involuntarily evoking Thomas Mann and also the melody of “Gloomy Sunday “. … Continue reading

Vienna Weekly: April 11 – 17
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Vienna Weekly: April 11 – 17

Quality before quantity! While this week may seem quiet at first glance, it offers some significant events: openings of new locations, outstanding artist talks, and important exhibition closings. Stay on top of things with Vienna Weekly. Vienna Weekly presents a selection of weekly exhibition openings, (online) talks, and art events taking place in Vienna. Discover … Continue reading

“Quality knows no gender” – Interview with Sophia Vonier
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“Quality knows no gender” – Interview with Sophia Vonier

Sophia Vonier, born in Vorarlberg, planned to stay at Salzburg only during her studies but ended up mixing up the art scene there ever since. In her gallery, which opened in 2019 and is named after her, she demonstrates impeccable taste and skill with her high-caliber, majority female-dominated program. viennacontemporary is very pleased to welcome … Continue reading

“We should all start talking about artists only by their name.” Gallerist Interview with Gregor Podnar
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“We should all start talking about artists only by their name.” Gallerist Interview with Gregor Podnar

Founded in Slovenia in 2003, Gregor Podnar Gallery soon became a popular name in Berlin, representing international and established artists from Eastern European centers. Last year, it was announced that Gregor Podnar is relocating to Vienna, where he will be also joining the viennacontemporary Admissions Committee. We are pleased to welcome Gregor back and took … Continue reading

PRESENTING: FRUZSINA KACSKÓ | EXTERNAL RELATIONS FOR VIENNACONTEMPORARY
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PRESENTING: FRUZSINA KACSKÓ | EXTERNAL RELATIONS FOR VIENNACONTEMPORARY

“Among all art fairs, viennacontemporary is unique both in terms of its location and its mission. The Austro-Hungarian monarchy was once the greatest power in Europe, then in Central and Eastern Europe. Its capital, Vienna, was not only a geopolitical center of power, but also a cultural one, connecting the many nationalities (German, Czechs, Hungarians, … Continue reading

PRESENTING: TJAŠA POGAČAR | CURATOR OF ZONE1 AT VIENNACONTEMPORARY 2022
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PRESENTING: TJAŠA POGAČAR | CURATOR OF ZONE1 AT VIENNACONTEMPORARY 2022

viennacontemporary is beyond delighted to introduce this year’s curator for ZONE1, the fair’s special program showcasing solo presentations by young artists with a connection to Austria. “My curatorial work has been shaped in dialogue with art practices that nurture critical awareness and exploration of radical changes and possibilities that have been brought about by new … Continue reading