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 …
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.
Curator and artist Walter Seidl writes about collecting conceptual art from Eastern Europe presented at this year’s edition of viennacontemporary.
Independent Art Consultant and young collector Elmerice Habsburg-Lothringen, who moved from Vienna to London, talks about her collection and Vienna.
Insights on how to start collecting art, approach artists and galleries and make the right choices from Arena Martinez and Frank Krikhaar from their conversation with Viennese art historian Katharina Zimmer at Young Collectors Talk at the viennacontemporary 2016.
Museum planners: Gertraud and Dieter Bogner began collecting art about thirty years at the castle “Schloss Buchberg” located in Gars am Kamp in Lower Austria. After donating about 400 pieces, a large part of their collection, to mumok they still continue to collect.
“There are some 200 art fairs in the world today. Including the travel, I could spend every day showing up at some fair. We don’t do that. It has almost become too much. But where we go to every year is Vienna. It’s not only about the fair, but also about the city, and the people. We’re …