The art collection of Elisabeth and Bernhard Hainz comprises around 800 works, half of which can be found in Mr. Hainz’s law firm CMS. viennacontemporary visited the Viennese lawyer there and talked to him about collecting as an opportunity for endless discoveries, mental training, and personal development. Scroll down for German viennacontemporary: Let’s start at …
Renger van den Heuvel’s farewell to Viennese Gallerist Georg Kargl, who passed away yesterday.
I met with artist Ahmet Öğüt during the opening week of the exhibition ‘Political Populism’ at Kunsthalle Wien. Öğüt is constantly on the move, but we found time to talk about his practice, relationships with collectors and his teaching process.
Read the interview with Austrian artist Ulla Rauter, whose solo show was presented at viennacontemporary by gallery MAM Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art in the framework of ZONE1.
The week of viennacontemporary, Vienna’s most important international art fair, in pictures.
This year viennacontemporary is pleased to invite you to the official hangout place for art lovers at HEUER am Karlsplatz. Gallerists, collectors, curators and artists will host you every evening with musical performances and create a fusion of the local art scene and the culinary hot spot. Eat, drink, mingle and dance!
Read the interview with Austrian artist Albert Mayr, whose solo show will be presented at viennacontemporary by MARTINETZ from Cologne in the framework of ZONE1.
Some people collect art, some stamps, anything goes. The retired Austrian Administrative Official and carpenter Reinhard Walenta collects illy cups. Not just any cups, each one is designed by a renowned contemporary artist…
Read the interview with Austrian artist Clemens Wolf, whose solo show will be presented by Galerie Silvia Steinek (booth A24) in the framework of ZONE 1.
Photo essay shot at the opening of the latest TBA21-Augarten exhibition in Vienna and the spiritual ritual in Prigglitz (Lower Austria) with Brazilian artist Ernesto Neto, the Amazonian artists, plant masters, and pajés (shamans) of the thirty-seven Jordão Huni Kuin communities.
‘Shoot first, think later.’ I met Olivier Richon, artist and professor of photography at the London Royal College of Art during his visit to Vienna, where he exhibited his photographs at Lust Gallery. We talked about his students, fine art photography and lessons he learned from Victor Burgin.
People at the 56th Venice Biennale.
Viennese pianist and conductor Michael Klaar has been fascinated by art from a very early age on. He bought his first artwork at the age of 13 and now his collection consists of about 500 works. We have talked with Michael about his first art advisors, sacrifices, favorite artworks and, of course, Vienna.
‘Without a collector there is no gallery, there is no artist, there is no art scene.’ – In the video landscape designer Roman Fuchs talks about his art collection and shows Villa Fuchs — a 1350 square meter residency with a sculpture park, where he lives with his wife, six children and numerous works of art.
The debut edition of Budapest’s brand new biennale OFF is ready to set off this weekend. It involves more than a hundred projects by 200 artist at various venues in and out of Budapest and in several cities all over the world. Tijana Stepanovic, member of the curatorial board of the biennale, talks about everything …