VIENNA Duet: Georgia – “Our Caucasus”. Part I
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VIENNA Duet: Georgia – “Our Caucasus”. Part I

VIENNAFAIR The New Contemporary is grateful to the Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia and the Embassy of Georgia in Vienna for their generous support of the special project VIENNA Duet: Georgia “Our Caucasus i. e. Chveni Kavkasioni” curated by Irena Popiashvili and the artistic directors of VIENNAFAIR Christina Steinbrecher – Pfandt and Vita Zaman. “The art … Continue reading

VIENNAFAIR: ZONE1. Part II
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VIENNAFAIR: ZONE1. Part II

VIENNAFAIR The New Contemporary is very grateful for the support for young Austrian artists from the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Art and Culture (BM:UKK) (www.bmukk.gv.at) in facilitating ZONE1, a special project at the fair where Austrian galleries present solo exhibitions. This is the second part of the introduction to the artists and a peek at the works from the upcoming … Continue reading

VIENNA Gold / School Of Happiness Lesson 18: “Being Happy Without Realizing It, Is The Purest Form Of Happiness”
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VIENNA Gold / School Of Happiness Lesson 18: “Being Happy Without Realizing It, Is The Purest Form Of Happiness”

The world happiness report, released on Monday by Columbia University’s Earth Institute, ranks Russia as the 68th happiest country in the world. Every Sunday at 12:00, Russian seniors gather together in a few of Moscow’s parks. Regardless of the weather, they meet each other and dance. Since I was a child I remember seeing them … Continue reading

VIENNA Tribute: Tony Soprano and Contemporary Art Centre Vilnius
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VIENNA Tribute: Tony Soprano and Contemporary Art Centre Vilnius

VIENNAFAIR The New Contemporary is organizing an extensive non-commercial artistic program, which will enrich the fair experience for all visitors with presentations of a broad range of cutting edge art topics and discussions, exhibitions, artistic interventions, collaborations and much more. Today we will introduce you to the special project VIENNA Tribute: Tony Soprano (“Sunday” by Donatas … Continue reading

School of Happiness Lesson 15: You Are Just One Click Away From Becoming Happy Again
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School of Happiness Lesson 15: You Are Just One Click Away From Becoming Happy Again

Magda Tothova will take part in VIENNA Live at VIENNAFAIR from October 10 to 13. For The New Contemporary Blog she prepared a special interview about happiness: Back in 2009 Ad Astra United started as a small company. Their business idea to offer people a means of getting rid of their negative energy became a huge success, … Continue reading

Happy Birthday, Dr. Sigismund Schlomo Freud! Welcome School Of Happiness: Lesson 1
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Happy Birthday, Dr. Sigismund Schlomo Freud! Welcome School Of Happiness: Lesson 1

VIENNAFAIR 2013 turns its curatorial focus toward Austria, to its rich traditions and histories and its contemporary Zeitgeist. A series of research activities, talks, specially commissioned artworks, and performances will attempt to capture – and then rip apart once again – the elusive relationship between art and the psychological and even ethical state known as … Continue reading