New exhibitions at Kunsthalle Wien, Galerie Krinzinger and Charim Galerie and more events this week in Vienna.
Does painting have a future? How has painting changed recently? What forward-looking positions are there in Austria? Exhibition “The future of painting” at ESSL Museum, based on 23 new artistic positions, will provide answers to these questions.
VIENNAFAIR 2014 (organized by VF Betriebsgesellschaft mbH) pays special attention to families’ creativity by stimulating their children’s involvement in art. Once again it presents a special section at the fair: VIENNA Family – where children aged two years and above have the chance to have fun painting in an open studio.
Two weeks ago the Essl Museum announced a call for applications for the group exhibition of emerging artists “die zukunft der malerei”. I met curator Günther Oberhollenzer to find out about the selection procedure, the focus on painting, and the prospects for the artists after the exhibition.
The ESSL MUSEUM is known for its participative approach to art education, but it has also set new international standards in the often elitist field of exhibition curation, for example with the acclaimed exhibition project >FESTIVAL OF ANIMALS< (2011). Children, teenagers, adults, and e.g. Facebook friends designed parts of the exhibition themselves and chose the …
VIENNAFAIR 2013 pays special attention to families’ creativity through stimulating their children’s involvement with art. At ESSL MUSEUM’s open studio at the fair, kids and their parents can explore their own creativity! Visitors are invited to try out different painting techniques and tools and to put color, form, and movement to paper.