Curators
2013

Curators

This year VIENNAFAIR had two wonderful curated projects: VIENNA Duet (Georgia and Poland) and “DIYALOG”: New Energies. In this post we would like to introduce you to dedicated curators and thank our partners – the Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia, the Polish Institute in Vienna, and OMV – for their kind support. Continue reading

School Of Happiness Lesson 6: “Some Shit For The Good Feeling”
Lessons / School of Happiness

School Of Happiness Lesson 6: “Some Shit For The Good Feeling”

“I layer one image on another,” says Przemek Matecki – and that’s precisely what he does. The adoption of the simplest of methods to juxtapose two seemingly incongruous languages, meanings, histories, or images leads to an astonishing and compelling conclusion.Can two opposing things be reconciled into a whole to create a new meaning? Continue reading

“I Never Regret Buying An Art Piece” – An Interview With Polish Art Collector Piotr Bazylko
Places / Poland

“I Never Regret Buying An Art Piece” – An Interview With Polish Art Collector Piotr Bazylko

Collecting art has become a luxurious hobby for many wealthy Poles. Piotr Bazylko, journalist turned public relations specialist, is one of them. He has been collecting new and contemporary Polish art for the last 15 years. Recently I had the chance to meet him in his office for a very insightful interview. Continue reading

Interview With Hanna Wróblewska – Director Of Zachęta National Gallery
Places / Poland

Interview With Hanna Wróblewska – Director Of Zachęta National Gallery

“Poles Don’t Invest In Things, Rather They Invest In Ideas.” Poland’s war-torn history has shaped the way in which Poles deal with art. “You have to remember that this is the Poland where people lost everything every 20 years and therefore they have learned to only buy things for the next years, maybe five…,” says … Continue reading