VIENNA Studio
2014

VIENNA Studio

VIENNAFAIR 2014 organized by VF Betriebsgesellschaft mbH pays special attention to students with an exclusive series of guided tours with art professionals: VIENNA Studio. Students and fair visitors have the chance to gain valuable insights into curators’ knowledge of contemporary art and see the fair from a unique perspective.  Continue reading

“It is Very Interesting to Look at a Space Where Artists are Chosen by Artists” – Sylvie Liska
Art & People / Future / People

“It is Very Interesting to Look at a Space Where Artists are Chosen by Artists” – Sylvie Liska

Today, the Secession is one of the world’s oldest independent artist associations devoted entirely to exhibitions of contemporary art. I met Sylvie Liska, who is the president of the “Friends of the Secession” for 25 years to find out how the institution functions and asked her opinion on the contemporary art scene in Vienna, collecting … Continue reading

School Of Happiness Lesson 3: Good Art Makes Viennese Happy
People / Places

School Of Happiness Lesson 3: Good Art Makes Viennese Happy

A few years ago scientists discovered that looking at art induces the same feelings of pleasure as being in love. In search for this feeling, I visited openings at the Secession and TBA21–Augarten. And I found it, as the exhibitions of Robert Irwin and Thomas Locher at the Secession and Cerith Wyn Evans at TBA21 were great. The guests … Continue reading

“The Temperature Is Rising” – Jasper Sharp Reveals Details About Venice?
People / _Video

“The Temperature Is Rising” – Jasper Sharp Reveals Details About Venice?

Why Mathias Poledna? “Because his work is boiling!” maintains this year’s commissioner of the Austrian pavilion Jasper Sharp. Shortly before the 55th Art Biennale opens its doors, Mathias Poledna’s work “A Village By The Sea” was shown in the Secession in Vienna… Watch the video to get in the right mood for Venice! Continue reading