School Of Happiness Lesson 3: Good Art Makes Viennese Happy
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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

“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

An Interview With Theremin Queen Dorit Chrysler In New York
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An Interview With Theremin Queen Dorit Chrysler In New York

“Imagine if Marianne Faithful and Nikola Tesla had a love child with Jane Birkin as the nanny and Bjork as the wayward Girl Scout leader!” (Ann Magnuson of Paper Magazine about Dorit Chrysler). Dubbed the “Theremin Queen” by Village Voice, Austrian-born Dorit Chrysler is hailed as one of the world’s most accomplished theremin players. I … 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