17 février 2019

Exhibition presents the most outstanding works from the Princely Collections

Peter Paul Rubens, Venus in front of the mirror, around 1614/1615. Oil on wood. © LIECHTENSTEIN. The Princely Collections, Vaduz–Vienna. VIENNA.- On the occasion of the 300th anniversary of the founding of the Principality of Liechtenstein in 2019, the Albertina Museum is presenting a comprehensive selection of the most outstanding works from the Princely Collections under the title From Rubens to Makart. The museum is also devoting a simultaneous, separate jubilee exhibition to the Viennese watercolor, an... [Lire la suite]

16 juin 2016

"Inspiration Photography: From Makart to Klimt" opens at the Orangery in Vienna

Gustav Klimt, After the Rain (Garden with Chicken in St. Agatha), 1898. Oil on Canvas, 80x40cm © Belvedere, Vienna VIENNA.- The invention of photography in 1839 was both fascinating and horrifying to artists. While portraitists had good reason to fear a drastic shrink in their market, others soon discovered the multiple possibilities of this new medium. They used it to disseminate their works in cheap reproductions and also to find out about international trends in art. Photographs soon became indispensable to artists as... [Lire la suite]
06 juillet 2015

Klimt and the Ringstrasse: A Showcase of Grandeur opens at the Belvedere in Vienna

Gustav Klimt, Medicine (Detail: Hygieia), 1900-07 (detail). Oil on canvas, Collotype © Belvedere, Vienna. VIENNA.- During the boom years of the Gründerzeit, a profusion of palaces and grand public buildings was built around Vienna’s magnificent boulevard, the Ringstrasse. In summer 2015, the Belvedere’s exhibition Klimt and the Ringstrasse – A Showcase of Grandeur focuses on the charismatic Ringstrasse painters who shaped their era. Starting with the oeuvre of the “painter prince” Hans Makart, the exhibition traces... [Lire la suite]
11 avril 2009

Vienne restitue une oeuvre d’art vendue de force en 1934, malgré sa législation

Nicholas Purbeck, grandson of Herbert M. Gutmann, speaks during a news conference on the occasion of the restitution of the painting 'Pappenheim's Death' by Hans Makart, on Tuesday, March 31, 2009, at the 'Wien Museum(AP Photo/Lilli Strauss) Le conseil municipal de Vienne a restitué aux héritiers d’un banquier juif un tableau vendu de force en 1934, année qui ne s’inscrit pourtant pas dans la période couverte par la législation autrichienne. Alors que plusieurs biens de juifs ont été confisqués dès 1933, année au cours de... [Lire la suite]
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