viennacontemporary Magazine reports on the activities of viennacontemporary and provides you with in-depth insights into what’s going on in the art world. We publish interviews with gallerists, collectors, artists, and art lovers. Our main focus is Austria, but we also explore the art scene in Southern and Eastern Europe and beyond. viennacontemporary is not only a reflection of the contemporary art landscape in the region. It’s about people, society, trends, and dialogue.

In Dialogue | Eva Presenhuber

Eva Presenhuber Gallery

viennacontemporary Artistic Director Boris Ondreička met gallerist Eva Presenhuber, who, after pioneering the art scene in Zürich and New York, has now returned to her homeland Austria and opened a gallery space in Vienna.

Sevda and Can Elgiz - Photo by Kayhan Kaygusuz

“The best way to support artists is to make them visible!”

Collectors Interview with Sevda and Can Elgiz

Being the first collectors in Turkey to open a public space for contemporary art in Istanbul – the Elgiz Museum – Sevda and Can Elgiz present everchanging shows of their large collection and regularly initiate projects to support the young local art scene.

“My collection is my income!”

Collector Interview: Kamran Diba

In a conversation with viennacontemporaryMag, Kamran Diba reminisces about his efforts of establishing and running the first museum for modern and contemporary art in Iran, and laying the cornerstones of his impressive collection that allow him to live comfortably without any other source of income.