Vienna Weekly presents a selection of weekly exhibition openings, (online) talks, and art events taking place in Vienna. Discover the contemporary side of the city.
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.
Nothing says love as much as sharing your life’s passion – in this case – for art. On the occasion of the nearing Valentine’s Day, we are revisiting some powerful couples whose love for each other grows analog with their art collections.
The contemporary art scene in the Czech capital is booming. Discover the top up-and-coming galleries and off-spaces in the city here. hunt kastner Founded in 2006 by Camille Hunt and Katherine Kastner, hunt kastner Gallery may have been the first gallery in Prague to respond to a lack of platforms for emerging Czech […]
It all started, when Pavlína and Petr Pudil wanted to buy a decoration for their living room. 20 years later, the couple have not only built up a foundation collection of 3,000 works by the most important artists in the Czech Republic and the surrounding countries from modernism to the present day, but have also founded the Kunsthalle Praha, an exciting young institution that puts this very collection in dialog with international artists.
Katrin Bellinger describes herself as a born collector. The art professional has turned her passion into a profession and traded in old master drawings for 30 years. Today, Bellinger, who grew up in Cologne, Germany, and lives in London, UK, has many obligations, such as being on the board of the National Gallery and the […]
In a public landscape dominated by sculptures of or by important men, ranging from Donald Judd to Johann Strauß, a new sculpture next to Kursalon Vienna is breaking the pattern: ‘Feldenkreis_FI_001_Lucia by Carola Dertnig. Dertnig’s sculpture is more than a visually striking addition to Stadtpark; it’s a poignant commentary on the underrepresentation of female figures […]
One of the highlights of viennacontemporary 2023 was undoubtedly ZONE1, curated by Francesca Gavin. The special exhibition, dedicated to emerging artists under the age of 40 with a connection to Austria – be it through origin, study, or work – spanned the entire upper floor of the Kursalon. Each stand of the ten young artists […]
Molecules gracefully float in a pastel-colored expanse, accompanied by meditative music, where space and time relinquish their significance, allowing for an immersion into a captivating alternative reality. Enter “The Fetch,” an immersive experience meticulously crafted by Austrian artist Christiane Peschek. The artwork is a composition of Peschek’s “fetched” online data, weaving together her “virtual aura” […]
A familiar name to many in the art world, Francesca Gavin brings a remarkable blend of energy, good humor, curiosity, and a deep expertise in contemporary art. Now, she’s turning her attention to promoting Vienna’s significant potential on the international art stage. Meet Francesca Gavin – writer, curator, and, as of this month, the Artistic […]
The Kunsthalle Praha aims to foster a dialogue between Czech art and international influences. In pursuit of this goal, the Berlin-based artist duo Elmgreen & Dragset were invited to curate an exhibition spanning two floors and over 900 m2.