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.


May 2023

In May, numerous artists from Central and Eastern Europe and beyond will address highly relevant topics ranging from spirituality in dealing with ecological crises to the topics of resource extraction, energy distribution, and data collection.

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.


April 2023

Radical, unsettling, important – discover this month’s highlights of the international art scene with a focus on artists and works from the up-and-coming CEE region, brought to you by the team of viennacontemporary.

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.

A Perfect Day in… London

With viennacontemporary VIP Representative Leonie Mir

For already 13 years, curator and VIP representative Leonie Mir has been a happy Londoner by choice. viennacontemporaryMag had the pleasure to accompany her on an insider tour through one of the most exciting art cities in the world.