Saturday, 20. December 2014
19. 11. 12. - 15:00
Vienna Art Week takes place this year between 19 and 25th of November with the subject "Predicting Memories".
The aim is to show at art as a store of memories and is the focal point of numerous events for the whole week in November.
Exhibitions, panel discussions, presentations, talks with artists, special tours, installations, interventions and performance art will aim to turn Vienna into a mecca for all fans of contemporary art for a whole week.
The international group exhibition of this year's Vienna Art Week, entitled "Predicting Memories", takes place in the Former Royal and Imperial Telegraph Office on Börseplatz.
It shows a cross-section of the concept of memory in contemporary art, in part with works by Ai Weiwei, D-Fuse and Terence Gower. Another highlight is the new arrangement of the show collection "Wien 1900" in the MAK on 20 November: Three newly designed showrooms are dedicated to the development of Viennese arts and crafts between 1890 and 1938.
The Sigmund Freud Museum, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary - Augarten, BAWAG Contemporary, Kunsthalle, Dorotheum, MUSA, mumok, Leopold Museum, Künstlerhaus, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Jewish Museum Vienna, 21er Haus, Albertina and many more offer special programs.
The "Gallery Weekend" is also held again from 23 to 25 November, when curators lead tours through selected galleries. The "Open Studio Day" on 24 November offers a glimpse behind the scenes of contemporary art production. The "departure fashion tour" leads through selected fashion studios. Tours are also offered at artist-in-residence studios.
Vienna Art Week 2012
The event is taking place this year for the eighth time and is one of the most popular features of the Viennese art calendar.
19-25 November 2012
Program and information: www.viennaartweek.at
Ebola's deadly reach impacts Vienna student
Austria has yet to record its first case of Ebola, but the feared virus has already had a severe impact on the lives of Africans living in Vienna.
Grigorij Sokolov Works His Magic At Vienna Konzerthaus
Whilst the world-famous Wizard of Oz played at the Volksoper, there was another Wizard in the Konzerthaus giving his 16th performance in Vienna!
Penelope Cruz To Play The Ice Cream Killer
The memoirs of the woman dubbed the Ice Cream Killer after she shot dead two ex-lovers before hacking the bodies up with a chainsaw and telling neighbours the noise was a new ice cream machine are due to be turned into a blockbuster with Penelope Cruz playing the lead role.
Kid Left In Coma After Beaten By Teacher For Talking
This is the shocking image of a little Chinese girl before and after she was punished by her teacher - for talking in class.
Freezing Rain Causes Chaos In Central Europe
Freezing weather has arrived in Europe with a vengeance with a layer of ice blanketing parts of Austria, Germany and the Czech Republic and causing traffic chaos.
Holey Smoke As Car Disappears Down Sinkhole
Motorist Wei Hsiao found himself in a hole lot of trouble in China when a giant sinkhole opened up on the road beneath him, swallowing his entire car.
Shock Moment Police Helicopter Explodes On Street
This is the moment a police helicopter exploded into a spinning ball of flame in Chile when a fire truck clipped one of its rotors.
More Than Twenty 100,000 GBP Motors Used In Bridal Convoy
A Chinese couple who wanted to have the most expensive wedding convoy possible arranged for a convoy of top of the range cars including a stretch Hummer followed by Lamborghinis, Porsches and other VIP motors.
Riot Police Star In Downs Syndrome Calendar
Spanish riot police have joined forces with Down's syndrome kids to take part in a special calendar for charity.
Chinese Nuclear Winter Smog Leaves Clinics Full
Fresh proof of Chinese scientists' claims that the country's toxic air pollution resembles a nuclear winter are shown by these images that show clinics and hospitals packed with patients suffering with trouble breathing.
The most popular stories –
last 7 days
|UN Security Expert Says One Jihad Poster Girl Is Dead|
|Ebola's deadly reach impacts Vienna student|
|Russian Cops Beat Man To A Pulp In Front Of Children|
|Grigorij Sokolov Works His Magic At Vienna Konzerthaus|
|Porsche Driver Crushed After Ploughing Into Lorry|
Why suffer in silence. Let off steam by letting our readers share your troubles. File your complaints about anything and everything here.
Our ombudsman David Rogers will try and help solve some of the problems from lazy civil servants through to incompetent companies – and at the very least the worst transgressors will end up in our weekly special report.