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Art in Vienna

Museum of Applied Arts Vienna: Viennese Design and More

Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna

Museum of Applied Arts Vienna. Quite Italian in appearance and British in spirit, the Museum of Applied Arts in Vienna (MAK) stores hundreds of designs and objects, from Austria and around the world. Most importantly, the MAK showcases the story of Viennese design. To give you an idea what to expect I’ll share the MAK’s key highlights, along with practical information. …

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Vienna Art Museum: How To Easily Navigate Kunsthistorisches Museum

Vienna Art Museum: Kunsthistorisches Museum

Vienna Art Museum. What makes Kunsthistorisches Museum one of Europe’s finest places for classical art? And what is the best way to easily manage a visit at Vienna’s most popular art temple? To prepare your visit, use these simple navigation tricks below. Key Facts Before You Go Vienna Art Museum. After collecting artwork across Europe and Northern Africa for more than …

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Adolf Loos Vienna: 10 Spots Where He Broke Ground

Adolf Loos Vienna: Loos Haus upper facade

Where in Vienna can you explore modernism by architect and cultural critic Adolf Loos? Inspired by Loos’ polemic style guide Ornament and Crime I thought it was time to share a list of the 10 best Adolf Loos related sites to visit in Wien and surroundings. Who Was Adolf Loos? Adolf Loos Vienna. Born in today’s Czechia in 1870 Loos was a …

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Fin De Siècle Vienna: How You Best Connect

Fin de Siecle Vienna: Gustav Klimt Tree of Life

Fin De Siecle Vienna. Whether your heart beats for bold patterns or bold ideas, straight lines or straight talking, complex psyches or complex music: a radical mindset is key to enjoying Vienna 1900.  I have pulled together a list of the best things to see and do, including the best anniversary exhibitions.  Fin de Siècle Vienna In Brief Fin De …

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Egon Schiele Museum: Introducing Leopold Collection

Egon Schiele Museum: Portrait of Wally Neuzil

Quite dramatically, the Leopold Museum, aka Egon Schiele Museum in Vienna, throws you head first into Vienna 1900’s haunted soul. To fully grasp the Fin-de-Siècle in Wien Schiele’s artwork is key. In general, Schiele was not an eye pleaser but a radical Expressionist. I only understood that after visiting the Leopold Museum. which houses the world’s largest collection of Schiele …

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Vienna 1900: Two Mapped Out Itineraries With Museum Visits

Vienna 1900: Otto Wagner church

To explore radical and complex Vienna 1900  these two in-depth mapped out itineraries cover key buildings, visits of museums, a coffeehouse, a church, a concert hall, and even an American bar. On your way, you will follow the likes of Sigmund Freud, Stefan Zweig, Gustav Klimt, and Otto Wagner. The walks are wrapped in two day itineraries, and include addresses, …

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Gustav Klimt Artwork: Guide to Top Paintings

Are you as passionate as me about Gustav Klimt artwork? I was lucky enough to be born at the centre of his artistic work in Vienna. You are going to benefit from my Klimtmania with this one page appetiser: Gustav’s life in brief, what makes his art so brilliant and a closeup of his top 7 paintings. Gustav Klimt Artwork: What Makes …

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Albertina Vienna Museum: Why Art And Gourmet Fans Love It

Albertina Vienna

Every city has its boutique museums. In Wien, we have the Albertina Vienna, our little treasure chest of 19th and 20th century art, fine graphics, architectural sketches from Renaissance to Modernism, and Austrian vintage photography.  Albertina Vienna’s History And Collections Albertina Vienna. In fact, the Albertina’s name comes from Count Albert von Sachsen-Teschen, one of Empress Maria Theresa’s sons-in-law.  Different from most traditional …

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Vienna Art Nouveau Walk: Practical Guide and Map

Art Nouveau Walk: Majolika House

Vienna Art Nouveau Walk. To explore Art Nouveau on your own, embark on an enlightening walk using this comprehensive guide and mapped out walking route. Besides top works of Wiener Jugendstil like the Vienna Secession and Otto Wagner buildings you will discover precious hidden gems.  Net Duration of walk: 1 hour 10 min Length: 4.5 km / 2.8 m Anker …

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Hapsburgs Museum of Furniture: Imperial Vienna On The Go

Hapsburgs Museum of Furniture: Biedermeier room

The Hapsburgs Museum of Furniture (Hofmobiliendepot) introduces you to historic lifestyle through applied arts: The Imperial depot  revives 300 years of upper and middle class interiors, marked by the Hapsburg (or Habsburg) family. Find out between pompous footstools, silk upholstered chairs, showcase salons, bedrooms and travel thrones what mobility felt like for the Emperors, their family and bourgeois Vienna. Imperial Vienna On The Go The …

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