Auctions & Openings: Oct. 2012
Viennafil’s collection of nearly 2,000 vintage stamps and postal artifacts from old empires.
5 Oct., 17:00
6 Oct., 10:00 -14:00
Fleming’s Deluxe Hotel
Wien-City, Hall 1-3
8., Josefstädter Straße 10-12
DOROTHEUM AUCTION WEEK
16 Oct., 17:00: 19th Century Art. Vasili Andreyevich Golynsky’s Hot Summer Day is featured with portraits by Gerolamo Induno, Giovanni Boldini and Federico del Campo.
17 Oct., 14:00: Antiques I. Furniture and silver.
17 Oct., 17:00: Old Masters. Still lifes, landscapes and portraits, and Canaletto’s London: The New Horse Guards from Saint James’s Park, a scene in front of the New Horse guards, one of the most detailed portrayals of 18th century London.
18 Oct., 14:00: Antiques II. Sculptures, glass and porcelain.
18 Oct., 18:00: Jewellery. Sumptuous emerald necklaces and platinum brooches.
1., Dorotheergasse 17
(01) 515 60-0
Femininity of Viennese activism, as seen through the lenses of Heidi Harsieber and Claudia Schumann.
Opens 4 Oct.
Galerie Julius Hummel
1., Bäckerstraße 14
A choice selection of more than 40 large photographs by the internationally renowned film director and photographer. His works show snapshots of his travels to Australia, Armenia, Japan, Italy, the U.S. and East Germany, and depict places on the point of disappearing.
Opens 5 Oct., 19:00
10., Absberggasse 27
AKOMA – ART, CULTURE & MUSIC FOR GHANA
Charity event for kids in Ghana: An art market at WERKerei offers paintings, photography, jewellery, lamps and more. AKOMA founder Benjamin Andersen speaks on the Ghana project at 18:00, followed by reggae, dancehall and drum ‘n’ bass music in the club-like basement, ErdWERK, from 22:00 onwards. Admission €5.
Opens 6 Oct., 17:00
Neulerchenfelder Straße 6-8
Visualisation of the grave consequences of global environmental damage, without being ostensibly educational, documenting or moral. Addresses philosophical questions about the understanding of existence.
Opens 8 Oct.
Tue., Fri., 14:00-19:00
9., Währinger Straße 59
Affordable art by young, international artists: drawings, sculptures, watercolours and oil and acrylic paintings. Fixed prices at €50, €99, €199 and €299.
Opens 17 Oct., 17:00
7., Mariahilfer Straße 103
WILD AND UNTAMED
The work of late graphic designer, painter and sculptor Adolf Frohner, former prorector and professor at Vienna’s University of Applied Arts.
Opens 17 Oct., 19:00
3., Kundmanngasse 30
Works by Croatian author and photographer Edi Matić.
Opens 17 Oct., 19:00
1., Universitätsstraße 5