Auctions & Openings: Oct. 2012

 

painting of palace park

Giovanni Antonio Canal, called Il Canaletto (1697-1768), London: The New Horse Guards from St. James’s Park, oil on panel. On the auction block at the Dorotheum | Image: Dorotheum

AUCTIONS

VIENNAFIL

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
www.viennafil.com 

 

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.


Palais Dorotheum
1., Dorotheergasse 17
(01) 515 60-0
www.dorotheum.at

 

GALLERY OPENINGS

HARSIEBER/SCHUMANN

Femininity of Viennese activism, as seen through the lenses of Heidi Harsieber and Claudia Schumann.

Opens 4 Oct.
Galerie Julius Hummel
Tue.-Fri., 15:00-18:00
Sat., 10:00-13:00
1., Bäckerstraße 14
galerie.hummel@chello.at

 

WIM WENDERS

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
OstLicht Galerie
Wed.-Sat., 12:00-18:00
10., Absberggasse 27
www.ostlicht.at 

 

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
Das Werk
Neulerchenfelder Straße 6-8
www.daswerk.org

 

CRIME SCENE
ENVIRONMENT

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.
Fotogalerie Wien
Tue., Fri., 14:00-19:00
Wed.-Thu., 12:00-19:00
Sat., 10:00-14:00
9., Währinger Straße 59
www.fotogalerie-wien.at

 

KUNSTSUPERMARKT

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
U3-Zieglergasse passage
www.kunstsupermarkt.at

 

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
kleine galerie
Tue.-Fri., 11:00-19:00
3., Kundmanngasse 30
www.kleinegalerie.at 

 

EDI MATIĆ

Works by Croatian author and photographer Edi Matić.

Opens 17 Oct., 19:00
Galerie ArtPoint
Tue.-Fri., 14:00-18:00
Thu., 14:00-19:30
1., Universitätsstraße 5
www.kulturkontakt.or.at

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