Auctions & Openings: Sep. 2012

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“The Pieces Earth Took Away” at Galerie Krinzinger, part of Curated By Vienna 2012 | Photo: Katya García Antón

Openings

GALERIE BENEDICT
The opening coincides with Nigeria’s 52nd anniversary of its independence, showcasing contemporary work of Nigerian artists. See also “Africa in Black and White”.

1-6 Oct, 13:30-20:30
Galerie Benedict
1., Sonnenfelgasse 13/1
(0) 1 958 6213
www.galerie-benedict.com

 

NACHT
Ostlicht, a project of Westlicht director Peter Coeln, opened in June of this year, specialising in contemporary photography. In Ostlicht’s first exhibition, 18 artists present their meditations on the space between dusk and dawn.

Through 29 Sept.
Wed.-Sat., 12:00-18:00
10., Absbergasse 27
(01) 996 20 66
info@ostlicht.at

 

ETAM CRU
Two graffiti artists from Poland (Bezt/Mateusz Gapski and Sainer/Przemek Blejzyk) present their first exhibition in Austria. They create surreal, fantastic environments, combining classical painting techniques with graffiti and illustration.

Opening 6 Sept., 19:00. Through 20 Oct.
INOPERAbLE
Tues.-Fri., 13:00-18:00
Sat., 13:00-17:00
7., Burggasse 24
www.inoperable.at

 

AS TOLD BY EONS
New York-based artist Gedi Sibony draws on traditions of minimalism in his constructions, often using found objects: carpet, plastic, cardboard, and other “consumer-grade” materials, which operate as “phenomenological staging grounds which are highly tuned to their surrounding architectural spaces.”

Through 15 Sept.
Galerie Meyer Kainer
Tue.-Fri., 13:00-18:00, Sat., 11:00-15:00
1., Eschenbachgasse 9
www.meyerkainer.com

 

THE COMMON WHICH NO LONGER EXISTS
This exhibition endeavours to present the change that the 1992 division of Yugoslavia wrought on the artistry of eight Yugoslavian artists from various generations, and thereby to give new impetus to discourse on the subject.

Opening 13 Sept., 19:00.
14 Sept.-7 Oct.
Künstlerhaus k/haus Galerie
Daily 10:00-18:00,
Thu., 10:00-21:00
1., Karlsplatz 5
www.k-haus.at

 

CURATED BY_VIENNA 2012
This year’s project, “art or life: aesthetics and biopolitics”, presents exhibitions developed by 25 curators in 22 galleries across the city. Conceived by Eva Maria Stadler, the exhibitions explore “the interconnections between work, economy knowledge and politics.”

20 Sept.-25 Oct.
See website for locations.
office@departure.at
www.curatedby.at

 

WILDERNESS TIPS
In this exhibition, artist Zachari Logan imagines his own body “not outside nature, but an allegorical aspect of it.” There will be a performance on 14 September, and a workshop for kids on 15 September.

6 Sept., 19:00
7-29 Sept.
Thu.-Fri., 14:00-19:00
Sat., 10:00-15:00
4., Schleifmühlgasse 12-14
www.12-14.org

 

Auctions

19TH CENTURY PAINTINGS AND WATERCOLOURS
Including artworks by Karl Kaufmann, Alois Arnegger, and Richard Nitsch.

12 Sept., 16:00

 

ANTIQUE ARMS, UNIFORMS AND MILITARIA
Swords, daggers, pistols, rifles, various pieces of armour, and other military accoutrements from around the world.

14 September, 14:00
Palais Dorotheum
1., Dorotheergasse 17
(01) 515 60-0
www.dorotheum.com

 

CARS & VEHICLES
A monthly auction of vehicles, machines, and tools. Several locations outside Vienna.

4 Sept., 10:00
Fahrzeug Technik Zentrum
Doktor-Robert-Firneisstr. 6-8
A-2331 Vösendorf
(01) 602 04 58

 

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