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Sunset at MQ

Sunset at MQ

The sun has just set and your Schnitzel and Sommer Spritzer are settling in, revitalising the sparkle in your eyes after a long day, pulling up the corners of your mouth. Now it’s time to move again, scintillate the senses. Time to dance. Time for the MuseumsQuartier. The MQ is not just master paintings and […]

Art Austria at the Leopold

Three artists will be honoured at the 6th annual Art Austria Trade Fair at the Leopold Museum 11-14 April. Awards of €10,000 each will be given for art “forgotten, forsaken, underestimated”, “established, arrived” and “young, emerging”, nominated by exhibitors and selected by a jury of experts. On the night of 10 April, photographers will capture […]

Schiele sold for €9.2 million

Legendary Austrian artist Egon Schiele set a personal record at an auction on 5 Feb.at Sotheby’s London, when his work on paper, 1914’s Two Lovers (Self-Portrait with Wally) surpassed pre-auction estimates to sell for €9.2 million. Schiele’s previous record for a piece in this category was $11.353 million (approximately €7.71 million) at Sotheby’s New York […]

Naked at the Naked Men

Naked at the Naked Men

The Nackte Männer exhibit at the Leopold Museum has been a hot topic in Vienna since it opened in October – provoking a lot of good banter and not a few jokes on the subject of male nakedness in art. So why are female nudes everywhere in art, when the slightest glimpse of a male […]

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