Going to an art museum may not usually seem that exciting, but when I rode my bike to the Belvedere21 yesterday, for the first time in months, since Covid-19 Lockdown measures shut down all of Vienna´s museums, I felt pretty exhilarated. The modern art venue of the venerable Belvedere Museum offered special thematic tours on … More Finally exposed to paintings again
Before it´s too late (just one more week), I absolutely had to go see the exhibition of Kiki Smith´s large size canvases and other works at the Lower Belvedere museum. The Belvedere is showing about sixty works of this American artist´s multi-facetted oevre in the exhibition Processions , including sculptures, large tapestries, and objects and … More Individual nature – Kiki Smith
Well, it´s international women´s day again, the moment in time when all the hardships and injustices done to women in the past and in the now are brought to the forefront of media attention. But the focus of my blog today is not on the general politics of or against feminism and women´s rights. Rather, … More Not good enough? Think again!
Have you ever seen walking works of art? Or looked underneath the layers of a famous painting? Now you can, at the Lower Belvedere. Instagramers Austria was invited to see and photograph two fascinating exhibitions currently on in the halls of the Belvedere Museum: Donna Huanca – Piedra Quemada, a multi-media installation involving all your … More Bodies at the Belvedere Museum
Last Friday I finally had the chance to attend an expert tour at the Belvedere again. The Belvedere has an outstanding programme of guided tours by curators and historians, and I try to go as often as I can (which, given my schedule lately, is less often than I would like). The excellent art history … More Art in the aftermath of war – a special angle on two current exhibitions at the Belvedere