Supporting the metrics that consistently put Vienna at the very top of international quality of life rankings is an underlying foundation that few are aware of or even see.
Vienna’s art scene is about more than just ornate museums filled with art-historical treasures. A new generation is bursting onto the city’s art scene, carrying the torch of Viennese art with young, innovative energy.
viennacontemporary artistic director Christina Steinbrecher-Pfandt talks about her first encounter with great art, life in Vienna, motivation and more.
Watch our recap video from viennacontemporary 2016 with opinions from writer Kate Sutton, gallerist Timothy Persons and collectors Alain Servais and Arne Austrheim.
This year we had 38 contemporary art professionals and art collectors participating in panel discussions and presentations in the Talks section of the viennacontemporary. Here you can watch the highlights of the Keys to the Contemporary Art, curated by Kate Sutton and Collectors Forum, curated by Julien Robson.
“There are some 200 art fairs in the world today. Including the travel, I could spend every day showing up at some fair. We don’t do that. It has almost become too much. But where we go to every year is Vienna. It’s not only about the fair, but also about the city, and the people. We’re …
Vienna Design Week founder Lilli Hollein talks about her Christmas rituals and shows where one can find a well designed object. Best ideas for last minute present shopping!
Gallerists Martin Asbaek and Emanuel Layr, MAK Director Christoph Thun-Hohenstein and art collector Miguel Rios talk about viennacontemporary 2015. Watch the video to see the impressions of the fair.
Art collector, advisor and curator Amir Shariat guides through contemporary art galleries in Vienna.
Portuguese architect Ana Barros shows her favorite places and buildings that fascinate her in Vienna.
‘Without a collector there is no gallery, there is no artist, there is no art scene.’ – In the video landscape designer Roman Fuchs talks about his art collection and shows Villa Fuchs — a 1350 square meter residency with a sculpture park, where he lives with his wife, six children and numerous works of art.
Watch exclusive video interviews with artist Ugo Rondinone, who curated exhibition ‘Artists and Poets’ at the Vienna Secession and poet John Giorno, whose legendary Dial-A-Poem is part of the show.
Berlin based gallerist Volker Diehl talks about the curated solo presentation of Olga Chernysheva at his booth during the fair in 2014 and his interest in Russian art.
Watch the short video interview with Vienna based gallerist Christine König.
What is contemporary Budapest? How does the contemporary art scene look like there? We visited the most exiting artist studios and galleries and found out. Watch the video: