Appointments, meetings, deadlines – schedules structure our day. A glance at the Vienna Secessionists’ calendars show how art sneaks into everyday life.
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The SCHIRN presents the first-ever survey exhibition of works by photographer and performance artist Ulay.
Artist Rosa Barba to install a monumental film sculpture in the rotunda of the SCHIRN.
Artist Thomas Scheibitz collects images of all kinds, including comics, as source material for his drawings, paintings and sculptures.
The rise of the comic strips in the United States was also strongly influenced by Jewish immigration. It was Jews who invented heroes like Superman, Batman and The Spirit – and then sent them out to do battle with the...
To mark the “Pioneers of the Comic Strip” exhibition, the SCHIRN MAG is travelling to ten comic stores on three continents.
Curator Martina Weinhart visits the artist Peter Saul who, at the age of 81, still enjoys jumping on a trampoline at his home in Upstate New York and works on his paintings every day.
In the August edition of Double Feature, Timur Si-Qin presents his work “Attain Mirrorscape”. Following a discussion with the artist, he will be showing excerpts of the video game “Until Dawn”.
Broncia Koller-Pinell is listed as one of Austria’s most important female artists of the turn of the 20th century – but today her name has been almost entirely forgotten.
In 1900, Emil Orlik went in search of the real Japan. On his journey he learnt an old Japanese printing technique and brought it back to Vienna with him. But he didn’t find what he was looking for.
Every day for more than 40 years cartoonist Frank King told the stories of Walt Wallet and his foundling Skeezix. Through his comic, King became one of the 20th century’s most important documentarists of the American...
The society of fine artists known as the Viennese Secession was founded in 1898, but the Secession building on Vienna’s Naschmarkt continues to host exhibitions of contemporary art even today.
Dream, imagination and illusion: Winsor McCay pushed the boundaries of the comic format, regularly sending his hero Nemo to the end of the world and far beyond. Nemo’s marvelous adventures last until he wakes up from his...
The Viennese Secessionists wanted two things: an exhibition building and a magazine. They got both. Their magazine “Ver Sacrum” was about nothing less than the rejuvenation of art within Austria.
Prof. Bernd Dolle-Weinkauf in interview about the subversive potential of comic strips, the loss of a culture of writing, and the origin of today’s highly popular graphic novels.