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Oh.... Jakob Lena Knebl & the mumok Collection

Artist Jakob Lena Knebl (born in 1970 in Baden) has no interest in thinking in predefined categories, neither in her life nor in her art. Her highly creative new arrangement of the mumok collection of modernist and contemporary art is on show from March 17, 2017, on two levels of the museum, presented together with her own new works....


Hannah Black

Hannah Black’s solo show at mumok takes a contemporary approach to key questions raised in the group exhibition WOMAN. Feminist Avant-garde in the 1970s from the SAMMLUNG VERBUND Collection (May 6 to September 3, 2017).
Black, born in Manchester and living in Berlin and New York, focuses in her work on her own...


WOMAN

From May 2017, mumok is presenting more than 300 artworks from the SAMMLUNG VERBUND collection that show how women artists in the 1970s first began to collectively redefine their own image of woman. As this significant artistic movement has been neglected in art histories to date, the collection director, Gabriele Schor, coined the...


Universal Questions Olympiad (U.F.O.)

In 1980, when Slovak artist Július Koller was asked by the Cologne gallery Poupol to send a proposal for an international group exhibition, he answered with a manifesto, his Universal Questions Olympiad (U.F.O.). Here, he asked five critical questions that are encountered again and again in his work: 1. Art or mystification?...


Universelle Fragen Olympiade (U.F.O.)

In 1980, when Slovak artist Július Koller was asked by the Cologne gallery Poupol to send a proposal for an international group exhibition, he answered with a manifesto, his Universal Questions Olympiad (U.F.O.). Here, he asked five critical questions that are encountered again and again in his work: 1. Art or mystification?...


mumok's exhibition program 2017 at a glance

General Information

Karola Kraus & Cornelia Lamprechter presented mumok's program for 2017


Július Koller

From November 25, 2016, mumok presents Július Koller. One Man Anti Show, a new approach to the work of Slovak artist Július Koller (1939–2007), an iconic figure in the history of the Neo-avant-garde and Post-avant-garde. His work has been a significant source of inspiration for artists and intellectuals worldwide since its...


Con­struc­tion_­Reflec­tion

In 2007, the Viennese collectors Gertraud and Dieter Bogner gave mumok part of their collection as a gift – “with no ifs and buts.” With more than a hundred paintings, sculptures, and objects, and three hundred drawings, prints, autographs, artists’ books, and archive materials, this is the largest single donation to the museum to...


Dirk Stermann moderates a table tennis competition in the exhibition Július Koller. One Man Anti Show

Grand Opening of the J.K. Ping-Pong Club

Slovak artist Július Koller was a passionate sportsman and an enthusiastic tennis and table tennis fan. He saw the constant to and fro of the balls and the clearly defined rules of the game as symbols of democratic communication. He frequently appealed to the principles of fair play in these games as metaphors for a working democracy...


Kapsch Contemporary Art Prize 2016

Anna-Sophie Berger is the first winner of the Kapsch Contemporary Art Prize, established in 2016 by Kapsch AG and mumok to promote young artists who live and work mainly in Austria


Panel discussion with Caroline Busta, Lynne Cooke, Sebastian Egenhofer & David Joselit

Painting 2.0 - Panel Discussion

The new exhibition Painting 2.0: Expression in the Information Age is the subject of a panel discussion on Saturday June 4, 2016, at 6 pm. A theoretical and critical debate will address the key issues raised by the 230 works in this exhibition. 

The moderator is David Joselit, distinguished professor in the graduate...


Pakui Hardware

Since 2014, Neringa Černiauskaitė (born in 1984 in Klaipeda, Lithuania) and Ugnius Gelguda (born in 1977 in Vilnius, Lithuania) have been operating together as an artist duo under the label Pakui Hardware. This name derives from Pakui, the extremely quick servant of the Hawaiian fertility goddess Haumea. Legend has it that the...


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