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Martin Beck

Martin Beck & Tim Lawrence in conversation

On the occasion of the exhibition Martin Beck. rumors and murmurs, mumok presents a conversation between the artist and the renowned cultural theorist, Tim Lawrence, who has published widely on dance music and club culture in the USA. This conversation will begin with a discussion of the film Last Night, a thirteen-and-a-half...


With 15 artists from the USA, Canada, and Europe

Symposium FEMINIST AVANT-GARDE

In conjunction with the exhibition WOMAN. FEMINIST AVANT-GARDE of the 1970s from the SAMMLUNG VERBUND Collection, mumok and the SAMMLUNG VERBUND are hosting a conference on Saturday May 6, 2017, from 2 pm. Sixteen of the artists with works in the exhibition will be present. In the 1970s, these artists, from the USA, Canada, and Europe...


Martin Beck

From May 6, 2017 will be presentinga one-person exhibition on the work of New York-and Vienna-based artist Martin Beck. Focusing on themes central to Beck’s oeuvre such as display, memory, collectivity, and imaging, the exhibition will bring together selected works from the past ten years with a new body of work produced for the...


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...


Hans Schabus. Cafe Hansi

On March 17, 2017, a new bar will be placed in front of the mumok cinema. Funds from the mumok Board made it possible to buy Cafe Hansi (2015) by Hans Schabus. This crazy fantasy bar (not to be confused with Café Hansy near Vienna’s Praterstern) can operate autonomously within the museum—even a small kitchen and a WC are...


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....


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...


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?...


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?...


mumok's exhibition program 2017 at a glance

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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...


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