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Julian Turner. why not

Julian Turner (born 1985 in Hamburg) is the second winner of the Kapsch Contemporary Art Prize, an award promoting young artists who live primarily in Austria. The prize was established in 2016 by the Kapsch Group and mumok and the winner receives 5,000 euro prize money and a solo exhibition at mumok, including a publication. In...


Art into Life!

In the 1960s, the Rhineland was an important focus for massive changes in contemporary art. A new internationally networked generation of artists turned away from traditional notions of art. Inspiration came from everyday life. Everyday objects became the material for art. These artists worked in urban contexts, they broke across the...


FISCHERSPOONER. One on One

FISCHERSPOONER announces a one-night only endurance performance and world premiere listening party entitled One on One/Random Play. At this intimate event, Casey Spooner invites one person at a time into the Sir exhibition at mumok. Each audience member will enter into a private and unique...


Natural Histories

The exhibition Natural Histories. Traces of the Political (September 23, 2017 through January 14, 2018) explores representations of nature in reference to social processes and historical events. The works on show undermine both ideas of nature as a realm disconnected from history and the fiction of an unchanging, natural...


FISCHERSPOONER. SIR

When Warren Fischer and Casey Spooner founded their art, music, and performance project FISCHERSPOONER in 1998 in New York, they had a mission—to make the stuffy and elitist art scene more open and accessible. Success came quickly. After their first orgiastic and opulent performances, like those at MoMA...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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,...


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