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Martin Beck

From May 6, 2017 will be presentinga one-person exhibition on the work of New York-and Vienna-based artist Martin Beck. The exhibition is scheduled for summer 2017. 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...


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...


Július Koller

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...


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,...


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...


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...


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


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