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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...


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...


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...


Painting 2.0

The exhibition Painting 2.0: Expression in the Information Age places our sustained interest in contemporary painting and the continuous expansion of digital technologies within a surprising historical context. This exhibition goes back to the dawn of the information age in the 1960s and shows how painting already then...


Wolfgang Herzig

We Pioneers

From May 12, 2016 through February 26, 2017 mumok will be showing the exhibition We Pioneers: Trailblazers of Postwar Modernism about two charismatic personalities in art and culture after 1945: Viktor Matejka and Werner Hofmann. These two men both greatly influenced the postwar Vienna art scene, and this exhibition looks in...


Body, Psyche, and Taboo

In 2016 mumok is taking a fresh look at one of the mainstays of our own collection—Vienna Actionism—by relating this to equally radical positions taken by some of its Austrian predecessors. Many Austrian museums and collections are supporting this project with generous loans of works, thus making it possible to create an encounter...


HAWSER / HOFER

From March 4, 2016, mumok is presenting two young artists who both reflect critically on contemporary concepts of nostalgia, re-evaluating these with new works made especially for this mumok show. Kathi Hofer (born 1981 in Hallein) draws on her own family history and an Austrian fashion icon—the artist comes from the Salzburg Hofer...


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