On Wednesday, 24th May 2017, at 11 am, George Jaeger, the son of the Austrian-American painter Frederick Jaeger (born Friedrich Jäger) gifted two of his father’s paintings to the Leopold Museum. They are the following works, which have been incorporated into the collection of the Leopold Museum bearing the inventory numbers LM 6027 and LM 6028.
Frederick Jaeger (Vienna 1895-1980 Kansas City), Georg, the Artist’s Son Aged Eight, 1934
Frederick Jaeger (Vienna 1895-1980 Kansas City), The Raven, 1928
Leopold Museum: Recognition for the sculptor Joannis Avramidis and opening of Wiener Festwochen exhibition
Opening of comprehensive retrospective dedicated to the “great loner” in conjunction with the Festwochen exhibition “The Conundrum of Imagination”
“Column of Humanity” by Joannis Avramidis: 13 meter-high sculpture erected in the main square of the MQ
Bronze herald of the Leopold Museum’s comprehensive Avramidis exhibition
After only six weeks, more than 50,000 people have already visited the exhibition “CARL SPITZWEG—ERWIN WURM. Hilarious! Hilarious?” at the Leopold Museum.
Gyoza Brothers Group takes over Leopold Museum gastronomy
The Leopold Museum has published a volume on the first Egon Schiele Symposium (29th and 30th September 2016) containing all the talks given at this extensive conference on the oeuvre of the eminent Austrian Expressionist Egon Schiele (1890—1918).
Ironic criticism of society served up with humor.
The Directors of the Leopold Museum Hans-Peter Wipplinger and Gabriele Langer hosted a press conference in which they looked back on an active and eventful 2016 and presented the upcoming special exhibitions and cooperation projects scheduled for 2017.
Schiele Master Drawings at the Leopold Museum
Exclusive guided tour of rarely exhibited graphic works by Egon Schiele and special presentation on the secrets of paper restoration