“WOW! The Heidi Horten Collection” – the high-quality private collection’s first public presentation
Schiele, Klimt and Moser jubilee exhibitions, photography emphasis, a new private collection to be discovered and brilliant attendance figures at the Leopold Museum
2018 is the year of the Leopold Museum: as Vienna celebrates Viennese Modernism and its protagonists Klimt, Schiele and Moser, the Leopold Museum traces an arc from the movement’s beginnings with Anton Romako to the Schiele jubilee exhibition, via Klimt, Moser, Gerstl, Kokoschka and the photographers Moriz Nähr and Madame d’Ora all the way to Brus and Palme, while the exhibition “WOW! The Heidi Horten Collection” unites 100 years of art history from Klimt to Hirst.
First presentation of the famous French writer’s graphic oeuvre in a Vienna museum
Exhibition dedicated to exploring visual culture through contemporary positions by Mladen Bizumic, Cäcilia Brown, Andreas Fogarasi, Sofie Thorsen, Kay Walkowiak and Anita Witek.
Heike Eipeldauer named new Head of Collections; Verena Gamper new Head of Egon Schiele Documentation Center.
Largest ever Hodler exhibition in Austria illustrates his influence on Vienna Secessionists
Opening of Comprehensive Kolig Retrospective, 50 Years after Last Solo Show in Vienna
On Thursday, 6th July, the Leopold Museum opened its three new summer exhibitions which highlight the broad range of the Leopold Museum Director Hans-Peter Wipplinger’s newly developed exhibition program.
With an exclusive preview of the retrospective “Richard Gerstl” at the Neue Galerie in New York, the Leopold Museum Vienna and the Vienna tourist organization WienTourismus gave the media, the art world and the travel industry in New York a taste of Vienna’s upcoming commemorative year of 2018 with its theme of “Beauty and Abyss”.
The museum’s Director Hans-Peter Wipplinger, the foundation’s board member Agnes Husslein-Arco and the artist Erwin Wurm celebrated the closing event of the successful Spitzweg-Wurm exhibition