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Viennese Culture

Painters

Art of Gustav Klimt

From 1876 to 1883 Gustav Klimt attended the Vienna School of Arts and Crafts and from 1879 he started working with his brother Ernst Klimt on decorative paintings, designed for public buildings in Vienna, Bucharest and Rijeka.

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Oskar Kokoschka

In 1907 Oskar Kokoschka started to study at the Vienna School of Arts and Crafts and worked for the Wiener Werkstätte. Kokoschka's interests were not only limited to painting, but also to literature.

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OSKAR KOKOSCHKA (1886-1980)
Egon Schiele

Egon Schiele studied at the Vienna Academy of Fine Art from 1906 to 1909. From 1909 on, his paintings were presented in many exhibitions. During this Periode Schiele became friends with Gustav Klimt, who influenced his work very much.

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Hundertwasserhaus

In 1948 Friendensreich Hundertwasser studied at the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts for 4 months. A year later he changed his name to Friedensreich Hundertwasser, which means "full-of-peace hundred-water".

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HUNDERTWASSER (1928-2000)
Photograph of Inge Morath: Prater

Inge Morath is one of the most admired photographers world wide. Her great strength was the portray and she was asked to take photographs of contemporary celebs among them Marilyn Monroe whooting 'The Misfits'.

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INGE MORATH (1923-2002)
Valie Export: Der Transparente Raum

Inspired by the philosphy and art theories of Viennese Actionism Valie Export began to explore the issues of female sexuality by the means of multimedia art, film and video art, installations and body performances.

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VALIE EXPORT (1940- )