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Easter Break Part 2: Vienna

Part two of my Easter break was spent in the beautiful city of Vienna. Other than knowing it features in the Sound of Music and was an important player in the world wars, but I really didn’t know much about Austria before this trip. 803 more words


Head of a Woman

ANTON VAN DYCK (1599-1641)

Head of a Woman (1620-25)

Oil on paper, mounted on panel 49 x 46 cm

Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

This oil sketch is akin to the studies from live male models that van Dyck transformed by the addition of appropriate attributes into his series of individual apostles. 229 more words


Wes Anderson to curate an exhibition in Vienna

From 11 September 2018 to 20 January 2019, a brand new exhibition will run at Vienna’s Kunsthistorisches Museum and will be curated by film director Wes Anderson and his partner, designer, illustrator and author Juman Malouf. 249 more words


Rubens: The Power of Transformation

(Vienna, Kunsthistorisches Museum, until 21 January 2018)

My apologies for the recent silence. It’s been a rather frantic weekend and I’m only just getting to the point where I can think again. 2,742 more words


The MQ Kantine - An Artsy Place in the City Center

The MQ Kantine is a nice and artsy cantina/cafeteria of the MuseumsQuartier of Vienna, the Viennese Museum of Modern Art, right next to the famous Mariahilferstraße and the Kunsthistorisches Museum (Art History Museum) and Naturhistorisches Museum (Natural History Museum) at the famous Ringstrasse. 170 more words


Ah, Vienna

In May I fulfilled a long-held ambition to see the ancient Cypriot collection of the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, as the highlight of a whirlwind visit to the city. 662 more words

Cypriot Art