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Musuem Vienna

When in Vienna, one gets the overwhelming sense that museums are how weekends and indeed evenings are spent. Pick a topic then look up the alphabetical index and there is bound to be a museum on it. 685 more words

The Great Museum: A Great Documentary

A warning to all readers: if you find the act of going to a museum to be boring, then DO NOT watch this film.  This film, a documentary about the daily workings and inner life of the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna, is like a backstage pass to the daily life of a museum, and it quietly mesmerizes. 224 more words

Row erupts over £50m Bruegel painting in Nazi looted art claim

Following the alleged discovery of a Nazi treasure train in August, Poland has made headlines once again with claims that a Renaissance masterpiece was looted from Krakow during the 1939 occupation. 379 more words

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Bruegel in Vienna, part 2: Religion, politics and war

In the first part of this appreciation of the Bruegel room in the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna, I looked at Bruegel’s paintings of the seasons… 3,780 more words


Lange Nacht der Museen

(english version below)

Letzten Samstag war es wieder so weit: Die Lange Nacht der Museen fand zum 16. Mal statt! Obwohl ich erst letztes Jahr zum ersten Mal dabei war, gehört es für mich schon zum Pflichtprogramm! 463 more words


Threads of Power @ the Kunsthistorisches Museum

Threads of Power

Sixteenth Century Tapestries from the Kunsthistorisches Museum

Vienna, August 2015

For the first of a series of rough and ready guides to the museums of Vienna, let’s take a look at the Kunsthistorisches Museum and their current exhibition, … 758 more words

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