The very first “Art Vienna“ takes place from February 23–26, 2017!
During recent years, the Leopold Museum, centrally located in the midst of Vienna’s large cultural quarter “Museumsquartier” and ideally suited for temporary events, has established itself as a unique venue for fairs. This February, after 10 successful years of the established ART AUSTRIA, Vienna art lovers will be presented with a new meeting point- ART VIENNA, hosted for the first time at the Leopold Museum.
A new fair needs contemporary art!
Rising to this challenge, ART VIENNA opens its doors for the first time from February 23 to 26. But not only that, next to its main areas of focus, contemporary art, it also creates a place for classical modernism. Without exception, the most important criterion is quality. And when the mixture is right, this opens up and unfolds a field of tension for the viewer – in analogy to the artistic concept of the fair’s venue, the Leopold Museum, where the curators take the central pillar of the collection, Austrian classical modernism, as the point of departure for exploring advanced modernism and contemporary artworks