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Kunsthalle Wien, Museumsplatz 1 1070 Vienna, Austria

Political Populism

Political Populism, Installation View

'Political Populism' is the extremely populist title for an exhibition which aims to critically question this phenomenon through artistic means. The exhibition is not designed to present a picture of the cultural and historical development of populist tendencies but instead gathers over twenty international artists’ works and showcases them according to diverse topics.

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Kunsthalle Wien Museumsquartier, Museumsplatz 1, 1070 Vienna, Austria

Pauline Boudry/Renate Lorenz: LOVING, REPEATING

Toxic, Performance: Ginger Brooks Takahashi and Werner Hirsch

As part of Future Light - the visual art element of the Vienna Biennale 2015 - Pauline Boudry and Renate Lorenz present an atmospheric time-reflective installation, made up of sculpture and video-based works.

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Kunsthalle Wien, Museumsplatz 1 1070 Vienna, Austria

Gareth Long: Kidnappers Foil

Installation view: Gareth Long, Kidnappers Foil, Kunsthalle Wien 2014, Photo: Stephan Wyckoff

Kidnappers Foil is both the title of an exhibition by artist Gareth Long and the title of more than 200 films by American filmmaker Melton Barker. From the mid-1930s into the early 1970s Barker ventured around the USA making the same film over and over. Most prints of these films no longer exist, but around fourteen have been preserved and Gareth Long will assemble and screen them for the first time since the films were made at Kunsthalle Wien.

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Kunsthalle Wien, Museumsplatz 1, 1070 Wien, Austria

New Ways of Doing Nothing

Bartleby le scribe brickbat

New Ways of Doing Nothing devotes itself to a form of artistic production that opposes activity, doing and manufacturing. It instead gives an affirmative slant to forms of doing nothing.

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Secession, Association of Visual Artists, Friedrichstrasse 12, A-1010 Vienna

Guido Van der Werve: at war with oneself

Guido van der Werve, Installationsansicht installation view Secession 2013, Photo Wolfgang Thaler 01

'I abstract the narrative until only the mood is left. Mood is a medium that everybody can relate to and, more importantly, everyone has their own relationship to the mood." - Guido van der Werve.

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Vereignigung bildender KünstlerInnen Wiener Secession, Friedrichstraße 12, A-1010 Wien.

Ulla Von Bradenburg: Innen ist nicht Außen

Ulla von Brandenburg, Die Strasse, 2013, 11 min 20 sec, schwarz weiss

In her films, drawings, and installations, German artist Ulla von Brandenburg explores how things are staged and made theatrical, the relationship between audience and actors, the rules of performance, and the overlap between reality and illusion.

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Wiener Secession, Association of Visual Artists, Friedrichstraße 12, A-1010 Vienna

Robert Irwin: Double Blind

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Irwin's exploration of perception and experience dates back to the beginning of his career as an Abstract-Expressionist painter in Los Angeles in the 1950s. Soon plagued with doubts about the adequacy of the panel painting as a depiction of reality, in th

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Sucession, Association of Visual Artists, Friedrichstraße 12. A-1010 Vienna

Unrest of Form. Imaging the Political Subject

Banu Cennetoglu Shiri Zinn Pavilion II Within Limits 19921 1995 Unruhe der Form Unrest of Form Secession 2013 photo Oliver Ottenschlaeger

Sucession, Vienna presents the group show 'Unrest of Form. Imaging the Political Subject,' in which its participants ask: how can the art of today foster resistance against economic structures in which it participates itself'

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mumok, MuseumsQuartier Museumsplatz 1, A-1070 Wien

Alejandro Cesarco

04 Cesarco Methodology 2011

Alejandro Cesarco's work (b. 1975 in Montevideo, Uruguay) continues in the tradition of conceptual art. His works contain thematic references to popular culture, art history and literature.

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Wiener Secession, Association of Visual Artists Friedrichstraße 12, A-1010 Wien

Anne Hardy

Anne Hardy Cipher, 2007 Secession2012 photo Angus Mill

'I want to make photographs that create something other than pure reality.' Anne Hardy interviewed by Elisabeth Krimbacher in Parnass, Issue 3, 2012. British artist Anne Hardy constructs life-size sets that are rich in detail using a variety of materials

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