Memorial to the victims of persecution by the Nazi military court on Ballhausplatz by Olfa Nicolai

Art in the public domain

The works of international and Austrian artists are presented at selected locations around Vienna. Artworks from Ernst Caramelle, Tony Cragg, Fritz Wotruba, Alfred Hrdlicka, Franz West, Rachel Whiteread, Henry Moore and others are on display.

The goal of art in public spaces is to stimulate and upgrade public urban spaces with temporary and permanent projects. Keep an eye out while strolling through the city. Because you can admire art at almost every corner in Vienna.

Selected artworks within the Gürtel:

  • Ernst Caramelle: Kunstpassage Karlsplatz, 2013 (4th, Karlsplatz subway station, main passage)
  • Rachel Whiteread: Memorial for the Austrian Jewish victims of Shoah, 2000 (1st, Judenplatz)
  • Tony Cragg: Ferryman sculpture, 1997 (1st, Georg-Coch-Platz in front of the PSK)
  • Olafur Eliasson: Yellow Fog Light Installation, 2008 (1st, Am Hof 6a)
  • Philip Johnson: Wiener Trio sculpture, 1996 (1st, Franz-Josefs-Kai/Schottenring)
  • Fritz Wotruba: Large standing figure, 1962 (8th, Friedrich-Schmidt-Platz 6)
  • Alfred Hrdlicka: Memorial against war and fascism, 1988 (1st, Dr.-Helmut-Zilk-Platz)
  • Franz West: Gerngroßsäule, 2007 (6th, Rahlgasse)
  • Ken Lum: Media installation Pi, 2006 (1st, west passage Karlsplatz/Friedrichstrasse)
  • Henry Moore: Plastic Hill Arches in the pool in front of the Karlskirche (Church of St. Charles), erected in 1978 (4th, Karlsplatz)
  • Peter Kogler: Installation in the Karlsplatz subway station (mezzanine level U1/U2)
  • Roland Kodritsch: Reason to Believe, 2009 (6th, Getreidemarkt 17/corner of Mariahilfer Strasse)
  • Olfa Nicolai: Memorial to the victims of persecution of the Nazi military justice, 2014 (1st, Ballhausplatz)
  • Lawrence Weiner: Zerschmettert in Stücke (im Frieden der Nacht)/Smashed to pieces (in the still of the night), 1991 (6th, Esterházypark/anti-aircraft tower, House of the Sea)

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