A collage shows the artist himself as a nude in front of a screen.
© Privatbesitz

Attersee – the universal artist

Christian Ludwig Attersee is not only one of the most important painters of his generation and this country but also a passionate singer and composer, author, stage designer, performance artist, filmmaker and photographer. There is hardly an artistic form of expression that Attersee does not claim for himself. In his long career, the all-rounder has gradually leveled the artistic boundaries between pop and modernism, between free and applied art. The Belvedere 21 pays tribute to the internationally renowned painter and co-founder of "New Austrian Painting" with a comprehensive exhibition.

From Viennese Actionism to European Pop Art

The exhibition on the upper floor of Belvedere 21 focuses in particular on the first 20 years of Attersee's work, in which the artist formulates the complex diversity of his entire oeuvre. Creations from numerous genres such as drawings, collages, paintings, photographic series, carpets, films, music, objects, selected product design and much more are shown. Attersee's unmistakable oeuvre is thus made accessible on a large scale and presented in a comprehensible manner.

Christian Ludwig Attersee. Feuerstelle

February 1 - August 18, 2019

Belvedere 21

Arsenalstraße 1, 1030 Wien
  • Prices

    • Young people under 19   €0
    • Your benefit with the Vienna City Card: 1,50€ off
  • Opening times

    • We - Su, 11:00 - 18:00
    • We, 11:00 - 21:00
    • Fr, 11:00 - 21:00
    • Public Holidays (including Monday and Tuesday) 11 am-6 pm
  • Accessibility

    • Main entrance
      • no steps (Double swinging doors   140  cm  wide )
    • Car parks Main entrance
      • 1 Parking spaces for people with disabilities
    • Elevator available
      • 100 cm wide and 250 cm low , Door 90 cm wide
    • Further information
      • Seeing eye dogs allowed
      • 2 Wheelchair spaces available (spaces in the Blickle cinema by the entrance on the right)
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
    • Special offers for people with disabilities

      Tactile tours on the architecture of 21er Haus and the sculptures of Fritz Wotrub for blind and visually impaired people. Seating in collection area.

    • Comments

      Sitzmöglichkeiten in den Ausstellungen, im Foyer und in der Garderobe.

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