1902 saw the Secession group of artists hold an exhibition in Vienna in honour of Beethoven. I'm not sure the composer would have liked the contemporary art on display, but … [Read more...] about Beethoven Frieze (Beethovenfries)
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The late 1800s must have been quite a time in Vienna. You had the tradition of a centuries-old monarchy and long-serving Habsburg emperor (Franz Joseph I) alongside a … [Read more...] about The Secession Building (Secessionsgebäude)
It is one thing to admire a work of art, quite another to immerse yourself in the surroundings that led to its creation. The Klimt Villa makes the latter possible, helping you … [Read more...] about Klimt Villa and Studio
Gustav Klimt's name is indelibly associated with Vienna and its art. He was born, lived, worked and died in the city. Discover the best places to see his paintings and … [Read more...] about Gustav Klimt in Vienna
This house once echoed to the works of Beethoven, played by the composer himself. You could say the same of many Viennese houses (he moved around a lot), but this one has a … [Read more...] about Beethoven Pasqualatihaus
On January 31st, 1797, little Franz Schubert popped into the world at his family's home in a small village just outside Vienna. A genius was born. And while other babies … [Read more...] about Schubert’s birthplace