Witness history and the phoenix-like return of Vienna and Austria post-WWII, as seen through the lens of US photographer Yoichi Okamoto in the National Library's Image Power … [Read more...] about Yoichi Okamoto photo exhibition
The Hofburg winter palace
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Talk architecture and design here in Vienna and thoughts turn to town palaces and tableware. But the small Of Gardens and People exhibition in the National Library's Prunksaal … [Read more...] about Of Gardens and People
It's a gate. But not of the wooden fence and latch variety. The imposing russet, black and gold Schweizertor (Swiss Gate) first allowed access to the Hofburg palace over 470 … [Read more...] about The Schweizertor
The National Library of Austria in Vienna hosts exhibitions in its wonderful Baroque State Hall, but also in various other museums attached to the institution. The links … [Read more...] about National Library: exhibition archive
A bonus treat for any visitor to the Hofburg palace is the Hofburgkapelle (or simply Burgkapelle): a chapel that served dozens of Imperial families through the ages. And some … [Read more...] about The Hofburgkapelle
They began building the stunning Prunksaal (State Hall) of the National Library exactly 300 years ago. Which seems as good a reason as any to explore the history of that … [Read more...] about History of the Prunksaal (exhibition)