from 13 March 2020

Vienna's new museum for modern art

ALBERTINA modern numbers among the largest museums of modern and contemporary art.

The collection of ALBERTINA modern encompasses over 60,000 works by 5,000 artists.

The Künstlerhaus on Karlsplatz was constructed in 1865 and established as a gallery. Thanks to the patronage of Hans Peter Haselsteiner, this history-steeped building now shines in new splendor.

60.000 artworks
5.000 artists
2.500 m2
exhibition space
60.000 artworks
5.000 artists
2.500 m2
exhibition space
60.000 artworks
5.000 artists
2.500 m2
exhibition space

    Three years of work went into restoring, modernizing, and expanding what has now become Vienna’s new modern art museum, and the Essl Collection forms the foundation of our collection of modern and contemporary art.

    "With Albertina modern, Vienna will soon be home to a new museum of modern art where important works from the Essl Collection and from the Albertina Museum's most recent acquisition, the Jablonka Collection, will join the museum's preexisting holdings as a basis for major exhibitions."

    Dr. Klaus Schröder, Director General, Albertina Museum,
    Vienna

    Important artworks from Austrian and international artists.

    The ALBERTINA modern uses its 2,500 m2 to present comprehensive exhibitions of works by important Austrian and international artists including Andy Warhol, Cindy Sherman, Gottfried Helnwein, Gerhard Richter, Jonathan Meese, Hubert Scheibl, Jörg Immendorf, Arnulf Rainer, Hermann Nitsch, Neo Rauch, Hundertwasser, Annette Messager, Anselm Kiefer, Robert Rauschenberg, Kiki Kogelnik, Elke Krystufek, Roy Lichtenstein, Pierre Soulages, Maria Lassnig, Alex Katz, Sherrie Levine, VALIE EXPORT, Karel Appel, Franz West, Erwin Wurm, Georg Baselitz, Sarah Morris, Nam June Paik, Pipilotti Rist, Nan Goldin, Thomas Ruff, and many others.


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    From 13 March 2020

    The beginning Art in Austria, 1945–1980

    This exhibition features the leading exponents of Austrian art’s post-1945 renewal.

    Günter Brus | Selbstbemalung II, 1965 | ALBERTINA, Wien – The ESSL Collection © Günter Brus
    Maria Lassnig | Woman Power, 1979 | ALBERTINA, Wien – The ESSL Collection © Bildrecht, Wien, 2020
    Christian Ludwig Attersee | Torte mit Speisekugel und Speiseblau, 1967 | ALBERTINA, Wien – The ESSL Collection © Bildrecht, Wien, 2020
    VALIE EXPORT | Aktionshose: Genitalpanik, 1969/2001 | ALBERTINA, Wien – The ESSL Collection © Bildrecht, Wien, 2020
    Birgit Jürgenssen | Ohne Titel (Mann auf der Bank), 1975 | ALBERTINA, Wien – The ESSL Collection © Bildrecht, Wien, 2020
    Hermann Nitsch | Menstruationsbindenbild, 1964 | ALBERTINA, Wien – The ESSL Collection © Bildrecht, Wien, 2020
    Peter Pongratz | Schutzengel, 1971 | ALBERTINA, Wien – The ESSL Collection © Bildrecht, Wien, 2020
    Arnulf Rainer | Übermalung Miniumrot auf schwarzem Grund, 1956 | ALBERTINA, Wien – The ESSL Collection © Arnulf Rainer
    Franz Ringel | Brief an meine Freunde in Wien, 1973 | ALBERTINA, Wien – The ESSL Collection
    Max Weiler | Laufes, 1961 | ALBERTINA, Wien – The ESSL Collection © Robert Najar
    Reimo Wukounig | Der verbitterte Zögling – Zyklus „Einatmen – Ausatmen“, 1974 | ALBERTINA, Wien – The ESSL Collection © Reimo Wukounig
    Kiki Kogelnik | Untitled (Bomb), c. 1964 | © 1964 Kiki Kogelnik Foundation. All rights reserved
    Franz Zadrazil | Rüdigerhof, 1977 | ALBERTINA, Wien – The ESSL Collection © Franz Zadrazil
    August Walla | Augustin.! KPÖ.! KPS.!, undatiert | ALBERTINA, Wien – Sammlung Dagmar und Manfred Chobot © ART BRUT KG
    Gottfried Helnwein | Der höhnische Arzt, 1973 | ALBERTINA, Wien – Leihgabe aus Privatsammlung © Bildrecht, Wien, 2020
    Markus Prachensky | Rouge sur gris – Karlsruhe 1962, 1962 | ALBERTINA, Wien – Schenkung des Künstlers © Brigitte Prachensky
    Florentina Pakosta | Ohne Titel, 1981 | ALBERTINA, Wien © Bildrecht, Wien, 2020
    Hans Staudacher | Ohne Titel (Diptychon), 1959 | ALBERTINA, Wien © Hans Staudacher
    Robert Klemmer | Ohne Titel, 1969 | © Sammlung Philipp Konzett Wien