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The Most Powerful Woman in the New York Art World


New York Times - May 4, 2017
“Then in college, in Vienna, I saw it in the Kunsthistorisches Museum,” she said, “and I was stunned that this picture I knew so well was in a place like that, immortalized. It was really powerful.” Her first experience in contemporary art was less ...
 

Can Vatican display shed light on the fate of the Menorah?


The Times of Israel - May 13, 2017
... we received from national and international museums,” says Di Castro, highlighting the important loans that the exhibit received from institutions such as the Louvre, the London National Gallery, the Israel Museum, the Kunsthistorisches Museum in ...
 

DIY excursions: the secret to saving money on a European river cruise


Telegraph.co.uk - May 3, 2017
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Habsburg Treasures


by: Sabine Haag, Franz Kirschweger
Ten years after the tragic theft of Benvenuto Cellini’s masterpiece, a gold and enamel saltcellar, Vienna’s Kunstkammer (Art Room) at the Kunsthistorisches Museum has reopened. Completely renovated, the gallery is once again showcasing the Habsburg dynasty’s exceptional collection of art and wonders. Here is a trove of sculptures and bronzes by such giants as Donatello and Giambologna, the world’s greatest collection of Baroque carved-ivory figures, and glorious Baroque silver goblets and vessels, as well as magically endowed natural wonders, such as ostrich eggs mounted in jewels, gold, and silver gilt.
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Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna: The Paintings


by: Wolfgang Prohaska
The Paintings Collections of the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna is one of the few truly internationally famous collections of art. Over 160 masterpieces from the 15th to the 18th centuries have been selected for this book and carefully reproduced in full colour. Together with art historical comments, they provide a magnificent overview of the collection.
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Habsburg Splendor: Masterpieces from Vienna's Imperial Collections at the Kunsthistorisches Museum


This beautiful book tells the fascinating story of the Habsburg dynasty, which ruled most of central Europe, Spain, Belgium, and parts of Italy for nearly 600 years, from the 15th through the 20th century. Charles V (1500–1558) once remarked that the sun never set on the Habsburg Empire, and for most of its history, Vienna served as its capital. The Habsburgs were acclaimed collectors and generous patrons of the arts. Franz Joseph I (1830–1916), the penultimate emperor of the dynasty, created the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna to house the artistic treasures of the empire.
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Change and Innovation in Middle Kingdom Art: Proceedings of the Meketre Study Day Held at the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna


The creativity of artistic production during the Middle Kingdom is vast and highly appreciated, but still far from fully understood.

The studies presented in this volume aim to present this extraordinary output of two and three-dimensional artworks in a critical reevaluation of old ideas and convictions while advancing new methods and exchanging ideas.

The core of “Change and Innovation” is looking at traditions, seeking answers to changes, and hoping to provide a better understanding of the concept of the salient characteristics of Middle Kingdom art.
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Wien - Kunsthistorisches Museum


http://www.planet-vienna.com/spots/Museen/khm.htm Some impressions ot the Museum of Art History in Vienna. Stunning architecture !
 

Vienna, Austria: The Kunsthistorisches Museum


At their peak of power in the 1500s, the Habsburg family ruled Austria, Germany, northern Italy, the Netherlands, and even Spain. And Vienna's ...
 

Eike Schmidt - Direktor der Uffizien, Florenz - 125 Jahre Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien


Eike Schmidt Direktor der Uffizien, Florenz Im Rahmen der Modern & Contemporary Gesprächsreihe hat das Kunsthistorische Museum im Jubiläumsjahr 2016 ...
 

Kunsthistorisches Museum - Wien


Wien - Städtereise Ostern 2011 - Tag 2 - Film 25 Kunsthistorisches Museum Das Kunsthistorische Museum gehört mit seinem Schwestergebäude, dem ...
 

Austria 360° - Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna


Every visit to the KHM is an adventure trip: Experience stunning architecture, meet other art lovers and marvel at the treasures. And if you're lucky, you can also ...