Ausstellungseröffnung © Museum der Moderne Salzburg, Foto: wildbild
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Museum der Moderne Salzburg, Mönchsberg © Museum der Moderne Salzburg

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11/25/2017 - 3/4/2018
11/18/2017 - 4/8/2018
Georg Eisler
World-View
11/18/2017 - 4/8/2018
11/11/2017 - 2/25/2018
New Salzburg
Between Memory and Contemporaneity
10/7/2017 - 4/15/2018
Folklore
A Controversy with Works from the Collections

30 Jahre Generali Foundation

Dreißig Jahre Pionierarbeit im Bereich zeitgenössischer Kunst - ein Grund zum Feiern: Aus Anlass des Gründungsjubiläums der Generali Founation präsentiert das Museum der Moderne Salzburg im Jahr 2018 eine Reihe von Ausstellungen, mit denen die Arbeit der Foundation gewürdigt wird. In deren Zentrum steht die weltweit vielbeachtete Sammlung Generali Foundation, seit 2014 als Dauerleihgabe am Museum der Moderne Salzburg.

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Program 2018

Exhibitions 2017/2018 to 2019

In the years 2018 to 2019, the program under Sabine Breitwieser's five-year directorship of the Museum der Moderne Salzburg will come to an end. Her successful re-profiling of the museum through interdisciplinary and cross-genre art, and the creation of an identity on the basis of the collection and its systematic enlargement through numerous major acquisitions will continue to have an impact on the program until spring 2019 and will leave its mark for a long time afterwards.

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Space and Photography

Space & Photography
25 November 2017―22 April 2018
Mönchsberg [4]

The notion of space has changed over time, in particular its representation in media. In the exhibition Space & Photography, the Museum der Moderne Salzburg presents a survey of these shifts. Considering exemplary works by artists for a comparative study of the different photographic visions of space the exhibition is engaging in both a historical and global perspective.

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Philip Kwame Apagya, Come on Board, 2000, Chromogenic print, © Philip Kwame Apagya, Courtesy CAAC The Pigozzi Collection and Walther Collection

Georg Eisler

World-View
18 November 20178 April 2018
Rupertinum [1] & [2]

On occasion of a generous donation of works from the Georg und Alice Eisler-Stiftungsfonds, which supports visual artists and composers, the Museum der Moderne Salzburg mounts a major exhibition of the art of the painter Georg Eisler at the Rupertinum. It is the first time the donated ensemble will be presented to the public, complemented by selections from the museum's existing holdings of works by the artist.

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Georg Eisler, Straßenkampf, 1974, oil on canvas, Museum der Moderne Salzburg, Donation of the Georg und Alice Eisler-Stiftungsfonds für bildende Künstler und Komponisten, © Bildrecht, Wien 2017, Photo: Rainer Iglar

Art and Politics

Art & Politics
18 November 2017-8 April 2018
Rupertinum [2] Generali Foundation Study Center
Presented by Generali Foundation

This exhibition showcases works from the museum’s collections that articulate pointed views and solicit debate on issues in society and politics.

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Martha Rosler, Untitled postcard, 1973, Stamp-pad ink on paper, hand-stamped on post office postcard form, 14 x 8.3 cm, Generali Foundation Collection – Permanent Loan to the Museum der Moderne Salzburg © Generali Foundation, Repro: Werner Kaligofsky

New Salzburg

Between Memory and Contemporaneity
11 November 201725 February 2018
Mönchsberg [3]

The Museum der Moderne Salzburg presents the findings of New Salzburg, a research initiative undertaken in collaboration with the Accademia di architettura of the Università della Svizzera italiana. The exhibition is designed to inspire debate on the future of urban planning in the UNESCO-World-Heritage-protected city of Salzburg.

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Sujet New Salzburg, sites, © Accademia di architettura, Università della Svizzera italiana

International Exhibition Tour

After its successful second stop at the MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst in Frankfurt am Main, the Museum der Moderne Salzburg's exhibition Carolee Schneemann. Kinetic Painting will be shown next at the MoMA PS1 branch of the famous The Museum of Modern Art in New York, beginning on October 22nd.

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Exhibition view Carolee Schneemann. Kinetic Painting, © Museum der Moderne Salzburg, 2015, Photo: Rainer Iglar

Otto-Breicha-Preis für Fotokunst

Der 16. "Otto-Breicha-Preis für Fotokunst - Museum der Moderne Salzburg" geht an Lisl Ponger. Der Preis ist mit einer Einzelausstellung der Preisträgerin vom 21. April bis 8. Juli 2018 im Museum der Moderne Salzburg am Standort Rupertinum verbunden.

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Folklore

A Controversy with Works from the Collections
October 7, 2017—April 15, 2018
Mönchsberg [2]

The controversial role of folklore in visual arts from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present day is the subject of the new exhibition of works from the collections organized in partnership with the Generali Foundation. It asks provocative questions about identity, locality and tradition.

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Kathi Hofer, Paris, 2016, Flex leveled new wool, metal, Museum der Moderne Salzburg Collection—Acquisition from Federal Gallery Funds, Photo: Hannes Böck, Courtesy: Kathi Hofer and Gabriele Senn Galerie

William Kentridge

Thick Time. Installations and Stagings
29 July–5 November 2017
Mönchsberg [4] & Auditorium
Rupertinum [1] & [2]

The Museum der Moderne Salzburg presents a comprehensive survey of the work of William Kentridge (1955 Johannesburg, ZA) at the museum’s two venues: the celebrated South African artist’s spectacular video installations are on view on the Mönchsberg, while the galleries at the Rupertinum are dedicated to a groundbreaking exploration of his work for the theater and opera stage. A new installation in the Rupertinum’s atrium—across the street from the Haus für Mozart, where Kentridge directs a production of Alban Berg’s opera Wozzeck for this summer’s Salzburg Festival—will remain in place for a full year.

More Sweetly Play the Dance, 2015, Installation view, EYE Filmmuseum, Amsterdam, 2015, Courtesy William Kentridge, Marian Goodman Gallery, Goodman Gallery and Lia Rumma Gallery, Photo : © Studio Hans Wilschut

Lines and Gestures

29 July - 5 November 2017
Rupertinum [2] Generali Foundation Studienzentrum

The exhibition Lines & Gestures presents a selection of rare printed editions, publications, and photographs from the holdings of the Museum der Moderne Salzburg and the Generali Foundation. It highlights lines as traces of gestures, either created through drawings or through other performances of the artist.

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Edward Krasiński, J’AI PERDU LA FIN!!!, 1969 (I’ve lost the end!!!), 1 of 12 gelatin silver prints on baryta paper (Prints from 2006 by Jerzy Lapinski), Performer: Edward Krasiński, Generali Foundation Collection—Permanent Loan to the Museum der Moderne Salzburg, © Generali Foundation, Photographs by Eustachy Kossakowski/EKO

Up/Rooted. Four Women Artists in Exile

Four Women Artists in Exile
1 July –29 October , 2017
Mönchsberg [3]

The Museum der Moderne Salzburg is launching a series of exhibitions on artists who experienced life in exile. The project aims to put their work, which has fallen into obscurity, back on the map. Titled Up/Rooted, the first show in the series introduces viewers to the art of three photographers, Ellen Auerbach, Grete Stern, and Elly Niebuhr, and the visual artist and educator Friedl Dicker-Brandeis.

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Grete Stern, Sueno N° 28, Buenos Aires, 1951, (Traum Nr. 28), Silbergelatineabzug auf Barytpapier, Fotomontage, Reprint

Lawrence Weiner

inside of & outside of itself (2005)
The Museum der Moderne Salzburg is pleased to announce that Lawrence Weiner’s inside of & outside of itself (2005), an installation specifically created for the museum that has been in storage for years, will once again be presented on the façade of the Mönchsberg venue above the roofs of Salzburg.

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Lawrence Weiner, inside of & outside of itself, 2005; Fassade Museum der Moderne Salzburg, Mönchsberg, Fotomontage auf Basis des Entwurfes von Lawrence Weiner und eines Fotos von brainstorm © Museum der Moderne Salzburg, 2017

Carolee Schneemann

The Generali Foundation and the Museum der Moderne Salzburg congratulate Carolee Schneemann on being awarded the Golden Lion in Venice
Launch of the international tour of her exhibition and new acquisitions for the Generali Foundation Collection

At the 57th Venice Biennale, Carolee Schneemann will receive the Golden Lion in honor of her lifetime achievement. Meanwhile, the Museum der Moderne Salzburg is about to send its exhibition Carolee Schneemann. Kinetic Painting on an international tour. The first stop, in late May, will be the MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst in Frankfurt (May 31–September 24, 2017); in the fall, the show will travel to the MoMA PS1 in New York (October 22, 2017–March 11, 2018). Key works by Carolee Schneemann were secured for the Generali Foundation Collection, which has been on permanent loan to the Museum der Moderne Salzburg since 2014: an early kinetic piece titled Fur Wheel (1962) as well as the artist’s experimental films were acquired last year, now complemented by another crucial work, Noise Bodies (1965).

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Photo Kinetics

Movement, Body & Light in the Collections
29 April24 September 2017
Mönchsberg [2]

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Friday, 28 April 2017, 11 a.m., Mönchsberg

This exhibition of the works from the collection, organized in partnership with the Generali Foundation, explores the connection between movement, the body, and light in art. Kinetic objects, performances, and films are shown in combination with photograms, photographs, lithographs, and drawings. The selected works from the various holdings of the Museum der Moderne Salzburg span a period from the late nineteenth century through to the present and include recent acquisitions.

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Mathias Poledna /Karthik Pandian, 1991, 2010/2017, 1 of 24 slides, 35mm (color), Kodak Ektapro 5020, 2 free-standing walls; Generali Foundation Collection—Permanent Loan to the Museum der Moderne Salzburg © Mathias Poledna / Karthik Pandian

The Museum as a Space of Action

& Roland Goeschl. Total Space of Color

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Thursday, 6 April 2017, 11 a.m., Rupertinum

The Museum der Moderne Salzburg is pleased to announce free admission to two exhibitions at the Rupertinum throughout their full fourteen-week duration. The Museum as a Space of Action reflects a shift of emphasis from the art to the audience at a time of social change. At the same time, Roland Goeschl: Total Space of Color shows a selection of works in memory of the sculptor who was born in Salzburg in 1932 and died in December 2016.

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Sujet Aktionsraum Museum; Roland Goeschl / Axel Corti Sprengung, Videostill aus Humanic TV-Spot, 1969–70, Sammlung Generali Foundation – Dauerleihgabe am Museum der Moderne Salzburg

A Feast of Astonishments

Charlotte Moorman and the Avant-Garde, 1960s–1980s
4 March
18 June 2017

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Friday, 3 March 2017, 11a.m., Mönchsberg [3]

The Museum der Moderne Salzburg is the only European venue of this extensive exhibition about the work and influence of the American musician and performance artist Charlotte Moorman. The first comprehensive tribute to Moorman’s art and her role as ambassador of the avant-garde, it reveals the artist in a fascinating new light.

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Charlotte Moorman performs Nam June Paik’s TV Cello wearing TV Glasses, New York, 1971. © Takahiko iimura

Startschuss für das Projekt Neues Salzburg

Ab Mittwoch, dem 8. Februar werden 130 Studierende der Schweizer Accademia di architettura in Mendrisio für zwei Tage in der Stadt Salzburg unterwegs sein, um die Stadt und ihr Entwicklungspotential für die nächsten Generationen anhand ausgewählter Bauten, Plätze und Gegenden zu erforschen. Damit erfolgt der Startschuss für Diplomprojekte, mit denen ein Beitrag zur Zukunft von Salzburg und ganzheitlichen Stärkung dieser einzigartigen mitteleuropäischen Stadt geleistet wird. Die Diplomanden werden von ihren Professor_innen, 14 international bekannten Architekt_innen wie Mario Botta, Jan De Vylder / Architekturbüro dvvt oder Yvonne Farrel/Shelley McNamara betreut und zum Teil nach Salzburg begleitetet. Direktor des Diplomprojektes ist der Südtiroler Architekt Walter Angonese, Vorsitzender des Gestaltungsbeirates der Stadt Salzburg. Die Forschungen der Studierenden vor Ort erfolgen in Kooperation mit der Planungsabteilung der Stadt Salzburg. Diese fördert den Einblick in Archive, Stadtpläne und Mittel für Vorträge, organisiert von Roman Höllbacher, Künstlerischer Leiter der Initiative Architektur Salzburg.

Eine Auswahl der Arbeiten wird ab 11. November 2017 im Museum der Moderne Salzburg am Mönchsberg in der Ausstellung Neues Salzburg. Zwischen Erinnerung und Zeitgenossenschaft präsentiert. Damit erfährt die viel beachtete Ausstellung Ungebautes Salzburg aus dem Jahr 2015 eine Fortsetzung mit einem scharfen Blick auf die Zukunft der Stadt.

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Robert Frank

Books and Films, 1947–2016
3 December 201626 March 2017
Rupertinum

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Friday, 2 December  2016, 11a.m., Rupertinum

The first comprehensive overview of the work of Robert Frank in Austria: The Museum der Moderne Salzburg presents an experimental show with works from his entire artistic career, from 1947 until today. It features Robert Frank’s seminal photographs alongside his films and books.


Robert Frank, Funeral - St. Helena, South Carolina from the book The Americans, 1959, © Robert Frank

Carolee Schneemann Tour

Carolee Schneemann exhibition travels to Frankfurt and New York

From 21 November 2015, to 28 February 2016, the Museum der Moderne Salzburg presented the first comprehensive retrospective of the works of the US American artist Carolee Schneemann. The exhibition was a resounding success with the public, and the catalogue accompanying it is already a standard work. Next year the exhibition will be shown at the MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, and then in New York.

Exhibition view Making Spaces. From the Collections © Museum der Moderne Salzburg, photo: Herman Seidl; left: Fur Wheel, 1962; right: Body Collage, 1967

Pichler

Radical: Architecture & Prototypes
26 November 2016—5 March 2017
Mönchsberg [4]

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Friday, 25 November 2016, 11a.m., Mönchsberg [4]

The Museum der Moderne Salzburg proudly presents a grand retrospective surveying the work of Walter Pichler spanning five decades. Crossing the boundaries between architecture, design, and sculpture, Pichler was one of the most idiosyncratic artists of his time. From his early architectural visions across the series of Prototypes to his recently realized building projects, the exhibition shines a spotlight on an oeuvre that continues to inspire artists working today. The presentation includes a wealth of previously unpublished material.

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Walter Pichler, Großer Raum (Prototyp 3), 1966–1967, [Large room (prototype 3)], aluminum, zinc, PVC-foil, air; installation view Kulturtage Kapfenberg, 1967; photo: Karin Mack © Bildrecht, Vienna, 2016

Raymond Pettibon

Homo Americanus
19 November  2016—12 February  2017
Mönchsberg [3]

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Friday, 18 November 2016, 12a.m., Mönchsberg [3]

The exhibition Raymond Pettibon. Homo Americanus at the Museum der Moderne Salzburg presents the sharp reflection of the myth of American culture in the exceptional work of a great graphic artist. The show includes more than five hundred works illustrating Pettibon’s incisive take on the American Dream—from Woodstock to the so-called War on Terror.

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Raymond Pettibon, No Title (Satan did not ...), 1984, Pen and ink on paper, 10 1/2 x 14 1/2 in., Courtesy of the artist and David Zwirner, New York

Making Spaces

From the Collections
22 October 201617 April 2017
Mönchsberg, Ebene [2]
Presented by Generali Foundation

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Friday, 21 October 2016, 11a.m., Mönchsberg [2]

For the new exhibition of works from the collections, the Museum der Moderne Salzburg is focusing on the interaction between artists and the architectural, institutional, and social spaces and how they are produced, appropriated, and criticized. Visitors are invited to discover nine artist spaces and to experience the works in them in their singularity. This selection from the Museum’s collections focuses on new acquisitions, particularly through the Generali Foundation.

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Adrian Piper, Catalysis III, 1970; Performance documentation; Performance documentation, 1 of total of 3 black-and-white photographs, gelatin silver print on Baryt paper (prints approx. 1998), 16.14 x 16.14 in. (41 x 41 cm), Generali Foundation Collection—Permanent Loan to the Museum der Moderne Salzburg

Visual Wit and Social Critique

Satire von Goya bis Grosz
July 30–November 20, 2016
Rupertinum

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Freitag, 29. Juli 2015, 8.30a.m., Rupertinum Atrium

Sharp eyes and deadly pens: the exhibition Visual Wit and Social Critique at the Museum der Moderne Salzburg presents masters of the art of pinpointing society’s ills. The exhibition will showcase works by Francisco de Goya, Honoré Daumier, William Hogarth, George Grosz and others from the museum’s own collections. The renowned artist Dan Perjovschi has created a new installation for the exhibition, which will be on view in the newly reopened Rupertinum building.

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Francisco de Goya, Disparate volante, 1815-1824, Serie: Los Proverbios, Radierung und Aquatinta, © Museum der Moderne Salzburg, Foto: Rainer Iglar

Anti:modern

Salzburg in the Heart of Europe between Tradition and Renewal
July 23–November 6, 2016
Mönchsberg [3] and [4]

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Friday, July 22, 2016, 12noon, Mönchsberg [3] and [4]

As Salzburg celebrates the bicentennial of its union with Austria, the exhibition Anti : modern spotlights characteristic events and phenomena in the life of this city and region in the heart of Europe between tradition and renewal. The ambitious project unites historic exhibits from the visual arts, society and politics, literature, dance, theater, music, and the sciences with works by renowned contemporary artists to inspire wide-ranging reflections.

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Hans Haacke, Fotonotizen, documenta 2, 1959, (Photo notes, documenta 2), 1 of 26 black and white photographs © Hans Haacke / VG Bild-Kunst. Courtesy Hans Haacke, and Paula Cooper Gallery, New York

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