Austria

Klimt foundation promises a 'fair and just agreement' for portrait sitter’s heir

Move comes after an independent legal team found the painting to be Nazi loot

Published online: 11 September 2014

Look but don’t touch

Mexicans will not get an Aztec headdress back from a Vienna museum—but they can see it for free

Published online: 01 May 2014

Klimt’s mystery woman unveiled

Experts support later dating after recent conservation work—and little-known portrait will go on show in Vienna for the first time

Published online: 23 April 2014

Austria decides not to buy the Essl collection

Karlheinz Essl says future of his museum is secure after deal struck with creditors

Published online: 03 April 2014

Austria considers bailing out collector

Karlheinz Essl is offering his 7,000 works of art to the state to save 4,000 jobs at his struggling DIY firm

Published online: 26 March 2014

Fischl’s 9/11 watercolours on show in Vienna

Artist says he hoped “Falling Figures” series would help fix a “fractured” country

Published online: 25 March 2014

Splitting hares: a Dürer double bill

Two versions of leporine painting go on show in Vienna and Bremen

Published online: 13 March 2014

Rediscovered ‘degenerate art’ goes on show in Vienna

Portrait of a modern woman, presumed destroyed, surfaced at auction in 2012

Published online: 06 March 2014

Mysterious portfolio of watercolours by Schiele turns out to be mostly fakes

While Austrian newspapers report on the discovery of early works in an attic, we have the real story

Published online: 16 January 2014

Vienna museum reaches settlement with ousted director

A long-running court case, and one of Austria’s biggest culture scandals, is put to rest

Published online: 27 November 2013

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