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More institutions and galleries ought to be fighting for contemporary creatives with the same passion that Vienna is fighting for long-dead ones

Why the long faces? Vienna's Albertina Museum looks at Modigliani’s international influences

Centennial exhibition proposes the painter was inspired by African, Cycladic and Asian art among others

Egon Schiele’s images of newborns and recently discovered drawings by his friend Erwin Osen go on show in Vienna

The exhibition at the Leopold Museum includes Osen's sketches of electrotherapy patients, which were recently found in an attic

Sigmund Freud Museum reopens in Vienna after a €4m expansion

Family's private apartment, displays about psychoanalysis and collection of conceptual art go on view

Austria’s federal museums close to prevent coronavirus spread

Albertina delays planned opening of new Vienna museum of modern art

Works by Cézanne, Matisse and Van Gogh from private Swiss collection head to Vienna's Albertina

The Hahnloser Collection paintings are being lent to the Austrian museum while the Winterthur villa where they usually reside undergoes renovations

Are three heads better than one? How to run a museum as a collective

Curatorial group WHW (What, How & for Whom), who are joint directors of Vienna’s Kunsthalle, on their experimental approach to museum leadership and exhibitions

Will new €50m Albertina Modern museum revolutionise Vienna’s contemporary art scene?

Satellite venue of historic Albertina is to focus on Austrian and international art made after 1945

Possible Dürer discovered above souvenir shop in Vienna's cathedral

Experts believe underdrawing in St Stephen’s is first evidence that the master worked in the Austrian capital

'Close to Raphael' Madonna sells for €1.27m at Vienna’s Dorotheum

A leading Italian art historian attributed it to Raphael and associates before the sale

Is this a Raphael? Madonna and Child painting to be auctioned at Dorotheum in Vienna

The work, previously unknown to scholars, was until now in a private ducal collection

Albertina’s Albrecht Dürer drawings enjoy a rare outing

Exhibition will bring together Vienna museum’s collection with key loans from European institutions, as well as unveiling a raft of new theories

The music of Mark Rothko finally sounds in the land of Mozart

First exhibition in Austria reveals Abstract Expressionist’s identification with the work of the Old Masters

More to Viennese Modernism than Klimt and Schiele: new show on forgotten female artists

Organisers had to delve deep into the Belvedere archives and visit artist's descendants to assemble the exhibition

Three exhibitions to see in Vienna this weekend

From a busy Bruegel blockbuster to a whimsical Wes Anderson world conjured from the Kunsthistorisches Museum archives

Dürer used his famous Praying Hands drawing to advertise his talent

Chief curator of Vienna’s Albertina argues that the work, which shows the artist's own hands, was a finished work rather than preparatory drawing

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Albertina Museum director defends landmark gift of Essl collection

Klaus Albrecht Schröder says contemporary art acquisitions, criticised by Austrian Court of Audit, will fill a gap in country’s public museums

Austria returns wrong Klimt to wrong family

Painting of apple trees is pulled from exhibition after admission that its restitution was a mistake

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Austrian culture minister Gernot Blümel ‘is a no-show’, claims opposition

Austrian People’s Party politician has refused to schedule parliamentary culture committee meetings and has overseen a decline in the culture budget

Niko Pirosmani: the ‘vagabond’ who inspired the Russian avant-garde

The self-taught artist, whose work commands surprisingly high prices at auction, is the subject of an exhibition at Vienna's Albertina museum

Death triumphs: Museo del Prado completes challenging two-year-long Bruegel restoration

Newly conserved danse macabre work travels to Vienna for major exhibition marking 450 years since the artist's death

Largest ever exhibition on Pieter Bruegel the Elder opens in Vienna

Show at the Kunsthistorisches Museum unites more than three-quarters of the artist's paintings

‘Oversaturated’ Berlin loses two more galleries

Exile gallery has moved to Vienna, while Gillmeier Rech closes

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Vienna Contemporary here to stay with decade-long venue booking

The contemporary art fair makes it mark with a ten year lease on Marx Halle

Sticking the knife into the patriarchy: Artemisia Gentileschi painting to be sold for the first time in Vienna

The female Italian Baroque artist's depiction of Lucretia is thought to have been in European collection since the 19th century

From Waldmüller to Klimt: bouquets in abundance at Vienna's Belvedere

Exhibition looks at Austrian obsession with flower painting since the 18th century

A hundred works for 100 years: New York’s Neue Galerie marks Klimt and Schiele's centenary

New show explores how the Austrian artists tackled “issues that we’re grappling with today”

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German museum and auctioneer Im Kinsky tussle over looted glass goblet

Object was returned to consigner not museum from where it was looted at the end of Second World War

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Egon Schiele was not a sex offender

The 100th anniversary of Austrian artist’s death has arrived just in time for the #MeToo movement

Museums pay tribute to Vienna’s visionary voyeurs, Klimt and Schiele, on 100th anniversary of their deaths

The artists are the subject of exhibitions across the Austrian capital—and beyond

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Should museums display human remains from other cultures?

Vienna’s Weltmuseum criticised for displaying a trophy head

Why the Prince of Liechtenstein shut his museum

Vienna’s Summer Palace to open for groups and receptions only

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Books: Saviour of the Habsburgs, richly rewarded

Soldier and collector Prince Eugene of Savoy’s role in the rise of the Austro-Hungarian empire

Proposals for Hirst and Baselitz shared show at the Albertina abandoned due to artists' objections

The works will be placed in different rooms within the permanent collection after artists were unhappy with ideas for an exhibition displaying them together

Prince of Liechtenstein threatens major Royal Academy show

If one of his works is not released by the UK authorities, an exhibition drawn from his collection will be pulled

Aztec headdress will not travel to British Museum show

Fragile treasure, “Moctezuma’s Crown”, is subject of restitution claims

Biedermeier art collection to go on show in the City Palace, Vienna

The space will be the second venue in the city to host the Prince of Liechtenstein's art collection

For sale: works seized by Stasi

The East German intelligence service confiscated hundreds of items in the 1970s and 1980s, which are now being returned to their rightful owners and their heirs

Leopold Museum in Vienna accused over Nazi-looted art

Institution says restitution laws don’t apply as it is a private gallery

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Europe’s greatest museum buyer explains the strategy behind his acquisitions

The Prince of Liechtenstein explains 'Why I have become a great collector'

Benin bronzes finally united in Viennese comprehensive exhibition

Major show at the Museum für Völkerkunde includes loans from current Oba

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Albertina to reopen its collection to scholars—finally

The institution has installed an impressive high-tech robotic system to store and retrieve its holdings of prints and drawings

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Some progress has been made in restitution of Klimt paintings, but much more needs to be done

Although successful restitutions have been achieved through focused research in individual museums, numerous cases in federal and provincial museums still need to be solved

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The Prince of Liechtenstein is putting his paintings on permanent public display from March

The greatest royal collection after Britain’s—and still buying

Maria Altmann's Holocaust restitution case against Austria will be heard by the US Supreme Court

An American citizen is claiming six Klimts from the Nationalgalerie in Vienna alleged to have been seized from her uncle by the Nazis and then unlawfully retained by Austria after the war

Galerie St Etienne honours Otto Kallir, it's founder and the saviour of “degenerate art”

"Saved From Europe" commemorates the man who brought art condemned by the Nazis to the US and worked for the restitution of looted art

Andy Warhol exhibition to open in Vienna

“Andy Warhol: A Factory”, Kunsthalle at Karlplatz, Vienna, 5 February-2 May

Austria makes legal amends by passing a bill ensuring restitution

Works acquired in a “suspicious manner” will begin to be returned at once