Kunsthistorisches Museum

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Exhibitions

Caravaggio and Bernini show promises to be about more than just its titular #barockstars

Exhibition at the Kunsthistorisches Museum will highlight the multiple trends and rich aesthetics of early Baroque art in Rome

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Appointments & departures

Uffizi's Eike Schmidt reveals why he cancelled move to Kunsthistorisches Museum at the eleventh hour

Uffizi director says he is able to pursue reforms at Florence museum under Italy's new centre-left government

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Appointments

Uffizi’s Eike Schmidt cancels move to Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna

Move comes just one month before the German art historian was due to take the reins of the prestigious museum

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Book Shorts

Thomas Bernhard’s Old Masters as a graphic novel

The Austrian writer’s bilious attacks are neutralised by the cartoons

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Books

Bruegel: great research, great exhibition—shame about the catalogue

The Kunsthistorisches's Bruegel exhibition catalogue fails to include any scholarly information

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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

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Three to see

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

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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

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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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In the frame

Hollywood comes to Vienna: Wes Anderson's pick of the Kunsthistorisches Museum

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Exhibitions

‘Everything refers to everything else’: Vienna exhibitions reveal impact of other artists on Raphael and Rubens

Concurrent surveys in Austrian capital also show how travel inspired the Old Masters

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How Uffizi 'super-director' Eike Schmidt transformed Florence's tourist magnet

The museum's first foreign leader is halfway through his tenure and heading to Vienna in 2019

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Appointments & departures

Uffizi director Eike Schmidt to lead Vienna’s Kunsthistorisches Museum

German-born sculpture specialist was first non-Italian to lead prestigious Florentine institution