Exhibition “One Century of Austrian Art” ends on Sunday

One of the masterpieces by pivotal figures of Vienna Secession

The exhibition “One Century of Austrian Art 1860-1960” hosted by the Macao Museum of Art (MAM), under the auspices of the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC), will be coming to an end this Sunday (3 April). Featuring 89 masterpieces by pivotal Austrian artists of the 19th and 20th centuries, the exhibition depicts a hundred year of the most stunning progress of Austrian painting, which enables viewers to appreciate iconic works by big names in the history of European art. A trilingual exhibition guide APP is available for free. The evolution of the Art Nouveau movement highly popularized across Europe and North America at the end of the 19th century is considered the most influential large-scale artistic revolution after the Renaissance. Vienna Secession is one the most important streams of the movement, which has engraved a fascinating chapter on the art history of the period. Founding members of the Secession included outstanding Austrian artists such as Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele and Koloman Moser, amongst others, The exhibition focuses exactly on this eventful century, with artists becoming narrators and their work the epitome of that special era. This exhibition brings together a trove of masterpieces by 54 prominent figures selected from the collections of 34 institutions and connoisseurs across Austria, including masterpieces by core members of the Vienna Secession, revealing various phases of the movement, as well as the mutual influences between its distinctive style and other arts. This exhibition is co-organised by the MAM under IC, the Beijing World Art Museum and the Chinese-Austrian Academy of Fine Arts. The MAM is located at Av. Xian Xing Hai, and is open from 10am to 7pm (no admittance after 6:30pm; closed on Mondays). The admission fee is MOP5.00, and admission is free on Sundays and Macao public holidays. For enquiries, please call MAM at 8791 9814, during office hours, or visit its webpage at www.MAM.gov.mo.

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