Ragnvald Blix, Un buongustaio, 1913 © Ragnvald & Ida Blix’ Fond, Copenhagen, e collezione Seeber Vipiteno

FingerPointing - Politics, women, art, lifestyle: Caricatures from 150 years

Exhibition opening:14th of July 2017 at 7 p.m.

Summer opening hours (15th July - 31st August): Tue - Sun 10 a.m. - 12 a.m. & 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Opening hours: Tue - Fri 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. & Sat - Sun 10 a.m. - 12 a.m.

The drawing pencil as pointer at good and evil, at the paradox or contradictory in everyday life, at the phoney pride, feigned bourgeois sensibilities and disguised greed.  The index finger points at the society’s plainful area, at its weak point, itsubjects powerful men to public disgrace. Caricaturists are finger-pointers, as well as denunciators.

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Max Weiler, Grass, 1972, Tempera on canvas_Courtesy Galerie Elisabeth & Klaus Thoman Innsbruck/Vienna

MAX WEILER

Exhibition opening: 21st of April 2017 at 7 p.m.

Exhibition period: 22nd April – 2nd July 2017

Opening hours: Tue - Fri 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. & Sat – Sun, holiday 10 a.m. - 12 a.m.

Max Weiler was born 1910 in Absam near Hall in Tirol (Austria) and died 2001 in Vienna. He is known as one of the most important representative of Austrian art of his generation. Its art works are an independent contribution to the international Modern Art. Essential in his art production is the observation of the nature. The art historian Gottfried Böhm recognizes “the spiritual in the nature” as a formula and center in the oeuvre of Max Weiler: “The pictures of Weiler are about the sovereign power of the nature, in a sensual and artistic manner.”

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