Hvala Ilija Takes Inspiration From Austrian Birthplace and Bosnian Heritage to Create Fashion Line

When it comes to cities with an overload of upcoming fashion designers, Vienna probably doesn’t immediately come to mind – especially against the likes of fashion capitals London and Paris. Continue reading Hvala Ilija Takes Inspiration From Austrian Birthplace and Bosnian Heritage to Create Fashion Line

Wes Anderson Heads to the Art World to Curate New Museum Exhibition in Europe

Wes Anderson’s movies are often compared to works of art, so it’s only fitting the directing is about to tackle a new gig as a museum curator. The Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna, Austria has announced that Wes Anderson and his partner Juman Malouf are set to launch a new art exhibition this November entitled “The Spitzmaus Mummy in a Coffin and Other Treasures from the Kunsthistorisches Museum.” Continue reading Wes Anderson Heads to the Art World to Curate New Museum Exhibition in Europe

Artists Ditch Canvases For Humans At Austrian Art Festival

Austrian model Corina gave her body as a canvas and patiently stood for six hours in order to be transformed into a blue Egyptian goddess for the annual World Body Painting Festival.

“I visited the festival last year and during the presentation of the models I got goosebumps, so I decided to be part of it,” she told Reuters at the festival in Klagenfurt, southern Austria, which attracts thousands of visitors. Read More via Reuters.

Dances With Horses: Hoofing it for the Equine Ballet
The Spanish Riding School in Vienna was founded in 1565 to teach the art of haute école (classical horsemanship). [We] do sometimes change the traditional choreography, but the signature exercises – the pirouettes, the hops – go back hundreds of years. The main task is to be as perfect as possibl… http://bit.ly/1WXqPER

Artist Jitish Kallat’s Sculpture in Austria as Public Art
Mumbai-based artist Jitish Kallat’s large scale sculpture “Here After Here After Here” in set to be unveiled in Austria as part of a permanent public artwork display, according to his gallerists.
Kallat was among three artists invited for a project conceived in 2012, when a… http://bit.ly/1Zl8JeF

Bruckner Festival Highlighting New Wave of Culture Exchange Between China, Austria
Chinese artists are “encountering” Austrian classic music during Bruckner Festival in Austria, leading a new wave of culture exchanges between China and European states. FULL STORY
via Xinhuanet.
http://www.anthemculture.com/2015/09/13/bruckner-festival-highlighting-new-wave-culture-exchange-china-austria/