Albertina Museum - Contemporary Art. The Batliner Collection

The 2007 decision by Herbert and Rita Batliner to turn their collection over to the public, along with their choice of the Albertina Museum as a partner, enriched the museum landscape in a lasting way for contemporary art, too. Beginning at the turn of the millennium onward the Batliners began collecting the diverse painted output of the present era: Georg Baselitz, Anselm Kiefer, Alex Katz, Imi Knoebel, and Arnulf Rainer.
 
In contemporary art, after all, it is great individual personalities who have taken the place of the various -isms and movements that characterized modernism. These fascinating contemporary works are now being presented in their own exhibition hall for the first time.
 
Until February 18, 2018
 
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Hubert Scheibl, “…and behind it infinity”, 2003–2005. Oil on canvas. The Albertina Museum, Vienna. The Batliner Collection © Hubert Scheibl
 
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Anselm Kiefer, Merkaba, 2006. The Albertina Museum, Vienna. Batliner Collection
 
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Georg Baselitz, Iris, 2009. Oil on canvas. The Albertina Museum, Vienna. The Batliner Collection © Georg Baselitz
 
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Xenia Hausner, Eagle and Angel, 2005. Oil on cardboard. The Albertina Museum, Vienna. The Batliner Collection © Bildrecht, Vienna, 2017
 
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Roy Lichtenstein, Glass and Lemon before a Mirror, 1974. Oil, magna on canvas. The Albertina Museum, Vienna. The Batliner Collection © Estate of Roy Lichtenstein / Bildrecht, Vienna, 2017

 
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