Austria will Release Stamp on 20 years of Hundertwasser Museum

\"\"Austria will release stamp on artwork on 8th April 2011.Alongside the world's unique Hundertwasser collection, the museum has presented over 60 exhibitions by famous Austrian and international artists since 1991, attracting over 3 million guests in these 20 years.
The Vienna Kunsthaus is divided into two separate exhibition areas: firstly the Hundertwasser Museum, and secondly the rooms for temporary exhibitions – together with the museum shop and the “Dunkelbunt” café restaurant. The Austrian artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser (1928 – 2000) was the defining force behind the philosophy and intellectual basis of the Vienna Kunsthaus, and he was even responsible for the architectural redesign of what had been the Thonet furniture factory.The Hundertwasser Museum presents a unique cross-section of this great artist's works, covering not only paintings and prints, applied art and architectural designs but also testimonies to his ecological commitment.

The list of the artists exhibited in the last 20 years reads like a Who's Who of international art production. Famous names such as Andy Warhol, Keith Haring, Pablo Picasso, Man Ray, David Hockney, Jean Dubuffet, Joan Miró, Christo, Jean Tinguely and many more have always attracted the interested public in throngs. The exhibition programme is essentially based on four focal points: the involvement with the classical modern, the encounter with art from a wide variety of non-European cultures, the discussion of the artistic positions of Friedensreich Hundertwasser and art photography.

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