Open letter to Secretary of State Ulrike Lunacek

Dear Madam Secretary: This worldwide crisis of unprecedented dimensions has had a massive impact on independent artists. It is therefore with great urgency that we, as a privately-run exhibition space for contemporary art, but also and especially as an association of visual artists, direct this appeal to you.
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End of hibernation

Our remaining bees have woken up from hibernation and are flying out from the beehives on the roof of the Secession.
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Beethoven – Painting and Music

In 2020, the Secession partnered with the Wiener Symphoniker to celebrate Ludwig van Beethoven’s 250th birthday with a singular multimedia experience. For the first time, our visitors will now be able to experience the Beethoven Frieze with musical accompaniment.
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Tala Madani, Shit Moms

“Clearly “shit mom” can be taken in several ways. Most obviously, it would seem, the title adopted by Tala Madani for her latest series of paintings (and for her book) refers to a mother who is bad, or “shitty,” at her job—or her task, or obligation, or profession—or, more simply, has failed in some aspect […]
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