Artist book Leslie Thornton, Event

The artist book Event, in which Leslie Thornton applies her technique of montaging imagery and textual material to the book medium, is published in conjunction with the exhibition Crossing by James Richards & Leslie Thornton.
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Exhibition James Richards & Leslie Thornton, Crossing

James Richards and Leslie Thornton are showing their first collaborative project Crossing (2016) at the Secession. This video installation materializes an intense phase of exchange between the artists who belong to two distinct generations and contexts.
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Exhibition Anne Speier

In her exhibition in the Secession’s sublevel gallery, Anne Speier intertwines painting and sculpture in a kind of utopian architecture, short-circuiting its spatial premises with its metaphorical purport.
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Exhibition Anthea Hamilton, The New Life

For her first solo exhibition in Austria, in Secession’s iconic gallery space, Turner Prize nominee (2016) Anthea Hamilton has developed an immersive site-specific installation. The artist has occupied the space by covering it with an all-over pattern, namely a Hamilton tartan.
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Koloman Moser, Der Reigen der Kranzträgerinnen, 1898

On occasion of the centenary of Koloman Moser’s (1869–1918) death, a model panel from his fresco Reigen der Kranzträgerinnen (Dance of the Wreath-Bearing Maidens) will be on display on the Secession’s rear side façade. Created in 1898 for the Secession building, which was completed that year, the fresco originally adorned the rear façade until its […]
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Renovation is completed

The renovation of the Secession is successfully completed – today Gernot Blümel, Federal Minister for the EU, Art, Culture and Media; Veronica Kaup-Hasler, Vienna City Councilor for Art, Culture, and Science; and Boris Marte, Deputy Chairman of the Board, ERSTE Foundation attended our press conference. Photo: belle & sass – Natascha Unkart
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