Museums remains closed in diverse countries until futher notice. Nevertheless, FIC123 will strive to bring you daily exhibitions in museums who are temporarily closed to the public and will reopen in the near future.
Wien – Austria – Albertina – Permanent display
Monet to Picasso – The Batliner Collection – The Albertina houses one of Europe’s most important compilat ons of Modernist art in the form of the Batliner Collection.Its permanent display starts off with such artists of Impressionism and Post-Impressionism as Degas, Cézanne, Toulouse-Lautrec, and Gauguin. Further highlights include examples of German Expressionism, with the groups of Brücke and Der Blaue Reiter, and the art of New Objectivity, with works by Wacker, Sedlacek, and Hofer. An in-depth focus on Austrian art comprises works by Kokoschka and paintings by Egger-Lienz. The great diversity of the Russian avant-garde is represented by paintings by Goncharova, Malevich, and Chagall.
The presentation is topped off by numerous chefs-d’oeuvre by Picasso, ranging from his early Cubist pictures and works from his mature period of the 1940s to superb prints that have not yet been exhibited and paintings from his experimental late period.
Wien – Austria – Albertina – 02/10/2020 – 21/02/2021
My Generation – The Jablonka Collection – The Jablonka Collection is one of the most high-profile collections of US and German art of the 1980s. It encompasses works by important artists with whom Rafael Jablonka has worked, showing and collecting their works for years. Over decades, it has been his principle to consistently acquire several works from various creative phases of each artist.
For the first time, the art dealer, gallerist, and curator – who was born in 1952 – provides insights into his contemporary art collection at the ALBERTINA Museum with a focus on artists of his own generation. After Rafael Jablonka 2017 closed his Cologne gallery, he turned over his major private collection to the ALBERTINA Museum in 2019. About 110 selected works on two exhibition levels presents a representative view of these artists’ respective oeuvres in keeping with a one-artist-per-room concept: paintings, sculptures, and works on paper thus enabling visitors to experience the broad diversity all of the Jablonka Collection.