School of London
12.05.-29.08.99Coined in 1976 by the American-born painter Ronald B. Kitaj as a means of drawing attention to the exceptional range and vigour he had found in contemporary art in England, the term School of London applies essentially to a group of artists living in the capital in the 1950s who were committed to renewing figurative painting throughout the rise and dominance of abstract art.
Jean-Michel Basquiat. Paintings and Works on Paper
11.02.-02.04.99KunstHausWien presents for the first time in Vienna a major exhibition of paintings and drawings by the American artist J.-M. Basquiat, the show consists of 100 works (Acrylic and oil/paintstick on canvas, paper, wood and glass), all from The Mugrabi Collection.
Peter Lindbergh. Images of Women
10.09.98-31.01.99A retrospectice of 200 original photographs, many of them shown in public for the first time. The exhibition features Lindbergh’s work in the field of fashion and advertising, but also nudes, landscapes and still lifes.