• Posts Tagged ‘Vienna’

    Matisse & Fauvism at the Albertina in Vienna

    by  • September 20, 2013 • Art, City Breaks, Exhibitions, Vienna • 0 Comments

    Housed since 1805 in a grand Neoclassical Viennese Palace is the Albertina, home to one of the most important and extensive graphic art collections worldwide, comprising around 50,000 drawings and watercolours in addition to some 900,000 graphic art works, not to mention an impressive portfolio of architectural and photographic exhibits, too. Taking its name from the collection’s founder,...

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    Egon Schiele & the Museum of Fine Arts in Budapest

    by  • August 15, 2013 • Art, Budapest, City Breaks, Culture Breaks, Exhibitions • 0 Comments

    If you’re planning a city break in Budapest over the coming weeks and are perhaps looking for an indoor retreat away from the classic city sightseeing, here’s an interesting way of whiling away an hour or two whilst you’re in the Hungarian capital. Running until 29th September, the Museum of Fine Arts (Szepmuveszeti), set...

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    A Viennese Waltz…

    by  • June 25, 2013 • City Breaks, Culture Breaks, Luxury Breaks, Vienna • 0 Comments

    Vienna, former capital of the Habsburg Empire will delight you with magnificent architecture and imperial treasures and intrigue you with its fascinating history and cultural heritage. There is much to see, from Gothic St. Stephen’s Cathedral to the Imperial Palace, the Art Nouveau splendor of the Secession, the magnificent baroque palace Schönbrunn, the Museum...

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    Archduke Franz Ferdinand’s Bloodied Shirt on Display at Vienna’s HGM

    by  • June 21, 2013 • City Breaks, Culture Breaks, Exhibitions, Vienna • 0 Comments

    Marking a rare and remarkably valuable addition to its collection, today sees the blood-stained shirt of Archduke Franz Ferdinand go on display at Vienna’s prestigious Austrian Military Museum, the Heeresgeschichtliches Museum (or HGM if you don’t feel quite up for giving its full title a go!). Said to have triggered the outbreak of World...

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