- by Itai Margula

MAK and more, Albertina, 21er Haus: Vienna's Biennale 2017 explores our society together with the presence of robots. Maria Lassnig's drawings focusing on the human body and Erwin Wurm's sculptures are the leftovers of a performative act.


I.
Exhibition title: Vienna Biennale 2017 – Hello, Robot.
Artists: various artists
Venue: MAK
Dates: Until 1 October, 2017


The Vienna Biennale 2017 - Robots. Work. Our Future - combines art, design and architecture. In various museums and institutions (MAK Vienna, Kunsthalle Wien,  AzW and AIL) you will find till October exhibitions, installations and talks.
"Hello, Robot." is an exhibition of the MAK, the Vitra Design Museum, and the Design Museum Gent.

Foto: Stephan Bogner, Phillipp Schmitt, Jonas Voigt, Raising Robotic Natives, 2016  © Jonas Voigt

Foto: Stephan Bogner, Phillipp Schmitt, Jonas Voigt, Raising Robotic Natives, 2016  © Jonas Voigt

II.
Exhibition title: Maria Lassnig - Dialogues
Artist: Maria Lassnig
Venue: Albertina
Dates: Until August 17, 2017


Maria Lassnig is one of the most important women artists oft he 20th century. Her own body became the central focus of her art. The current show in the Albertina brings together 80 of the artist more beautiful hand drawings. An exhibition of the Albertina in cooperation with Kunstmuseum Basel. 

Foto: Bird of Prey, 2000, Albertina, Vienna © 2017 Maria Lassnig Foundation  

Foto: Bird of Prey, 2000, Albertina, Vienna © 2017 Maria Lassnig Foundation
 

III.
Exhibition title: Erwin Wurm – Performative Sculptures
Artist: Erwin Wurm
Venue: 21er Haus
Dates: Until 10 September, 2017


Erwin Wurm's work are on display alongside Brigitte Kowanz at the Austrian Pavillion of this year´s Art Biennale in Venice. The show at the 21er Haus shows a series of statues and performative sculptures. More then this you can visit Erwin Wurm's Fat House at the Belvedere. Curated by: Severin Dünser and Alfred Weidinger. 

Foto: Erwin Wurm, Boxing Glove, 2016, Courtesy König Galerie,  © Belvedere, Vienna (Photo: Johannes Stoll) / © Bildrecht, Vienna, 2017

Foto: Erwin Wurm, Boxing Glove, 2016, Courtesy König Galerie,  © Belvedere, Vienna (Photo: Johannes Stoll) / © Bildrecht, Vienna, 2017