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080054 EX Viennese Art: Exhibitions in Vienna (2016S)

Continuous assessment of course work

We visit exhibition in galleries and institutions in Vienna and analyze single works or the exhibitions as such.


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 25 participants
Language: German



Thursday, 4-6 p.m. (s.t.); die first seminar (March 3) takes place at the institute, Seminarraum 1; further meeting points will be announced via the Moodle mailing list.


Aims, contents and method of the course

Modern and contemporary Art in Viennese institutions

Assessment and permitted materials

Preparation of the visit of an exhibition and the analysis of one ore more works (acquaintance of all technical data of work/s and biographical data of author/s; preparation of questions for the joint analysis); essay (analysis of a work or exhibition review).

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Heightened ability to analyze modern and contemporary works; training of verbalization of visuel/aesthetic impressions and observations; heightened conscience of the context-sensitivity of art works and their meaning.

Examination topics

Phenomenology; hermeneutics; critique of ideology.

Reading list

The participants take care of literature for the preparation of the exhibition visits and the essays independently.

Association in the course directory

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