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Rosa Loy & Neo Rauch's "Hinter den Gärten" at Essl Museum, Klosterneuburg, Vienna

Posted in Beaux Arts, Exhibitions / Openings / Signings by Suzanne on August 25th, 2011 | BBC Wikipedia


Grimoire by Rosa Loy, casein on linen, 24 x 30 cm, 2010, photo by Uwe Walter - click to enlarge

Rosa Loy and husband Neo Rauch - the artist couple with the best names - will be exhibiting 80 of their works in a self-curated double show entitled Hinter den Gärten (Behind the Gardens) at Essl Museum from September 1st onwards.

I think this - their very first show together - is a fantastic opportunity to see how this very prolific artist couple has influenced and inspired one another, getting ever closer, yet how they have retained their own styles and artistic techniques - with Neo working mainly in oil and Rosa focussing on casein.

I have featured Neo a couple of times in the past so I decided to post two works by Rosa here - one that's going to be exhibited at Hinter den Gärten (Dampf, bottom) and a small-format one that's very dear to me but has sadly been stolen in Leipzig on March 4 this year (Grimoire, top).


Dampf by Rosa Loy, casein on linen, 170 x 130 cm, 2006, photo by Mischa Nawrata © VBK Wien & VG Bildkunst Bonn - click to enlarge

Opening reception: Sep 1, 2011, 7.30 PM - the artists will be in attendance

On show: Sep 2 - Nov 20, 2011

Address: Essl Museum, An der Donau-Au 1, 3400 Klosterneuburg/Vienna, Austria, tel: +43-(0)2243-370 50 150, email: info@essl.museum | Map

Opening hours: Tue - Fri: 10 AM - 6 PM, Wed: 10 AM - 9 PM

Catalogue: The exhibition will be accompanied by a 260-page catalogue published by Prestel.

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