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Marianna Gartner's "Intervention" at Upper Belvedere, Vienna

by Suzanne on September 11th, 2011

Girl on Couch by Marianna Gartner, oil on wood, 20x20 cm, 2009 - click to enlarge

Vienna's pompous Belvedere has started an interesting series of exhibitions entitled Interventions inviting contemporary artists to reinterpret its venerable collection of old-master works.

Canadian artist Marianna Gartner whose oeuvre naturally plays with the past and present seems like a very logical choice for the new edition of Interventions which opens this coming Thursday, September 15.

From the press release:

"For her intervention, she is going to create new paintings in which she takes up aspects from works by Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller, Anton Romako, Michael Pacher, and others in order to interpret them in her own artistic language."

All details below.

Bad Friedrich (detail) by Marianna Gartner, oil on canvas, 200x120 cm, 2008 - click to enlarge

On show: Sep 15 - Dec 18, 2011

Address: Upper Belvedere, Prinz Eugen-Straße 27, 1030, Vienna, Austria, tel: + 43 1 79 557-0, email: info@belvedere.at

Opening hours: Daily: 10 AM – 6 PM

Admission: € 9.50

Press release

Artist's website

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