Stroke and Thread


Curated by: Monika Holzer-Kernbichler

In 2017 a new series is launched with the title ‘Big Wirbel’, which under the motto of Material and Technique will annually create a two-day focal point designed to extend the exhibition programme in terms of contents. In 2017 the focus will be textiles.


Starting points in the Kunsthaus are the exhibition with Erwin Wurm as well as the cooperation Clothes Make the Man with the Institute of Art History at Karl-Franzens-University Graz and the art initiative ‘Clothes works of the working city Graz’.


On Fridays the theme is introduced by means of theoretical input. Then on Saturdays and Sundays the wider public of all ages is invited free of charge to watch, design and try out for themselves. In Stroke and Thread, artists together with cooperation partners from Graz tackle a comprehensive, participatory programme in the whole of the Kunsthaus, all revolving around textiles in art.


Erwin Wurm, Ohne Titel, 2016, (unter Verwendung von: Fritz Wotruba, Liegende Figur, 1953),

Erwin Wurm

Football-sized lump of clay on light blue car roof

24.03.-20.08.2017 > Kunsthaus Graz, Space01

The exhibition by Erwin Wurm in the Kunsthaus Graz takes as its starting point the open architectural structure of the Kunsthaus. more...

Kunsthaus Graz

Lendkai 1
8020 Graz, Österreich
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10. April 2021 to 31. October 2021 Mon-Sun, public holidays 10am - 6pm
01. November 2021 to 31. December 2021 Tue-Sun, public holidays 10am - 6pm
01. January 2022 to 31. December 2022 Tue-Sun, public holidays 10am - 6pm

08.04.2021, 10 am - 6 pm: the Needle is not accessible for visitors.

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