Art Controversies

Styrian Positions 1945-1967

15.06.2018-06.06.2021


Opening: 14.06.2018, 7 pm
Curated by: Peter Peer

About the exhibition

Long before the term ‘contemporary art’ was considered to be a synonym for progressive, provocative, challenging or elitist, artists who took new paths were subject to intense criticism.

They triggered controversies that reflected various ideologies, were celebrated by one person, condemned by the next. Thus, the public and critics have always determined the success or failure of a given artist. With this exhibition, the Neue Galerie Graz shows the polarity in which ‘contemporary’ art has always moved, based on works from its collection ranging from the 19th century through to the present day. It prompts us to consider art ‘critically’, and its critics, too.

 

Gallery

Neue Galerie Graz

Joanneumsviertel
8010 Graz, Österreich
T +43-316/8017-9100
joanneumsviertel@museum-joanneum.at

 

Opening Hours
09. February 2021 to 31. December 2021 Tue-Sun, public holidays 10am - 5pm
02. January 2022 to 31. December 2022 Tue-Sun, public holidays 10am - 6pm

 
Guided tours: 
Please visit our calendar.
Guided tours on advance notice

Library Opening Hours
Tues and Thurs 10am-3pm and by appointment (times may vary)

Café OHO! 
Tues-Sat 10am-12pm

 

1st November 2021
18th April 2022
6th June 2022
15th August 2022
26th December 2022

24th/25th December 2021
1st January 2022
1st March 2022
24th/25th December 2022