Exhibition Programme 2017

at Universalmuseum Joanneum

Joachim Koester, Tarantism, 2007, Film still
Exhibition

Dizziness

Navigating the Unknown

10.02.-28.05.2017

Every day new reports of crisis set the world whirling, whether real or fictional, which can trigger artistic endeavour. more...

Evamaria Schaller, "Baustellenblicke", 2016,
Exhibition

Evamaria Schaller

"Don't turn around, don't turn around..."

11.02.-19.03.2017

Opening: 10.02.2017, 7pm more...

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

Erwin Wurm

Football-sized lump of clay on light blue car roof

24.03.-20.08.2017

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

Exhibition

David Reumueller

Johnny Silver – Superposition

25.03.-14.05.2017

David Reumüller – artist and musician – shows here a performative installation dealing with central questions about the forming of identity and star cults, using the fictive biography of a real-life fan and actor, Johnny Silver, aka Johannes Silberschneider. more...

Subject „God and the World”, 2017,
Exhibition

God and the World

What do we believe in?

06.04.-31.10.2017

To mark two anniversaries – 500 years of the Lutheran Theses (2017) and 800 years of the Diocese of Graz-Seckau (2018) – the new special exhibition in Schloss Trautenfels is dedicated to the general theme of ‘faith and believing’. more...

Yoshio Nakajima, "Unbeat", Valand 1966,
Exhibition

Yoshio Nakajima

Out of the Picture

07.04.-27.08.2017

This retrospective is dedicated to his early performative works from the 1950s in Japan up to the 1970s in Europe. more...

Utagawa Kunisada I [Utagawa Toyokuni III] (1786–1865) "Der Schauspieler Onoe Tamizo in der Rolle des Taiko Rokusan beim Fang eines Riesenfisches"
Exhibition

Battle and Passion

Japanese Colour Woodcuts

07.04.-20.08.2017

The Neue Galerie Graz owns some 300 coloured woodcuts, mainly by Japanese artists, as well as several works of Chinese painters of the period from the end of the 18th to the 19th century. more...

Unknown photographer, "Franz Fauth sen. fotografiert",
Exhibition

The Fauth photographs

A photo studio in west Styria

28.04.-08.10.2017

The exhibition tells this remarkable story by means of selected photographs and documents. more...

Exhibition

SEXperts

Speedy Bees and Wonderful Pikes

05.05.2017-08.07.2018

Sex plays an important role not just for humans; it also acts as the engine of evolution for animals, plants and fungi. more...

Andy Warhol, "Untitled aus Marilyn Monroe", 1967,
Exhibition

Who are you?

Two centuries of portraits

25.05.2017-25.02.2018

Opening: 24.05.2017, 7pm more...

Neufunde aus dem Gräberfeld Marburger Straße,
Permanent Collection

Flavia Solva

Den Römern auf der Spur

01.01.2014-31.12.2020

Relaunch und Eröffnung: 24.05.2017 more...

Susanna Flock, "Forming Storming Norming Performing", 2017,
Exhibition

Susanna Flock

Forming Storming Norming Performing

02.06.-03.09.2017

The studio of the Neue Galerie served from the 1990s to 2010 as a platform for young Austrian artists who were not yet fully established in the art business after graduation, finding themselves at the outset of their career. more...

Koki Tanaka at Kunsthaus Graz,
Exhibition

Koki Tanaka

Provisional Studies (Working Title)

23.06.-27.08.2017

What and how can we achieve together? In Tanaka’s first solo exhibition in Austria, the Kunsthaus Graz shows projects that involve collectivity and the potential for joint action. more...

Haegue Yang, VIP’s Union, 2017 (detail), photo: Universalmuseum Joanneum/N. Lackner
Exhibition

Haegue Yang

VIP’s Union - Phase I & II

23.06.2017-02.04.2018

Opening Phase II: 14.02.2018, 7pm.
The Korean artist Haegue Yang asked well-known or famous personalities – VIPs – from Graz and Styria to loan a chair or table of their choice. Together these pieces of furniture produce a portrait of the province and city. more...

Exhibition

In Bed

Episodes of a Refuge

30.06.2017-31.12.2018

What do people do in bed? This object is far more than just a piece of furniture. more...

Veronika Eberhart, 9 is 1 and 10 is none (Filmstill), 2017
Exhibition

Veronika Eberhart

9 is 1 and 10 is none

16.09.-29.10.2017

At the heart of her presentation is a 22-minute film entitled 9 is 1 and 10 is none, in which she picks up on ideas from the Italian-American philosopher Silvia Federici’s pioneering book Caliban and the Witch. more...

Exhibition

BRUSEUM Collection Exhibition

06.04.2017-14.01.2018

The changing selection of collection items in the BRUSEUM’s first room shows the continuity of motives and working processes of his artistic output that spans more than five decades. more...

Exhibition

play!

Translocal: Museum as Toolbox

28.09.-29.10.2017

Opening: 27.09.2017, 7pm.
This experimental show develops a ‘talking museum’, based on a concept devised jointly by five museums. more...

Arthur Zalewski, from "Favoriten", 2017,
Exhibition

Up into the Unknown

Peter Cook, Colin Fournier and the Kunsthaus

23.09.2017-25.03.2018

The exhibition Up into the Unknown traces the creation of the Kunsthaus Graz, exploring thereby the relationship between visionary ideas and their realisation. more...

Arthur Zalewski, from "Favoriten", 2017,
Exhibition

Graz Architecture

Rationalists, Aesthetes, Gut Instinct Architects, Democrats, Mediacrats

23.09.2017-28.01.2018

To actively shape society is the common claim of the Graz architects, whose works can be seen here. more...

Exhibition

Prometheus Unbound

23.09.-03.12.2017

Opening: 23.09.2017, 11 am
The steirischer herbst festival presents its key autumn exhibition for 2017 in the Neue Galerie Graz. more...

Montage: Günter Brus, Die Ruine, 1984, Privatsammlung,
Exhibition

Victor Hugo - Günter Brus

06.10.2017-14.01.2018

Opening: 05.10.2017, 7pm
Like William Blake, August Strindberg or Günter Brus, Victor Hugo is one of those rare double talents who have achieved works of enduring value in two artistic metiers. more...

Artothek Steiermark
Exhibition

Artothek Styria 2017

03.11.-26.11.2017

Opening: 02.11.2017, 7pm more...

Kunstraum-Steiermark,
Exhibition

Kunstraum Steiermark 2017

08.12.2017-14.01.2018

Opening: 07.12.2017, 7pm more...

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