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Visual arts in Austria - IFMIK Wien

  1. 1. presented bypresented by Institut für die Förderung von Mehrsprachigkeit, interkulturellen Kompetenzen und Gleichbehandlung For the project meeting of the project EU Treasure Hunt in Nicosia february 2012
  2. 2. Music of Austria Vienna, the capital city of Austria has long been an important center of musical innovation. Composers of the 18th and 19th centuries were drawn to the city by the patronage of the Habsburgs, and made Vienna the European capital of classicalHabsburgs, and made Vienna the European capital of classical music. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, and Johann Strauss, Jr.,among others, were associated with the city. During the Baroque period, Slavic and Hungarian folk forms influenced Austrian music. Vienna's status began its rise as a cultural center in the early 16th century, and was focused around instruments including the lute.
  3. 3. Classical music During the 18th century, the classical-music era dominated European classical music, and the city of Vienna was an especially important place for musicalimportant place for musical innovation. Three composers arose, making lasting innovations: Ludwig van Beethoven's symphonic patterns, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's balance between melody and form, and Joseph Haydn`s development of the string quartet and sonata. Joseph Haydn, Portrait by Thomas Hardy, 1791
  4. 4. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Mozart showed prodigious ability from his earliest childhood in Salzburg. Already competent on keyboard and violin, he composed from the age of five and performed before European royalty. During his final years in Vienna, he composed many of his best-known symphonies, concertos, and operas, and portions of the Requiem,which was largely unfinished at the time of Mozart's death. Mozart drawing by Doris Stock 1789
  5. 5. Ludwig van Beethoven Born in Bonn, then the capital of the Electorate of Cologne and part of the Holy Roman Empire, Beethoven moved to Vienna in his early 20s, studying with Joseph Haydn and quickly gaining a reputation as aquickly gaining a reputation as a virtuoso pianist. His hearing began to deteriorate in his late twenties, yet he continued to compose, conduct, and perform, even after becoming completly deaf. The rythm of EU one of the famous melody by Beethoven. Painting of Beethoven by Joseph Karl Stieler (1820)
  6. 6. Johann Strauss, Jr, An Austian composer of light music, particularly dance music and operettas. He composed over 500 waltzes, polkas, quadrilles and other types of dance music, as well as several operettas and a ballet. In his lifetime,operettas and a ballet. In his lifetime, he was known as "The Waltz King", and was largely then responsible for the popularity of the waltz in Vienna during the 19th century. Johann Strauss, Jr, Lithography by Josef Kriehuber
  7. 7. Folk Music and Dancing Schrammelmusic: is a style of Viennese folk music originating in the late nineteenth century and still performed in present-day Austria. The style is named for the prolific folk composers Johann and Josefcomposers Johann and Josef Schrammel. The Schrammel quartet in 1890
  8. 8. The Blue Danube… Waltz: is a ballroom and folk dance of Austrian origin in 3/4 time , performed primarily in closed position. A statue of the Waltz King in Stadtpark, Vienna
  9. 9. Visual arts
  10. 10. Vienna Secession The Vienna Secession (also known as the Union of Austrian Artists, or Vereinigung Bildender Künstler Österreichs) was formed in 1897 by a group of Austrian artists who had resigned from the Association ofresigned from the Association of Austrian Artists, housed in the Vienna Künstlerhause. This movement included painters, sculptors, and architects. The first president of the Secession was Gustav Klimt, and Rudolf von Alf was made honorary president. Its official magazine was called „Ver Sacrum".
  11. 11. Art Nouveau The Vienna Secession was part of a varied movement around 1900 that is now covered by the general term Artthe general term Art Nouveau. Karlsplatz Stadtbahn Station, Vienna (1894-1902)
  12. 12. Gustav Klimt Austrian Symbolist painter and one of the most prominent members of the Vienna Secession movement. His major works include paintings, murals,include paintings, murals, sketches, and other art objects.
  13. 13. Egon Schiele An Austrian painter. A protégé of Gustav Klimt, Schiele was a major figurative painter of the early 20th century. His work is noted for its intensity, and the many self-portraits the artistmany self-portraits the artist produced. The twisted body shapes and the expressive line that characterize Schiele's paintings and drawings mark the artist as an early exponent of Expressionism. Zwei Kleine Mädchen, 1911
  14. 14. Architecture Austria is famous for its castles, palaces, and cemeteries, among other architectural works. Some ofarchitectural works. Some of Austria's most famous castles include Festung Hohensaltzburg, Burg Hohenwerfen, Castle Liechtenstein, and the Schloß Artstetten. Many of Austria's castles were created during the Habsburg reign.
  15. 15. Friedensreich Hundertwasser An Austrian artist. Born Friedrich Stowasser in Vienna, he became one of the best-knownthe best-known contemporary Austrian artists, although controversial, by the end of the 20th century. A typical Hundertwasser facade: the Hundertwasserhaus in Plochingen
  16. 16. A-1140 Vienna, Penzingerstr.125/3 ContactContact detailsdetails: Thank you for your attention! A-1140 Vienna, Penzingerstr.125/3 0043-699-17194869 @
  17. 17. Short course of Viennese waltz ailpage&v=AaG4dHJoFBU