The International Activity of Cultural Institutes

    • Bologna October 2016
    • Presentation speakers
      • Gretchen Simms, University of Vienna and the University of Applied Arts, Vienna, Austria


    The 21er Haus in Vienna and the structure (architecture) that was awarded a prize during the cold war at the world fair, transferred to Vienna to serve as the museum of contemporary art and today is showing work mostly by Austrian artists but currently bei Ai WeiWei — this type of history as a carrier of Austrian culture and art to showing an artist who works on an international scale (with a political agenda) demonstrates the international activity of one art museum. This paper would cover the history of the house as well as the current exhibition and the vice-directors purpose behind the exhibition. The paper would be both historical and cover the current political and cultural activity of the museum.