Pieter Bruegel in Vienna

The Museum of Fine Arts (Kunsthistorisches Museum) in Vienna will host the most fantastic Pieter Bruegel exhibition ever in the period between October 2nd (2018) and January 13th (2019). 

During this amazing event in the most famous of all museums in Vienna, you can see more than half of the extant works of Pieter Bruegel the Elder on display. All in all, a total of forty paintings, sixty drawings and eighty prints can be attributed to him today. This exhibition is taking part in commemorating this fantastic artist, as it is 450 years since his death in 2019.

One of the most famous works of Pieter Bruegel - The Tower of Babel
One of the most famous works of Pieter Bruegel – The Tower of Babel

This exhibition will put pictures and works on display that has never ever been exhibited outside their own “hometowns” earlier.

What makes Pieter Bruegel so interesting is the fact that his images are easy to like and enjoy. He was a storyteller, a social critic, and a satirist at the same time.

There will be daily guided tours presenting this exhibition at the museum at 11.00, 12.00, 13.00, 14.00, 15.00 and 16.00. This is ideal for those who want to get an even deeper dive into Pieter Bruegel and his works during this exhibition.

Enjoy this fantastic exhibition in Vienna. For more information about other exhibitions, events, and interesting things happening in Vienna, read in our Vienna Guide. You can read more about the Museum of Fine Arts in Vienna here.

Claude Monet exhibition in Vienna

Claudio Monet lived between 1840 and 1926, and he is among the most famous painters ever. He is the greatest character within the impressionist movement, and from September 21st you can an exhibition in Albertina dedicated to him.

Beautiful Monet art in Albertina - Source: Albertina.at
Beautiful Monet art in Albertina – Source: Albertina.at

Vienna is a city for art lovers. Not only do they have the fantastic Museum of Fine Arts, but they also have the Albertina museum. The latter has some Monet works in their permanent exhibition as well, but for this temporary exhibition, they will bring in even more Monet works from other art galleries and collections worldwide.

The gardens of Giverny are famous among people who love art today, but they would never have been so if it wasn’t for Monet. But, how did Monet end up being the number one impressionist in the world? If you visit the Claudio Monet exhibition in Albertina you can see how he went from being a realist painter to become an impressionist. No longer did he only paint what he saw, but he also set a new trend in creating abstract art.

Want to visit the Monet exhibition in Vienna? It will be on display in Albertina from September 21st until January 6th in 2019.

You can read more about the exhibition in the official press release here. Want to know more about Vienna? Visit our Vienna Guide for more information, news, and beautiful pictures.