WAM Digital Guide

1. FROM PANEL PAINTING TO ACTION

Hermann Nitsch

Audio: 1:47

Poorpainting

Audio: 1:49

1
Hermann Nitsch
untitled, 1960
dispersion on particleboard

4th Action

Audio: 2:00

4
Hermann Nitsch
4th action, November 21, 1963
Nitsch‘s studio
Brünner Straße 132, 1210 Vienna
color photograph
photo: Ludwig Hoffenreich

Otto Muehl

Audio: 2:02

Material object

Audio: 1:07

7
Otto Muehl
untitled, 1962
mirror, burlap, various metal objects, cast with sand, stones and cement in wooden frame

Material painting

Audio: 1:13

9
Otto Muehl
untitled, 1963
fabric, earth, dispersion on canvas

Gunter Brus

Audio: 1:41

Mallorca drawings

Audio: 0:32

11
Günter Brus
untitled, 1961
dispersion on brown wrapping paper

Informal picture

Audio: 1:37

12
Günter Brus
untitled, 1961
dispersion on nettle
private collection Graz,
Theodor Poppmeier

Action Ana

Audio: 1:00

13
Günter Brus
Ana, November 1964
Muehl‘s apartment
Obere Augartenstraße 14 a/20, 1200 Vienna
b/w photographs
with: Anni Brus
photo: Khasaq (Siegfried Klein)

Rudolf Schwarzkogler

Audio: 1:13

Crucified one

Audio: 1:05

15
Rudolf Schwarzkogler
untitled, Crucified One, around 1962
ink and oil crayon on wood

1st action wedding

Audio: 1:27

17
Rudolf Schwarzkogler
1st action, Hochzeit (Wedding)
February 6, 1965
Heinz and Franziska Cibulka‘s apartment
Kaiserstraße 16, 1070 Vienna
color photographs
with: Anni Brus, Heinz Cibulka
photo: Walter Kindler

Wed. – Sun. and on public holidays
11:00 AM – 6:00 Pm

Monday and Tuesday Closed

OPENING
MARCH 15, 2024
5:00 PM

We are Open

OPENING MARCH 15, 2024
5:00 PM

We are Open

Wed. – Sun. and on public holidays 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Monday and Tuesday Closed

Copyright 2024 WA-M Wiener Aktionismus Museum GmbH

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Hermann Nitsch
Rinnbild und Schüttbild
4. Aktion
Otto Muehl
Materialobjekt
Materialbild
Günter Brus
Mallorca Zeichnungen
Informelle Malerei
Aktion Ana
Rudolf Schwarzkogler
Gekreuzigter
1. Aktion, Hochzeit

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Eröffnungsausstellung

Was ist Wiener Aktionismus?

Gunter Brus

Otto Muehl

Hermann Nitsch

Rudolf Schwarzkogler

15.03.2024 – 31.01.2025

We are open

opening exhibition

What is Vienna Actionism?

Gunter Brus

Otto Muehl

Hermann Nitsch

Rudolf Schwarzkogler

15.03.2024 – 31.01.2025

Hermann Nitsch
Poorpainting
4th Action
Otto Muehl
Material object
Material painting
Günter Brus
Material drawings
Informal picture
Action Ana
Rudolf Schwarzkogler
Crucified one
1st Action wedding

We Are Open

Opening exhibition

What is Vienna Actionism?

Gunter Brus

Otto Muehl

Hermann Nitsch

Rudolf Schwarzkogler

15.03.2024 – 31.01.2025

Dates & Events

April 2024

April 13, Saturday, 11:00 AM

Director’s tour

April 13, Saturday, 3:00 PM

Curator’s tour

April 14, Sunday, 4:00 PM

Public guided Tour

April 25, Thursday, 6:30 PM

WAM-TALK

What is Vienna Actionism?

In conversation with WAM Director Julia Moebus-Puck, who talks about the idea and concept of the exhibition. Afterwards, the director will answer questions from the interested public about the exhibition.

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April 27, Saturday, 11:00 AM

Director’s tour

April 28, Sunday, 4:00 PM

Public guided Tour in English

May 2024

May 1, Wednesday, 4:00 PM

WORK of the Month

Hermann Nitsch, 4. Aktion, November 21, 1963

WAM director and Nitsch expert Julia Moebus-Puck explains the background and genesis of Hermann Nitsch’s early work, which is also on display in the exhibition.

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May 11, Saturday, 11:00 AM

Director’s tour

May 12, Sunday, from 11:00 AM

Mother’s Day

On Mother’s Day, we invite all families to take a walk through the museum. Among other things, we will look at the different painting techniques of the four Viennese Actionists, work out similarities and differences and take a close look at the colours and shapes.

May 12, Sunday, 11:00 AM

Hands-on guided tour

Hands-on tour for children aged 6 and over in selected themed areas of the museum. Together we discover how differently the Vienna Actionists dealt with colour and form.

Duration: 60 minutes
The guided tour is included in the admission price.
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May 12, Sunday, 2:00 PM

Guided tour for parents

Guided tour for parents, especially mothers and grandmothers, through the entire house.

Duration: 60 minutes
The guided tour is included in the admission price.
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May 12, Sunday, 4:30 PM

Vienna Actionism through the ages.
What can Actionism still tell us today?

Special guided tour for young people and adults aged 16 and over..

Duration: 60 minutes
The guided tour is included in the admission price.
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May 14, Tuesday, 6:00 PM

mumok visits WAM

May 25, Saturday, 11:00 AM

Director’s tour

May 26, Sunday, 4:00 PM

Public guided Tour in English