Contemporary art in Austria is a vibrant and dynamic field, with a rich history and a thriving present. The country is home to world-class museums like the Albertina and the Mumok in Vienna, which regularly host exhibitions of contemporary art. These institutions not only showcase the works of Austrian artists but also promote international artists, making Austria a significant player in the global contemporary art scene. Two of the most renowned contemporary artists from Austria are Hermann Nitsch and Valie Export, who have made significant contributions to performance and media art. The contemporary art scene in Austria is not just confined to museums; it is also very much alive in public spaces and alternative art venues. This diversity and dynamism make contemporary art in Austria a fascinating field to explore.Map data ©2020 Google
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Décollage is the technique of removing, cutting, or tearing away sections of an original image. The French word means to take off, become unstuck or become unglued. Artists who use this technique may use art to symbolically replace values or tear thinking from media influence.