The Belvedere 21 courtyard showcases various pieces by internationally acclaimed artists. From the outset, the sculpture in the outside space was an integrated part of the buildings overall architectural concept. The current selection of sculptures and their installation on five plinths was implemented by Heimo Zobernig in collaboration with the curator Harald Krejci. In addition to the Zobernig plinths, the displays include further works that can be also read within the context of the museum. Thus, Lois Weinbergers work Wild Cube consciously plays with the demand for a pure exhibition space, which must first be infused with meaning. Leopold Kesslers Ghost Terrace is devoid of any function and endowed with meaning via the viewers actions. A similar participatory approach can also be found in Weltwunder, a work by the artist group Gelatin, in the sense that it requires a literally complete immersion into the artwork so that all of its dimensions can be fully experienced. All of the works pose the question whether a sculpture can be interpreted through its form alone and in this sense provoke a new view of art.
Quartier Belvedere, Arsenalstraße 1,
|Wednesday to Sunday and on public holidays||11 am to 6 pm|
|Wednesday and Friday||until 9 pm|