December/ January 2015-2016

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All the articles from our December/January issue.

Metropole – Vienna in English
Lyonel Feininger (German-American, 1871 – On the Town Wall, 1911 Albertina, Vienna, Austria Berlin, Italian Sculptors, Funny Caricatures, Cityscape Art, Comic Pictures, Cubism, Installation Art, American, Line Art

On Display: Feininger & Kubin | Metropole

Illustrating the unlikely friendship between two artists, the Albertina displays over 100 works At first glance, it may not be evident that two very different artists like Lyonel Feininger – comic strip pioneer, leading exponent of Expressionism and early Bauhaus member – and Alfred Kubin, the highly influential illustrator and early member of Der Blaue […]

New pictures from the movie Carol starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara, from director Todd Haynes the film will have its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. 2015 Movies, New Movies, Movies To Watch, Good Movies, Films 2016, Upcoming Movies, Mad Max, Film Carol, Celine Sciamma

On Screen: Carol | Metropole

Todd Haynes’ drama sets romance against a hostile society, gaining accolades and generating academy award buzz No stranger to challenging the heteronormative, director Todd Haynes (Velvet Goldmine, I’m not There) revisits the socially repressive 1950s, previously portrayed by him in Far from Heaven (2002) with much technicolor sarcasm. This time he plays it straight though to […]

A quick tour around the Spittelberg district of Vienna. Vienna, Austria, The Neighbourhood, December, Tours, City, The Neighborhood

Spittelberg | The Village in the Village | Metropole

A quick tour around the Spittelberg district of Vienna.

A plethora of performances on stages both large and small, to delight even the youngest. So borrow a child and go! Toy Theatre, Stage Show, Main Attraction, Contemporary Dance, Vienna, Opera House, Musicals, Performing Arts, Concerts

On Music: Stages for the Little Ones | Metropole

A plethora of performances on stages both large and small, to delight even the youngest. So borrow a child and go!

A plethora of performances on stages both large and small, to delight even the youngest. So borrow a child and go! Toy Theatre, Stage Show, Main Attraction, Contemporary Dance, Vienna, Opera House, Musicals, Performing Arts, Concerts

On Music: Stages for the Little Ones | Metropole

A plethora of performances on stages both large and small, to delight even the youngest. So borrow a child and go!

Egon Schiele was a major figurative painter of the early century, highly influenced by the expressionist painting style of Gustav Klimt. His work is noted for its intensity and its raw sexuality, and the many self-portraits the artist produced includ Gustav Klimt, Life Drawing, Figure Drawing, Painting & Drawing, Painting Canvas, Canvas Art, Green Stockings, Black Crayon, Modern Portraits

On Display: Women Through Men's Eyes | Metropole

Portraits by Klimt, Schiele and Kokoschka at the Lower Belvedere Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele and Oskar Kokoschka are hardly new to art lovers in this city. These three masters color the background of Viennese life. But in case you’re feeling overly familiar with the Wiener Moderne, take heart: Along with the sumptuous society portraits, the […]

We asked the director of the Belvedere Museum, Agnes Husslein-Arco whether she thought museums are primarily a bridge between times and cultures, or a preserver and protector of a society’s heritage? Dear Readers, I think they are equally important – . Museums, Equality, Bridge, December, Culture, Times, Thoughts, Words, Social Equality

The Last Word: Agnes Husslein-Arco | Metropole

We asked the director of the Belvedere Museum, Agnes Husslein-Arco whether she thought museums are primarily a bridge between times and cultures, or a preserver and protector of a society’s heritage? Dear Readers, I think they are equally important – by presenting and explaining art, we not only build bridges between times and cultures, but […]

The sequestered slopes and secluded log cabins of Zettersfeld offer a different kind of skiing holiday. Ski Holidays, Cabin Fever, Log Cabins, Skiing, December, Mountains, Travel, Ski, Voyage

On the Road: Christmas Cabin Fever | Metropole

The sequestered slopes and secluded log cabins of Zettersfeld offer a different kind of skiing holiday.

On the Vine: Burgenland – A Thousand Wines a Day Wines, Vineyard, December, Day, Outdoor, Outdoors, Outdoor Games, Outdoor Living

On the Vine: Burgenland – A Thousand Wines a Day | Metropole

Burgenland Wine-growing regions: Gols, Purbach, &Horitschon

At the Kunstsupermarkt, original art has a tiny price tag. You may pick up the next Ernst Fuchs, Hermann Nitsch or Gottfried Helnwein. Gottfried Helnwein, Opera House, Original Art, December, Clouds, The Originals, Building, Buildings, Construction

On Sale: Your Own Original | Metropole

At the Kunstsupermarkt, original art has a tiny price tag. Who knows? You may pick up the next Ernst Fuchs, Hermann Nitsch or Gottfried Helnwein.

Steirereck im Stadtpark's chef Heinz Reitbauer is the "Chef of the decade" by Gault&Millau. Read more. Best Chef, Passionate People, New Chapter, Chef Jackets, 50th, The Incredibles, Chefs, World, Restaurants

Be My Guest: Chef Heinz Reitbauer | Metropole

The quest is perfection – or a reflection of the essence.

Die Liebe offers a passionate tapas-style meal alongside delicious wines, all within the quiet bustle of Marktwirtschaft. Market Economy, Bustle, Wines, Tapas, December, Menu, Vegetables, Food, Menu Board Design

On the Menu: Love and the Market Economy | Metropole

Die Liebe offers a passionate tapas-style meal alongside delicious wines, all within the quiet bustle of Marktwirtschaft.

Wandering the “Silvesterpfad” takes you through the many-sided Viennese soul Beneath the majesty of St. Stephen’s Cathedral, two slinky Goths in thick eye shadow and black nail polish are dancing in a loving embrace to the strains of the Blue . Black Nail Polish, Eye Shadow, Cathedral, Dancing, December, Google, Blue, Travel, Dance

Silvesterpfad: How Vienna Welcomes the New Year | Metropole

Ringing in the New Year takes you through the many-sided Viennese soul This article has been updated to reflect the 2017/2018 times and dates. Beneath the majesty of St. Stephen’s Cathedral, two slinky Goths in thick eyeshadow and black nail polish are dancing in a loving embrace to the strains of the Blue Danube Waltz, […]

Who's starring: Michael Caine, Harvey Keitel, and Rachel Weisz Why you should be interested: In today's youth-obsessed culture, this is the artful and sweet 10 Film, Lee Strasberg, Anne Bancroft, Hd Trailers, Actor Studio, Beautiful Film, Rachel Weisz, Netflix Movies, 2015 Movies

On Screen: Youth | Metropole

Michael Caine and Harvey Keitel soldier through this beautiful yet shallow reflection on age, memory and friendship in the Swiss Alps There is no doubt that academy award-winning director Paolo Sorrentino (La grande Belleza, 2014) makes beautiful films, and his latest, Youth, is one more stunner. Shot on location in and around the Art Noveau Hotel […]

Vienna’s English Theatre’s Pygmalion is enjoyable, but fails to capture the true Shavian spirit George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion at Vienna’s English Theatre is selling out to full houses, with audiences relishing the wit, and applauding for more. It’s hardly a ... George Bernard Shaw, Full House, Vienna, Fails, Theatre, Stage, December, Spirit, Houses

On Stage: The Rain in Vain | Metropole

Vienna’s English Theatre’s Pygmalion is enjoyable, but fails to capture the true Shavian spirit George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion at Vienna’s English Theatre is selling out to full houses, with audiences relishing the wit, and applauding for more. It’s hardly a surprise: The famed tale of linguist Henry Higgins, who wagers he can turn the flower […]

Citizens and celebrities gather at the ORF Radiokulturhaus to mourn and protest the passing of an era. Vienna, Citizen, December, Politics, Stars, Couple Photos, Couples, Celebrities, Couple Shots

Scenes of Vienna: Politics Killed the Radio Star | Metropole

Citizens and celebrities gather at the ORF Radiokulturhaus to mourn and protest the passing of an era.

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