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Franziska Maderthaner: About Men and Horses
Exhibition/ Modulart in the MuTh

As part of the ongoing successful collaboration between MuTh and the modulart gallery, two series of works created by contemporary artist Franziska Maderthaner can be viewed in the Foyer from 3rd October 2020 to 31st January 2021: “Playing Painter” – portraits of actors in the guise of famous painters – and “Questions on European Painting”. This confronts and challenges an established genre within classical European painting, namely the subject of the horse.

Franziska Maderthaner’s work is a form of “fluid meta-painting”. In her paintings, the artist interweaves the representational with abstract expressionism. Faces, animals, still lifes, objects and scenes from everyday culture — all spring forth out of Maderthaner’s loud colours and radical marks. The longer the viewer studies the works, the more they find that traditional pictorial meanings and viewing conventions begin to blur and merge.

The exhibition is curated by Joe Messner. The  modulart gallerist exhibits his artists’ works to reflect “that spirit of modernity and relevance to our times which is central to the DNA of MuTh”, explains Elke Hesse, Director of the MuTh.

Exhibition dates: 3rd October 2020 to 31st January 2021
Free admission. Exhibition open during MuTh opening times.

  • Painter: Franziska Maderthaner
  1. December 2020

    Tribute to Beethoven no. 2
    Bartolomeys in the MuTh

    • Bartolomeys

    A Winter’s Journey
    Jazz reinterpretations of classic art songs part 2/ mathias rüegg & Lia Pale in the MuTh

    • mathias rüegg & Lia Pale

    In men, who feel love
    Spotlight on the violin 2 / Johannes Fleischmann & Friends in the MuTh

    • Im Zentrum die Geige 2

    The Good Shepherds
    The Vienna Boys' Choir’s Christmas Concert in the MuTh

    Tribute to Beethoven no. 2
    Bartolomeys in the MuTh

    The Good Shepherds
    The Vienna Boys' Choir’s Christmas Concert in the MuTh

    The Good Shepherds
    The Vienna Boys' Choir’s Christmas Concert in the MuTh

    The Good Shepherds
    The Vienna Boys' Choir’s Christmas Concert in the MuTh

  2. January 2021

    Soundscapes no. 1
    Piano Trios from Haydn to Korngold / TrioVanBeethoven in the MuTh

    • TrioVanBeethoven

    Where did the Love Songs go?
    Flip Philipp & Bertl Mayer present Jazz Classics

    • G’mischter Satz

    CANCELLED: What did you say?
    “Lost in Translation” for string quartet and four dancers

    Singin‘ in the MuTh 2
    The Vienna Boys' Choir in the MuTh

    • Singin´ in the MuTh

    Franziska Maderthaner: About Men and Horses
    Exhibition/ Modulart in the MuTh

  3. February 2021

    The “Presse” Musiksalon
    Moderator and host: Dr Wilhelm Sinkovicz

    In rehab with Lehar
    An evening of therapeutic cabaret

    • G’mischter Satz

    Laughter is good for you – Humour in music
    Wissen Sie schon...(Did you know)? Sprinzl in the MuTh

    • Wissen Sie schon…?

    Virtuosity required: Greetings from Bottesini
    Spotlight on the clarinet / Daniel Ottensamer in the MuTh

    • Im Zentrum die Klarinette

    Adele Neuhauser & Edi Nulz
    Autobiographic reading with chamber/punk/jazz accompaniment

    • Aufgeschoben ist nicht aufgehoben
  4. March 2021

    Shabbat Shalom
    Sabbath tales and songs / Timna Brauer in the MuTh

    • Timna Brauer

    Singin‘ in the MuTh 3
    The Vienna Boys' Choir in the MuTh

    • Singin´ in the MuTh
  5. April 2021

    Tales from Leopoldstadt
    A musical stroll / Host: Christoph Wagner-Trenkwitz

    • G’mischter Satz

    Mozart in my hands IX
    The Vienna Young Philharmonic team up with international performers to present Mozart’s Piano Concertos

    • Mozart in my hands

    Schubert Lieder: old meets new
    The Erlkings in the MuTh

    • The Erlkings

    Jimmy’s Soloists play Beethoven
    Spotlight on the piano / Jimmy Chiang & Friends in the MuTh

    • Im Zentrum das Klavier

    The Steudes — a family concert
    Works written for up to four violins

    • Im Zentrum die Geige 1

    Zirkus Furioso
    A musical circus, for children of every age - and grown-ups too!

  6. May 2021

    Europe united
    Spotlight on the violin 2/ Johannes Fleischmann & Friends in the MuTh

    • Im Zentrum die Geige 2

    Singin‘ in the MuTh 4
    Singin‘ in the MuTh

    • Singin´ in the MuTh

    Soundscapes no. 3
    Symphonic masterpieces in Piano Trio form / TrioVanBeethoven in the MuTh

    • TrioVanBeethoven

    Masterpieces for clarinet and bassoon
    Spotlight on the clarinet / Daniel Ottensamer in the MuTh

    • Im Zentrum die Klarinette

    Butcaru & Steude
    Works by Bartók, Enescu, Szymanovski and Brahms

    • Im Zentrum die Geige 1

    Passion and courage
    Spotlight on the clarinet / Matthias Schorn in the MuTh

    • Im Zentrum die Klarinette
  7. June 2021

    Piano virtuosos – duos for four hands
    Spotlight on the piano / Jimmy Chiang & Friends in the MuTh

    • Im Zentrum das Klavier

    String quintets!
    Franz Bartolomey and his musical companions play Mozart and Dvorák

    • Bartolomeys