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Vienna Expert: Valerie

Vienna Expert: Valerie

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Valerie is an English-speaking tour guide in Vienna, also fluent in French, Italian and Spanish. An Viator experienced private guide, Valerie will show you her beloved city, from old traditions to 21st century life style. Learn more about Private Tours with Valerie.

Feb062012

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Hop On Waltz Lessons

Vienna

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Are you going to visit Vienna? Are you already in the city and looking for a typical viennese activity?
Why not trying to learn the traditional viennese waltz? Now you can join the "Hop on Waltz" lessons without reservation presented by the dancing school Rueff in Vienna! Just join us!

Jun212011

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Lanner-Strauss Ensemble

Vienna

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These concerts take place in the state rooms of the Schoenborn Palace. The exclusive concerts take you into the world of the Biedermeier period. It is here that the audience has the opportunity to compose a new Mozart Minuet with a dice and experience the beginning of the Viennese waltzes as well as masterpieces by Johann Strauss, Franz Schubert and Joseph Lanner.

Mar222011

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Vienna School of Fantastic Realism is legendary.

Vienna

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Vienna has a new museum: Fantastic Realism shown at the magnificent Palais Palffy! Vienna School of Fantastic Realism is legendary. A living legend, that now got it´s home.


In a permanent exhibition the collection presents an impressive and wide documentation of works of the School of Fantastic Realism. The visitor gets a good overview about the international art-making of the Fantastic Painters as he will become acquainted with 150 works by 120 different artists.


Vienna School of Fantastic Realism is the name for a particular Austrian art movement inspired by surrealism. Main representatives include A. Brauer, E. Fuchs, R. Hausner, W. Hutter and A. Lehmden. The teacher and and quot;father and quot; of the group was A. P. Gütersloh; the artists who formed the group were his students at the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts. Within the Art-Club, the and quot;fantasts and quot; stood up especially against abstract art. Their manner of painting was heavily influenced by the technical perfection of the classical masters and psycho-analysis was of particular importance for their work. With their first exhibition in Vienna in 1959, which was soon followed by further exhibitions abroad, they had already laid the foundation for their international importance. Their art gained widespread success due to large editions of graphic reproductions and because of their large, if somewhat fluctuating, following of students and imitators.

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