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Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna


March 12 – June 30, 2019

The Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien is presenting a retrospective exhibition of the American painter Mark Rothko (1903–1970) for the first time in Austria. The exhibition provides an overview of his most important stylistic developments, creating an exciting dialogue with the Museum’s own collections. It begins with a group of early figurative works, referencing Christian, Greek, Roman and Jewish iconography, it cont. Rothko’s travels through France and Italy in 1950 had an important influence on his work.

Major works on loan from Rothko’s own children and from some of the world’s great museums, most notably the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., offer a unique insight into one of the greatest artist who has ever lived. Rothko, after all, believed he was »producing an art that would last for 1,000 years«.


Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien
Maria-Theresien-Platz, 1010 Wien

Opening hours
Tue – Sun, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Thu, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

June - August and 15.10.2019 - 19.1.2020 open daily

Admission till half an hour before closing time.

Holiday opening hours

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