Museum of Modern Art Ludwig Foundation – Wien

February 15, 2017 seenplaces 0

Address: Museums Quartier, Museumsplatz Opening Times: Tuesday to Sunday io a.m. to 6 p.m.,  E-mail: info@mumok.at or kunstvermittlung@mumok.at The Museum of Modern Art with its rectangular ground plan and its façade of rough, dark basalt rock is as much the opposite of the Leopold Museum in appearance as it is in its […]

Everything about Kunsthistorisches Museum of Wien

February 14, 2017 seenplaces 0

Kunsthistorisches Museum Address: Maria-Theresien-Platz Opening times: daily except Monday io a.m. to 6 p.m., Picture Gallery and Egyptian and Near Eastern Collection, Thursday io a.m. to 9 p.m. Guided tours on special topics: every Wednesday and Friday 10:15 a.m.; every Tuesday and Thursday 12:30 p.m. (“Mittags im KHM”); every Thursday […]

The Vienna Hofburg, Part 4- The Redoutensäle and Joseph Square

January 11, 2017 seenplaces 0

The Redoutensäle and Joseph Square   Once the Court Theatre and the Wintcrreitschule (Winter Riding Hall) had been built, there was no longer any need for Burnacini’s theatre. Between 1744. and 1748 it was converted according to plans by Jean-Nicolas Jadot into a large and a small ballroom, the Redoutensâle. […]

The Vienna Hofburg, Part 3- The Leopoldine Wing

January 11, 2017 seenplaces 0

The Leopoldine Wing Leopold I was interested in far more than just Italian Baroque opera and theatre: in 1660 he decided to remodel  the Hofburg and the courtyard that is now called “In der Burg.” Modeled on the new residence in Munich, a long winged building was completed in 1667 between […]

The Vienna Hofburg,Part 2- The History of the Hofburg

January 11, 2017 seenplaces 0

The History of the Hofburg Prologue: The End of the Babenbergs The Babenberg ruler Henry II Jasomirgott, who in 1156 had obtained for Austria the status of a duchy from Emperor Frederick I Barbarossa, built a palace in his ne capital, Vienna. The building and walls surrounded a courtyard, today […]

The Vienna Hofburg, Part 1: The Residence of Habsburgs

January 9, 2017 seenplaces 0

In this post we propose another Big Museum of Europe, the Vienna Hofburg which was in the past a magnificent residence of Habsburg Family. Inspired by Thomas Trenkler book, i will try to offer  a dynamic image of my readers about this imposing building and one of the most interesting places to […]

Beauties of Bucharest: The National Museum “George Enescu”

December 5, 2016 seenplaces 0

The National Museum “George Enescu” One of the most beautiful building of Bucharest is National Museum “George Enescu”. It is located nearby the Victoriei Square, on Victoriei Street. The National Museum “George Enescu” was opened in the Cantacuzino Palace, one of the most beautiful buildings in Bucharest, a historical monument […]