albertina

Located in Vienna’s city center, Albertina is an art museum housed in Archduke Albrecht’s palace. It is home to one of the biggest and most important graphics collections in the world. Works on display and in its archives range from the late Gothic period to the present. For the museum’s Fundraising Dinners Tim Schmelzer createt collages of Albertina’s best-known contemporary works of art was created and projected in the halls of the museum. In addition, light projections turned the colonnade into a walk-in artwork. For this purpose, paintings by Albrecht Dürer and Iwan Kljun was enlarged, so visitors could experience it up close and personal.

The following art paintings were chosen for the light projection in the festibule hall: From left to right: Pablo Picasso – Woman in a Green Hat, 1947; Pablo Picasso – Nude Seated in a Chair, 1963; Kees Van Dongen – Woman with Blue Eyes, 1908; Alexej von Jawlensky – Young Girl in a Flowered Hat, 1910; Natalia Goncharova – The Peacock, 1912; Hans Hofmann – Untitled, 1938; Lyubov Popova – Untitled, 1918.

 

The following art paintings were chosen for the light projection in the main hall: From left to right: Nathan Altman – Anna Achmatowa, 1915; Petrow-Wodkin - phantasie, 1925; Chagall – Roter Jude, 1915; Chagall – Spaziergang, 1918; Chagall – Selbstportrait, 1913; Chagall – Braut, 1911; Malewitsch – Mädchen im Feld, 1930; Malewitsch – Rote Kavallerie, 1928.


 

“Great Piece of Turf” by Albrecht Dürer, one of the best known still lives in art history, is part of the Albertina’s Graphic Collection. The painting was created at Dürer's workshop in Nuremberg in 1503. It is a study of a seemingly random group of wild plants, including dandelion and greater plantain. The work is considered one of the masterpieces of Dürer's realistic nature studies. This watercolor was graphically enhanced and projected onto Albertina’s mirrored colonnade as a natural vista. Visitors feel like they are walking through the artwork. Multiple mirrors enhanced the depth and dynamism of this light projection.
 

 

 

The self portraiaid of Ivan Vasilyevich Klyun, an Russian painter and avant-garde artist, from 1913 was graphically enhanced and projected onto Albertina’s mirrored colonnade as a natural vista. Visitors feel like they are walking through the artwork. Multiple mirrors enhanced the depth and dynamism of this light projection.