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19 July 2011

National Gallery of Victoria 
 
Guido Stock 
sydney@advantageaustria.org
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19. July 2011Z.00Europeans at the Gallery:
Klimt

The greatest exhibition of Austrian art ever held in Australia, the "Vienna: Art & Design" exhibition, will be on display at the National Gallery of Victoria from 18 June to 9 October 2011.

This exhibition which is part of the Melbourne Winter Masterpieces Series will bring together an outstanding collection of almost 240 works by the greatest Viennese artists of the early 20th century including spectacular paintings by Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele, a fascinating collection of decorative arts including fabulous jewellery by Josef Hoffmann, a remarkable selection of architectural drawings by Otto Wagner, the magnificent designs of the Wiener Werkstätte (Vienna Workshop) as well as sensational works by Richard Gerstl, Koloman Moser and Oskar Kokoschka among many others.

On this special occasion the European Chambers in Melbourne will host the “Europeans at the Gallery” cocktail reception and an exclusive viewing of the NGV’s Winter Masterpieces Exhibition. This glamorous event will take place on Tuesday, 19 July 2011 in the Federation Court of the National Gallery of Victoria, 180 Kilda Road, Melbourne. Participating Chambers and organizations will be the British, German, Italian, Finnish, Irish, Netherlands, Spanish, Swedish, Swiss and, of course, we the Austrian Consulate General – Commercial Section. Our invitation and RSVP form can be downloaded on this page (see download links on the top left-hand corner).

So please mark this evening in your diary, we are looking forward to seeing you there.
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