Dom Museum WienArt, Religion, Society, Hardback Book

Dom Museum WienArt, Religion, Society Hardback

Edited by Johanna Schwanberg



The newly opened Dom Museum Wien houses the historic treasures of St.

Stephen's Cathedral, avant-garde classics of the Otto Mauer collection, as well as contemporary works.

This volume commemorates the re-opening of the museum and presents fascinating items from the collections, as well as an account of the architectural re-design of the building, with text and images.

Well-known authors analyze selected historic exhibits from the Middle Ages and the Baroque period, elaborating new perspectives.

Similarly, the essays on the legendary art patron Otto Mauer open up a new understanding of his activities supporting post-war avant-garde artists.

Another part of the publication covers the architectural challenges of creating a contemporary museum within a historic context.

The multifaceted volume closes with dialogues amongst the most important mediators between art and the church.




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