All posts tagged “Austria

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Highbrau

A polyhedron placed on a plateau has become a creative portal in Austria. Perched above the village of Koenigsbrunn, some 35 miles northwest of Vienna, this objet d’art is a stage for the all stripes of artistic expression – performances, concerts, readings. Designed by the… Read More

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Lofty laps

                  In honor of Austrian Conchita Wurst’s triumphant win of the Eurovision Song Contest, I’m bound for a Baroque manor outside Salzburg, where modernity is a foil for history. Contemporary art dealer Thaddaeus Ropac has peppered his… Read More

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Mountain tide

            Seasonal submergence. My kind of cleanse. Every spring, snowmelt from the Karst mountains in Austria swells the Grüner See (Green Lake), flooding the park that rings the lagoon. For most of the year, visitors can stroll across bridges, sit… Read More