25 Jun 2016 – 6 Nov 2016

Event times

Daily from 11 am – 7 pm
Thursdays 11 am – 9 pm

Cost of entry

€8 / €6

Kunsthalle Wien Museumsquartier

Wien, Austria


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The exhibition "Béton" emphasises the perpetually modern aspect of concrete, while shining light on the social and ideological implications of past concrete architectures at the same time.


In the 1950s and 60s, concrete was regarded as the epitome of modernism. An individual architectural style based on concrete established itself, so-called brutalism, named after the French word for raw concrete: béton brut. To this day, concrete is perceived as progressive and for some time now, there has been an increased focus on late modernist urban planning in contemporary art.

Artists: Kasper Akhøj, Heba Amin, Monica Bonvicini, Mark Boyle, Andreas Bunte, Tom Burr, Thomas Demand, Werner Feiersinger, Karsten Födinger, Cyprien Gaillard, Isa Genzken, Liam Gillick, Annette Kelm, Hubert Kiecol, Jakob Kolding, Miki Kratsman, Susanne Kriemann, David Maljković, Jumana Manna, Ingrid Martens, Isa Melsheimer, Olaf Metzel, Maximilian Pramatarov, Heidi Specker, Ron Terada, Tercerunquinto, Sofie Thorsen, Klaus Weber, Tobias Zielony



Vanessa Joan Müller

Nicolaus Schafhausen

Exhibiting artists

Sofie Thorsen

Ron Terada

Ingrid Martens

Maximilian Pramatarov

Karsten Födinger

Liam Gillick

Klaus Weber

Tom Burr

Hubert Kiecol


Olaf Metzel

David Maljković

Cyprin Gaillard

Thomas Demand

Isa Melsheimer

Isa Genzken

Jakob Kolding

Heidi Specker

Andreas Bunte

Susanne Kriemann

Heba Amin

Tobias Zielony

Werner Feiersinger

Monica Bonvicini

Jumana Manna

Kasper Akhøj

Miki Kratsman

Annette Kelm

Mark Boyle


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