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



Nicolaus Schafhausen

Vanessa Joan Müller

Exhibiting artists

Werner Feiersinger

Andreas Bunte

Susanne Kriemann

Thomas Demand

Jakob Kolding

Annette Kelm

Ingrid Martens

Heidi Specker

Cyprin Gaillard

Olaf Metzel

Kasper Akhøj


Klaus Weber

Liam Gillick

Maximilian Pramatarov

Jumana Manna

Karsten Födinger

David Maljković

Isa Melsheimer

Ron Terada

Mark Boyle

Heba Amin

Isa Genzken

Monica Bonvicini

Tobias Zielony

Miki Kratsman

Tom Burr

Hubert Kiecol

Sofie Thorsen


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