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  Art Galleries

Even an avowed hater of modern art can appreciate this. This is Hundertwasser's (born Friedrich Stowasser in 1928) major contribution to the Viennese art world. In a time when artists often try to shock the public or merely impress other members of the rarefied gallery subculture, Hundertwasser's KunstHausWien would be a bastion against the dictatorship of the straight line, the ruler and T-square, a bridgehead against the grid system and the chaos of the absurd. Starting with the façade of the building, adapted from its prior life as a furniture factory, there is a Gaudi-in-Barcelona feel to the place. Windows peek out like eyes from curvy, rounded plaster and colorful paint. It is a Disneyland for grownups.

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About Vienna House of the Arts

 Untere Weißgerberstrasse 13, Landstraße

 +43 1 7120491

 http://www.kunsthauswien.com

Vienna House of the Arts and Nearby Attractions on Map

Nearby Attractions km / mile
Opera House

Opera House(2 km)
Probably the most-beloved symbol of Viennese arts, and one of the first buildings to be rebuilt in the postwar era.

Albertina

Albertina(2 km)
The Albertina is the largest Habsburg residential palace and a popular art gallery in Vienna, with over 50,000 drawings and one million prints dating from Late Gothic to contemporary.

Karlskirche

Karlskirche(2.1 km)
Largest Baroque cathedral north of the Alps, designed by the famous architect Bernhard Fischer von Erlach.

The Danube Island

The Danube Island(2.3 km)
Home to Europe's biggest Rock festival.

Jesuitenkirche

Jesuitenkirche(1.1 km)
Has one of the most elaborate Baroque interiors in Europe.

Soviet War Memorial

Soviet War Memorial(1.7 km)
An imposing Soviet style monument near Karlsplatz commemorates the Soviet victory in Vienna over the Nazi army.

Karlsplatz Stadtbahn Pavilion

Karlsplatz Stadtbahn Pavilion(2.1 km)
A city tram stop, designed by Otto Wagner.

The Old Synagogue

The Old Synagogue(1.8 km)
Underneath the Judenplatz (The Jewish Square), you will find this underground medieval synagogue excavation.

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