Katarina Schmidl, “A Beautiful Piece of Austria,” 2002.
Courtesy of MUSA, Vienna (The Art Collection of the City of Vienna).
The Austrian Cultural Forum New York and MUSA Vienna are proud to present Beauty Contest, an upcoming exhibition featuring works by 20 internationally acclaimed and emerging artists who critically reflect on contemporary global society’s obsession and fascination with physical appearance. Beauty Contest opens on September 20, 2011 and will be on view until January 3, 2012 at the Austrian Cultural Forum New York. The exhibition will then travel to Vienna in February 2012 where it will be shown in the galleries of MUSA Vienna.
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