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Museum Quarter (Museumsquartier) description and photos - Austria: Vienna. Detailed information about the attraction. Description, photographs and a map showing the nearest significant objects. The name in English is Museumsquartier.
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In 2001, the huge modern art complex Museum Quarter opened in Vienna, located in the restored building of the royal stables. In the 1980s, the buildings underwent a major redesign under the leadership of Lorids and Manfred Ortner.
The Museum of Art History, the Leopold Museum and the Museum of Contemporary Art of the Ludwig Foundation are located here. The Leopold Museum houses a collection of contemporary Austrian fine art. There are about 5000 paintings by such masters as Egon Schiele, Gustav Klimt, Oskar Kokoschka, Ferdinand Waldmuller, Friedrich Gauermann. The collection was collected over several decades by the Viennese professor Rudolf Leopold.
The Museum of Contemporary Art of the Ludwig Foundation is one of the largest galleries of contemporary art in central Europe: from American Pop Art and Cubism to Expressionism and `` Viennese Actionism. ''
The Museum complex also houses the Dance Quarter the International Center for Dance Arts, the Vienna Architecture Center, the Ecology Center, the Architecture Museum, the Tobacco Museum, the Children's Museum, as well as the 21st Quarter, which contains a large number of alternative art movements, and much more. It hosts festivals such as the Vienna Public Weeks and the annual Summer Festival, the famous Vienna Film Festival and the Dance Arts Festival.
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