Tag Archives: Austria

1913: My Heart at Evening

     My Heart at Evening Toward evening you hear the cry of the bats. Two black horses bound in the pasture, The red maple rustles, The walker along the road sees ahead the small tavern. Nuts and young wine taste … Continue reading

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1842: Viennese

Rudolf von Alt: Solar Eclipse, Vienna (1842)

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1933: The Very Ideology to which it Owes its Origin

Wilhelm Reich on the connections among repression, sexual guilt (indoctrinated into children and adolescents through the family), patriarchy, capitalism, fascism, violent religious fanaticism, the construction of the other, and imperialism: The patriarchal authoritarian sexual order…becomes the primary basis of authoritarian … Continue reading

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2013: The 387 Houses of Peter Fritz

Austrian insurance clerk Peter Fritz constructed these model buildings in the 1950’s and 1960’s, working with cardboard, matchboxes, wallpaper scraps, and magazine pages. They were discovered by artist Oliver Croy in 1993 in a Berlin junk shop, each in a … Continue reading

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1901: Max’s Monkeys

Gabriel von Max: Abelard and Heloise (after 1900). Max and his wife lived with as many as 14 monkeys. Here are some more examples of his work:

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1904: A Nightmare

In 1904…I was staying at the Hotel Scholastika, on the borders of the Aachensee, in Austria. I dreamed one night that I was walking down a sort of pathway between two fields, separated from these last by high iron railings, … Continue reading

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1902: Island

Gustav Klimt: Island in the Attersee (1902)

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