Fin de siècle squalor and sardonic masques in ‘Grand Hotel Abyss’, the 2019 edition of the annual Austrian festival

By Adam Kleinman

The online petition organized by Green Party MPs warns that far-right politics across the continent has dangerous implications for the arts

Several gilded leaves were removed overnight from the iconic Art Nouveau landmark – each worth USD$1,200

Geoffrey Farmer and Gareth Moore, A Dark Switch Yawning, Neptune Skeletons Thronging, Black Bucket Prolonging, World Turtle Longing, Sink Plug Wronging, installation view at Salzburger Kunstverein, Austria, 2017. Courtesy: Salzburger Kunstverein

Salzburger Kunstverein, Austria

By Helen Chang
‘Der Kurator, der Anwalt und der Psychoanalytiker’ (The Curator, The Lawyer and the Psychoanalyst), 2015, installation view

Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria

By Ben Eastham