Apollo

Beethoven Moves

Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

29 Sep 2020 - 24 Jan 2021

Marking the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth, this display reflects on the great composer’s life and work through a catholic array of exhibits, including sketchbooks by J.M.W. Turner and conceptual works by John Baldessari and Idris Khan. Find out more from the exhibition website.

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Struggling to Hear .... After Ludwig van Beethoven Sonatas (2005), Idris Khan.

Struggling to Hear …. After Ludwig van Beethoven Sonatas (2005), Idris Khan. Courtesy the artist and Victoria Miro, London/Venice; © Idris Khan

Fire at the Grand Storehouse of the Tower of London (1841), J.M.W. Turner.

Fire at the Grand Storehouse of the Tower of London (1841), J.M.W. Turner. Photo: Tate

Cloudy Evening Sky (1824), Caspar David Friedrich.

Cloudy Evening Sky (1824), Caspar David Friedrich. Photo: Johannes Stoll/Belvedere, Vienna

Beethoven’s Trumpet (with Ear), Opus # 132 (2007), John Baldessari. Photo: KHM-Museumsverband; courtesy the artist, Sprüth Magers and Beyer Projects; © John Baldessari

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