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Purchases in 2018

In accordance with its purchasing and funding policy the Austrian Ludwig Foundation again purchased works of art for the collections of the Republic of Austria in 2018. By making these purchases the Foundation fulfils its task of enhancing the collections of the federal museums in substantive terms, supplementing its statutory mission, i.e. also in the sense of an aesthetically complex and socially relevant concept of art. For more detailed information on the purchased works see the 2018 Art and Culture Report published by the Federal Chancellery. — 20.11.2019

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Thomas Bayrle, Objekt Singer, 1999

Purchases in 2019

In 2019 the Austrian Ludwig Foundation purchased the following works of art for the collections of the Republic of Austria:

Albertina
Robert Adams (*1937, Orange/New Jersey), The New West: Landscapes along the Colarodo Front Range (1968-74), eight gelatin silver prints

Belvedere 21
Tess Jaray (*1937, Vienna, today London), St. Stephen’s Way II (1965), painting

MAK
Rosemarie Castoro (1939-2015, New York), Land of Lads (1975), installation

Mumok
Lutz Bacher (1943-2019, New York), FIREARMS (2019), series of digital pigment prints (58 parts)
Sanja Iveković (*1949, Zagreb), four drawings (1981–1982), three collages of the series Bitter Life (1975–1976) and the video installation Resnik (2017)
Photographic art works of Michele Abeles (*1977, New York), Annette Kelm (*1975, Stuttgart, today Berlin), Josephine Pryde (*1967, Alnwick/England, today Berlin) and Eileen Quinlan (*1972, Boston/Mass., today New York) from the group exhibition Objects Recognized in Flashes