University of Vienna, Department for Art History

Summer Term 2020

Seminar “The Blazing World”. Visual Template and Illustrations for/by utopian and dystopian Texts (Margaret Cavendish, Siri Hustvedt etc.)
Seminar for STEOP-Assistants How can one describe works of art? (Exercise for STEOP-Assistants)
Thesis Seminar for MA- & Doctorate-Students
Seminar Viennese Image Statistics, Isotype, Visualization in historical context – in cooperation with Immanuel Bomze, Torsten Möller, Christoph Kralj, and Raphael Sahann (Department of Statistics and Operations Research, University of Vienna)


Digital Research in Art History and Visual Studies – potential and constraints. Lecture by Martina Pippal hosted by Data Science @ Uni Vienna
2020, January 24, 12 p.m., Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 (Dependance of University of Vienna), 1090 Vienna, Austria: Lecture Hall 10, 2nd floor.

Der Da Vinci Globus aus 1504. Lecture by Stefaan Missinne. Commentaries by Hermann Mückler and Martina Pippal. Moderation by Hubert Christian Ehalt. Hosted by Gesellschaft der Freunde der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften
2020, February 18, 7 p.m., Gesellschaft der Ärzte in Wien at Billrothhaus, Große Bibliothek, Frankgasse 8, 1090 Vienna.

Raffaelo Sanzio (1483-1520) – Versuch einer Imagekorrektur. Lecture by Martina Pippal organized by Akademie am Dom
2020, May 7, Akademie am Dom, Stephansplatz 3, 1010 Vienna, Austria.

Inaugural address

Abstract on Paper – Works by Joanna Gleich, Nicole Krenn, Gottfried Mairwöger, Peter Marquant, Katharina Prantl, and Soshana. Introductory words by Martina Pippal
2020, January 30, 7 p.m., gallery Amart, Halbgasse 17, 1070 Vienna, Austria.

Wagenbrett. The painter Norbert Wagenbrett from Leipzig, Germany, is painting pictures of humans for 37 years. His hyperrealistic paintings are based on the realist truth seeking of the New Objectivity. Inaugural address by Martina Pippal
2020, March 23, 6 p.m., Museum of Fine Arts Leipzig, Katharinenstraße 10, 04109 Leipzig, Germany.
Information on the website of the Museum of Fine Arts Leipzig
Information on the website of Norbert Wagenbrett


Überall alleine – Die Malerin Soshana, produced by Werner Müller in 2013 with comments by Martina Pippal, is a 45- minutes Documentary Film about Soshana`s life covering 85 years of her life. The documentary about Soshana won the Silver Dolphin at the Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards 2014! (press release).