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)

Winter Term 2020/21

Seminar Illustrations of Boccaccio’s Decamerone. With Usage of Augmented Reality as Tool for art science and art education (Winter Term 2020/21)
Lecture Original – Forgery – Misattribution
Thesis Seminar for MA- & Doctorate-Students


Linde Waber. Künstlerin – Vernetzerin – Mentorin – mater familias reconsidered in the Era of Saint Corona Art film by Martina Pippal on the occasion of Linde Waber’s 80th birthday. Dubbing of Martina Pippal’s above mentioned essay published in the exhibition catalogue “Linde Waber retrospektiv und Weggefährten” 2010 (Leopold Museum Vienna)
Youtube channel of Martina Pippal
Website celebrating Linde Waber’s anniversary


St. Stephen’s Cathedral as a national symbol? Martina Pippal speaks about the St. Stephen’s Cathedral in Vienna amongst other experts, e.g. Oliver Rathkolb, Danielle Spera etc. Feature by Kerstin Tretina, Broadcast for Radio OE1.
Listen online:

Sieben Argumente gegen die Datierung „1504″ und die Zuschreibung an Leonardo da Vinci. Lecture by Martina Pippal
2020, March 3, 5:30 p.m., University of Vienna, Department of Art History, University Campus, Court 9, 1090 Vienna

POSTPONED due to Covid-19 lockdown:
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

POSTPONED due to Covid-19 lockdown:
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 24, 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).