Universität Wien/ University of Vienna, Department for Art History

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Summer Term 2019

Seminar for STEOP-Assistants How can one describe works of art?  (Exercise for STEOP-Assistants)
Research Seminar for MA- & Doctorate-Students

Winter Term 2019

Seminar The “Albertinischer Plan”. National Treasure or Hoax?
Seminar Image Space – Image Area. Analysis of an exciting Relation using Kinesthetic Learning (perspective drawing etc.)
Research Seminar for MA- & Doctorate-Students

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)
Research Seminar for MA- & Doctorate-Students
Lecture The Viennese Imperial Treasury. Selected Objects. Cultural historical Context, art historical Relevance, Material, and Technique


Das Lachen in der bildenden Kunst. Lecture by Dieter Ulrich and Martina Pippal organized by the association gemeinsamdenken.ch
2019, October 4, 7:30 p.m., Kongress- und Kulturzentrum Monte Verità, Strada Collina 84, 6612 Ascona, Switzerland.
Invitation (PDF)

Leonardo da Vinci. Martina Pippal talks about the polymath Leonardo on the occasion of his 500th day of death.
Broadcast for the program “Perspektiven” on Radio Klassik Stephansdom, May 6, 2019, 5:30 p.m.
Listen online and see a short video
© Radio Klassik Stephansdom

Die Welt der Sichtbaren Dinge – Bild- und Betrachterraum in der Handregistratur Friedrichs III. und ihr internationaler Kontext. Martina Pippal and Eberhard König speak at the International Conference about Art in Vienna between the Master of Heiligenkreuz and Lucas Cranach “Wiens erste Moderne. Visuelle Konstruktion von Identität im 15. Jahrhundert” (April 11-14, 2019). Organization: Martina Pippal et al.
2019, April 12, 2 p.m. University of Vienna, Department of Art History, University Campus, Court 9, 1090 Vienna.
Program & further information (PDF)

Jahrtausendgenie Leonardo da Vinci. 15. April 1452 bis 2. Mai 1519. Lecture at Akademie am Dom/Theologische Kurse, summer term 2019.
2019, May 2, 6 p.m., Theologische Kurse, Stephansplatz 3, 1010 Vienna.
Registration required until April 25: akademie-am-...@theologischekurse.at (Fee € 15 / € 12 for members of the FRIENDS)
Further information
Download Academy Program summer term 2019 (PDF)


Inaugural address

Eine Transformation. Vom alten AKH zum Uni Wien Campus. Martina Pippal speaks about the genesis of the University Campus. Address of welcome: Regina Hitzenberger (Vice rector, University of Vienna), Ernst Kopper (Architect), Sebastian Egenhofer (Department of Art History). Exhibition at the Aula, June 5 until July 5, 2018.
2018, June 5, 6 p.m., Department of Art History, University Campus, Court 9, 1090 Vienna.


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).