9 June-16 October. Renowned internationally for his massive brightly-coloured canvases, Hans Makart, the "prince of painters", is equally remembered for his colourful private life.
In addition to painting, Makart was perhaps the greatest exponent of Vienna's ambitious Ringstrasse period from the late 19th-century, when he flourished as a designer of opera, theatre, interior design and fashion. In the 1870s his studio was not only a location for work and exhibitions but also the scene of opulent artists
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Makart: An Artist rules the City
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