12 May-17 Sept 2006. An exhibition of art from the 1960s and 1970s is on show in Hall One of Viennas Kunstalle exploring the phenomenon of psychedelia and the relationship between contemporary art and the popular culture of the time. Over 500 items from the Flower Power era are on display, including paintings, sculptures, film, photography, lightshows, installations, record covers and architectural environments from Europe, Japan, South America and the USA. The exhibition, featuring over 30 international artists, includes works by Andy Warhol, Verner Panton and his utopian environments, the photos of Cecil Beaton and the video-art of Nam June Paik. Around 20 Austrian artists are also represented in a special section of the exhibition developed by the Kunsthalle Wien. Summer of Love is organized by the Tate Liverpool in conjunction with the Kunsthalle Wien and Schim Kunsthalle Frankfurt. A multi-media exhibition guide in English and German is available. Cost 2.50. Admission 7.50, concessions 6. Daily 10.00-19.00, Thurs 10.00-22.00.
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The Kunsthalle is at 7, Museumsplatz 1, A-1070 Wien. By U-bahn line U2 or U3 to Museums-quartier or Volks-theater. Tel. +43 1 521891201 firstname.lastname@example.org. Photo: Verner Panton, Phantasy Landscape, 1970, Panton Design, Basel.