In response to enormous public demand, we are extending KLIMT’S MAGIC GARDEN until 7 October 2018!
On the centenary of the death of Gustav Klimt (1862–1918), the MAK is focusing on the artist’s designs for the mosaic frieze—a
highlight of its collection—in the dining room of the Stoclet House in Brussels: KLIMT’S MAGIC GARDEN is a virtual reality experiment, inspired by Klimt’s masterpieces Expectation and Fulfillment. The virtual reality artist and filmmaker Frederick Baker has used high-resolution digital photographic material to create
a fantastic virtual world in which visitors can embark on an interactive filmic journey.
You too can enjoy the magic of the original cartoons! From 17 April 2018, additional VR headsets will be available. The exhibition experiment will also be moving and may be seen
in the MAK Permanent Collection Contemporary Art—right next to the original cartoons!
Reserve your time-slot now to guarantee you won’t have to wait!
The virtual reality tour through KLIMT'S MAGIC GARDEN can be visited by four people at a time, as of 17 April. One of the four virtual reality headsets is reserved for reservations,
the other headsets are freely accessible (waiting times reserved). Reserve your time slot now to ensure that you do not have to wait. Book your time-slot
In the MAK the Tree of Life is in Bloom! A Collective Wall Mosaic Inspired by Gustav Klimt
The MAK invites children and the young at heart to contribute to the growth and flowering of the tree of life. In a large-scale
wall installation, all can join together in making the tree bloom—inspired by Gustav Klimt’s designs—by creating their own
magnetic mosaic pieces and attaching them to a “Klimt Swirly Whirly Tree” that will grow continually over the duration of
KLIMT’S MAGIC GARDEN. Whether you want to be inspired by Klimt’s shapes and colors or come up with something of your own is entirely up to you
and your imagination.
A project in collaboration with Frederick Baker and the Christian Leiss GmbH