Vienna 1900 / Focus: The 1873 Vienna World’s Fair Revisited (in German)

On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the 1873 Vienna World’s Fair, the MAK sets out to explore a critical aspect of this prestigious international show: the “Orient” as a construct of 19th-century Orientalism.
Sun, 1.10.2023 4.30 pm5.30 pm
MAK – Museum of Applied Arts
Drawing on Egypt and Japan as examples, which in the contemporary worldview were often thought to be part of the region referred to as the “Orient,” the exhibition THE 1873 VIENNA WORLD’S FAIR REVISITED: Egypt and Japan as Europe’s “Orient” explores Orientalism from various angles.
 
Language: The tour is held in German.
Tour fee: € 5 + admission to the museum
Meeting point: MAK Columned Main Hall
No registration required