BRUNO KREISKY FOUNDATION
FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
 
CHARITY ART AUCTIONS
     
 
2001 CHARITY ART AUCTION , OCTOBER 17th 2001,
SEMPER DEPOT

From 2001 to 2007 the Foundation under artistic director Margit Niederhuber has worked with people engaged in the cultural sector, giving them an opportunity to express their engagement and sense of responsibility for human rights issues.

Numerous prominent Austrian visual artists were ready to donate works. Some of them dealt specifically with the theme of human rights. The first art auction was held in the Semper Depot in Vienna. Pictures, which Bruno Kreisky had received from painters, graphic artists, and caricaturists from across the world – as expressions of gratitude and appreciation for his many years of engagement for peace and justice – were also put up for auction.

The auction brought proceeds of more than € 35.000.

Artists at this auction were:

Minna Antova, Oscar Asboth, G. Bajev, F. Beherndt, Elsa Björkman, Erwin Bohatsch, Herbert Brandl, Herbert Breitner, Karin Christof, Waltraud Cooper, Michael Coudenhove-Kalergi, Brahaim Dahak, Gunter Damisch, Manfred Deix, Georg Eisler, VALIE EXPORT, Paul Flora, Adolf Frohner, Franz Graf, Hilde Goldschmidt, Manfred Haller, Robert Hammerstiel, W. Harnisch, Hermann Härtel, Rudolf Hausner, Wolfgang Herzig, Christine & Irene Hohenbüchler, Alfred Hrdlicka, Wolfgang Hutter, Ironimus, B. Jürgenson, Raimo Kanerva, Hans Kartel, Angelika Kaufmann, Dieter Kleinpeter, Alfred Klinkan, Aleksander Kobzdej, Elke Krystufek, E. Kukicka, Leherb, Malangatana Ngwenya, S. Mansour, Josef Mikl, Kurt Moldovan, Oswald Oberhuber, Mirczysto Olszcewski, Erich Pamm, Sboosie Petlele, A. Petrov, Markus Prachensky, G. K. Prein, Drago Prelog, Franz Ringel, Birgit Sauer, Serbiet Singh, Bill Slattery, Mela Spira, Amadou Sow, Hans Staudacher, Lorand Suranyi, Hans Tolsten, Jürgen von Toman, Sybille Uitz, Hubert Wilfan, Rainer Wölzl, Anton Zampis.
    The Semper Depot, Vienna

 

 
2004 CHARITY ART AUCTION, JUNI 16th 2004,
ÖSTERREICHISCHE POSTSPARKASSE

Another charity art auction was held in 2004 with leading international and Austrian artists. Auctioneer Otto-Hans Ressler from Vienna Art Auctions again worked with the Bruno Kreisky Foundation. The main Cashiers' Hall of the Austrian Postal Savings Bank, designed by Otto Wagner, was the perfect venue.

The second art auction brought in about € 60.000..


Artists at this auction were:
Eduard Angeli, Minna Antova, Wander Bertoni, Ronald Bolt, Herbert Brandl, Herbert Breiter, Günter Brus, Waltraut Cooper, Georgia Creimer, Gunter Damisch, Christine de Pauli-Bärenthaler, Georg Eisler, VALIE EXPORT, Gerda Fassel, Hubert Fischlhammer, Paul Flora, Adolf Frohner, Ilse Gewolf, Joanna Gleich, Anselm Glück, Roland Göschl, Wolfgang Herzig, Lore Heuermann, Irene & Christine Hohenbüchler, Wolfgang Hollegha, Giselbert Hoke, Alfred Hrdlicka, Angelika Kaufmann, Peter Kogler, Cornelius Kolig, Elke Krystufek, Milan Markovich, Alois Mosbacher, Hermann Nitsch, Oswald Oberhuber, Valentin Oman, Florentina Pakosta, Markus Prachensky, Katharina Prantl, Arnulf Rainer, Franz Ringel, Hubert Scheibl, Roman Scheidl, Walter Schmögner, Hans Stauda- cher, Dominik Steiger, Linde Waber, Manfred Wakolbinger, Rainer Wölzl, Ernst Zdrahal, Herwig Zens.

Charity art auction to benefit the Bruno Kreisky Prize for Human Rights in the historic Cashiers' Hall of the Post Office Savings Bank. Left: Monika Wenzl-Bachmayer, artistic director of the museum.

Guests and artworks.    
   
    Auctioneer Otto Hans Ressler receiving bids.

 

 
2007 CHARITY ART AUCTION JunE 14th 2007,
ÖSTERREICHISCHE POSTSPARKASSE

The 3rd charity art auction was held on June 14th 2007 offering a great variety of ambitious and fascinating contemporary art. The established and proven collaboration with auctioneer Otto-Hans Ressler and Monika Wenzl-Bachmayer from WAGNER:WERK was again the key to success. The main Cashiers' Hall of the Austrian Postal Savings Bank was once again the perfect scenery for the auction.


Artists at this auction were:

Eduard Angeli, Erwin Bohatsch, Herbert Brandl, Ruth Brauer-Kvam, Günther Brus, Malgorzata Bujnicka, Karin Christof, Waltraut Cooper, Georgia Creimer, Gunter Damisch, Christine de Pauli, Georg Eisler, Valie Export, Hubert Fischlhammer, Paul Flora, Karin Frank, Joanna Gleich, Xenia Hausner, Wolfgang Herzig, Lore Heuermann, Christine & Irene Hohenbüchler, Giselbert Hoke, Johanna Kandl, Angelika Kaufmann, Dieter Kleinpeter, Alfred Klinkan, Peter Kogler, Cornelius Kolig, Sonja Lixl, Oswald Oberhuber, Valentin Oman, Florentina Pakosta, Markus Prachensky, Katharina Prantl, Drago Prelog, Arnulf Rainer, Franz Ringel, Birgit Sauer, Roman Scheidl, Eva Schlegel, Walter Schmögner, Hans Staudacher, Esther Stocker, Linde Waber, Rainer Wölzl

 

 
2010 CHARITY ART AUCTION, NOVEMBER 23RD 2010,
ÖSTERREICHISCHE Postsparkasse

The success of the 4th charity art auction was again proof of the fitting collaboration between the Bruno Kreisky Foundation and the artists. 61 pieces of contemporary art were up for auction. The WAGNER:WERK Museum Postsparkasse was for the third time the fitting venue. Otto Hans Ressler and Monika Wenzl-Bachmayer were also vital for a successful event..

Artists at this auction were:

Eduard Angeli, Angela Aschauer, Peter Atanasov, Joannis Avramidis, Eva Bodnár, Josef Bramer, Brigitte Bruckner-Mikl, Malgorzata Bujnicka, Götz Bury, Waltraut Cooper, Georgia Creimer, Gunter Damisch, Christian Eisenberger, Martin Eiter, Lorenz Estermann, Karin Frank, Gertrude Fröhlich, Ernst Fuchs, Ilse Gewolf, Joanna Gleich, Anselm Glück, Wolfgang Herzig, Lore Heuermann, Karl Hikade, Oskar Höfinger, Hans Hollein, Rudolf Hradil † (Spenderin Dr. Gundl Hradil), Hermann Juritsch, Dieter Kleinpeter, Jutta Koether, Cornelius Kolig, Richard Kriesche, Elke Krystufek, Hans Kupelwieser, Marie-Louise Lepschick, Peter Marquant, Valentin Oman, Christine de Pauli, Gustav Peichl, Markus Prachensky, Katharina Prantl, Rikki Reinwein, Kurt Ryslavy, Günter Schimunek, Walter Schmögner, Bettina Semmer, Gunter Skreiner, Veronika Smejkal, Hans Staudacher, Hubert Stocker-Reicher, Hartmut Urban†, VALIE EXPORT, Ingrid Wald, Peter Weibel, Franz Weiss, Ernst Zdrahal.

 
2012 CHARITY ART AUCTION September 27th 2012,
Österreichische Postsparkasse

The 5th charity art auction of the Bruno Kreiky Foundation was held on September, 27th again with leading Austrian artists. Auctioneer Otto-Hans Ressler from Im Kinsky Art Auctions again worked with the Bruno Kreisky Foundation. The main Cashiers' Hall of the Austrian Postal Savings Bank, designed by Otto Wagner, was once again the fitting venue.

Artists at this auction were:

Marc Adrian † (SpenderInnen Dorothee und Lukas Frank), Angela Aschauer, Peter Atanasov, Annemarie Avramidis, Eva Bodnár, Erwin Bohatsch, Brigitte Bruckner-Mikl, Malgorzata Bujnicka, Karin Christof, Waltraut Cooper, Georgia Creimer, Gunter Damisch, Simona Donosa, Christian Eisenberger, Martin Eiter, Lorenz Estermann, VALIE EXPORT, Gerda Fassel, Jenny Feldmann, Hubert Fischlhammer, Karin Frank, Ernst Fuchs, Ilse Gewolf, Bruno Gironcoli † (Spenderin Mag. Christine Gironcoli), Joanna Gleich, Anselm Glück, Wolfgang Herzig, Lore Heuermann, Oskar Höfinger, Giselbert Hoke, Hans Hollein, Rudolf Hradil † (Spenderin Dr. Gundl Hradil), Alfred Hrdlicka † (Spender Galerie Ernst Hilger), Hermann Juritsch, Johanna Kandl, Angelika Kaufmann, Dieter Kleinpeter, Cornelius Kolig, Brigitte Kowanz, Richard Kriesche, Hans Kupelwieser, Marie-Louise Lepschick, Sonja Lixl, Oswald Oberhuber, Valentin Oman, Christine de Pauli, Gustav Peichl (IRONIMUS), Markus Prachensky † (Spenderin Brigitte Prachensky), Arnulf Rainer, Rikki Reinwein, Kurt Ryslavy, Peter Sandbichler, Birgit Sauer, Hubert Scheibl, Roman Scheidl, Günter Schimunek, Walter Schmögner, Lilo Schrammel, Bettina Semmer, Veronika Smejkal, Hubert Stocker-Reicher, Hartmut Urban †, Linde Waber, Ingrid Wald, Sebastian Weissenbacher, Rainer Wölzl, Ernst Zdrahal

 
 
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