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23. January 2024

Lewis Blake x Styrian Ski Association

Lewis Blake handed over a painting of Schladming / Planai commissioned by Helmut Konrad of K1 Kunstforum to Renate Götschl, the President of the Styrian Ski Association, during the Nightrace in Schladming. The painting, in the typical Lewis Blake style, will soon be auctioned and the proceeds will benefit young Styrian ski talents
08. January 2024

Inaugural Ceremony of Nippon Express Holdings & Cargo Partner at the Vienna Hofburg

On Monday, January 8th, the ceremonial conclusion of the acquisition of cargo-partner by NIPPON EXPRESS HOLDINGS, INC. took place at the Vienna Hofburg. We thank you for the invitation and look forward to collaborating at the Expo 2025 in Osaka!
01. January 2024

Wolfgang Gangl Awards 2023

What a year for our Art-Photographer Wolfgang Gangl! Here in order the awards he won in 2023:

  1. 12.2023 - SILVER MEDAL "Eleonore" - New York Photography Award
  2. 11.2023 - SILVER MEDAL "Sliced" - "bifa" Budapest International Photo
  3. Award
  4. 09.2023 - GOLD MEDAL "Sliced" - International Photography AwardNew York
  5. 08.2023 - GOLD MEDAL "hidden" - Federal Award of Professional Photographers Austria
  6. 08.2023 - GOLD MEDAL "Almira" - Federal Award of Professional Photographers Austria
  7. 06.2023 - GOLD MEDAL "Almira" - WKO Styrian professional photographers award
  8. 06.2023 - GOLD MEDAL "hidden" - WKO Styrian professional photographers award
  9. 06.2023 - GOLD MEDAL "Out of the dark" - WKO Styrian professional photographers award
  10. 06.2023 - Bronze Badge "Leonie" - WPE Worldcup International Photography
  11. 06.2023 - Gold Badge & Second Place Fashion & Beauty "Excalibur" - WPE Worldcup International Photography
  12. 05.2023 - GOLD MEDAL "Excalibur" - Best Photography Award
  13. 05.2023 - GOLD MEDAL "Excalibur" - London Photography Awards 05.2023 - SILVER MEDAL "Cloudy" Black & White Fotosalon #2 Foto Objektiv/ÖVF
  14. 05.2023 - SILVER MEDAL "Onna Musha" Fotosalon #2 Foto Objektiv/ÖVF
  15. 04.2023 SILVER MEDAL "Excalibur" ONE Eyeland Awards 2023
  16. 04.2023 SILVER MEDAL "Excalibur" Fine Art Photo Awards 2023
  17. 04.2023 SILVER CAMERA "Excalibur/Escape BNW/Hidden" FEP Federation of European Professional Photographers
  18. 03.2023 "Photographer of the Year 2022" Award - Austrian Modelbusiness
  19. 03.2023 SILVER MEDAL "Excalibur" Fotosalon #1 Foto Objektiv/ÖVF
10. December 2023

Tom Lohner x Henrik Kristoffersen

This painting was auctioned live on ORF for the benefit of Licht ins Dunkel on December 10, 2023, for 22,000 euros! After Tom Lohner has already completed projects for "Licht ins Dunkel" with Marcel Hirscher and David Alaba, this year again features a global star who will develop a personal painting with Tom. This time, the Graz-based artist will create a visually strong as well as very personal painting together with the slalom and giant slalom world champion Henrik Kristoffersen from the Van Deer Red Bull Sports Team. The painting of Henrik Kristoffersen joins an exceptional portrait series by the artist Tom Lohner, which ranges from Lady Gaga and Tiger Woods to Freddie Mercury, Mick Jagger, and Vivienne Westwood. Lohner himself is considered one of the great rising stars of the international art scene and runs the largest Urban & Contemporary Gallery, the Bakerhouse Gallery in Graz, with his manager Klaus Billinger. Works by the Graz artist have been exhibited at the Vienna MuseumsQuartier, as well as at the Context Art Fair at Art Basel in Miami and at Art Austria Vienna. The painting shows the ski star in the midst of a slalom race descent, with the finish/the certain victory just a few meters ahead. His energetic gaze is focused, and the motto "No Risk - no Fun" is embedded in his race suit. The connection between Norway and Austria is united in a specially designed flag, which partly wraps around his racing pants but also subtly incorporates his VanDeer - RedBull skis. Besides the numerous hidden details, the work also visualizes what can be achieved with pure energy, motivation, and joy: Because nothing is impossible!"
01. December 2023

Tom Lohner x BMW

We will present the Tom Lohner Art BMW on December 1st as part of the Christmas exhibition. This X1 is a collaboration between Tom Lohner, Autohaus Reiterer, and Unite Designs!
25. October 2023

Unique in Austria: Graz shopping center Center West turns into a colorful art mall

Urban Pop Art in XXL format! Towering paintings and surprising art installations: The 'Center West Gallery' opens with the internationally renowned artist Lewis Blake in Graz (OTS) In Graz, an entire shopping center is transformed into a unique art gallery featuring Urban Pop Art in XXL format—and permanently: The Center West, the largest shopping center in the city, now surprises its visitors with oversized art, ceiling-hanging paintings, and mobile installations that will appear in different locations within the mall. The kickoff is made by the internationally known London artist Lewis Blake, who lives in Graz, with a total of 14 of his works, displayed in an impressive size of up to 7 by 3 meters. In collaboration with the Graz-based Bakerhouse Gallery, the new 'Center West Gallery' will regularly showcase new Styrian artists, initially on a semi-annual basis. Thus, Center West now sports a vibrant Urban Pop Art look. For the premiere in the 'Center West Gallery,' London painter Lewis Blake, who found his new home in Graz since 2019, takes the stage. He was trained by the famous artist Damien Hirst and his work is influenced by documentary photography, architecture, and graphic design. His paintings explore buildings and landmarks, which he interprets in new and lively ways. He aims to encourage people with his art to see the depicted objects in a different light and appreciate them anew. Since moving to Austria, local buildings and landmarks of Styria, as well as mountain landscapes, have also influenced his artworks. At the Center West exhibition, the Graz Clock Tower deliberately appears multiple times.
23. October 2023

Almdudler x Tom Lohner

"Tom Lohner has transformed our iconic traditional couples bottle into a work of art that tells the story of Austrian culture and our yodeling history in a special way," announces Almdudler soft drink manufacturer Heribert Thomas Klein, enthusiastic about the collaboration with the Austrian artist. The new "Almdudler x Tom Lohner" Art Edition continues a series of collaborations with artists that the cult brand has initiated in the past. The original painting "Trachtenpärchen", which is featured on the special edition, was exhibited and sold from September 28 to October 1 at Art Austria in Vienna.
21. October 2023

Bakerhouse Gallery x ATP 500 Tournament Vienna

The VIP Club at the ERSTE Bank Tennis Open / ATP 500 presents 15 unique artworks by Feromontana distributed throughout the entire venue. In addition to countless VIPs, we were also honored to welcome Minister Werner Kogler!
22. September 2023

Award for Koloman Wagner in Regensburg

The 2023 Art Prize of the Regensburg Art and Trade Association for the most interesting work in the exhibition in the age group under 40 was awarded to Koloman Wagner. The sculpture Juggling, measuring 130 x 90 x 165 cm, not only impressed the entire jury but was also very well received by the audience!
The jury of the 97th annual show:
Gerhart Derriks, Chairman of the Cultural Foundation
Anneliese Derriks, Managing Director of the Kunsthaus Fürstenfeldbruck
Mrs. Susann Scholl, art historian (NEUES MUSEUM State Museum of Art and Design Nuremberg)
Gallery owner Hubert Schwarz (Greifswald)