Estate of Ernst W. Heiss

The estate of Ernst W. Heiss, Professor of Urban Development at the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, from 1969 - 1991, was bestowed on the latter's Kupferstichkabinett (Graphic Collection) on November 13, 2006, by the professor's widow Christiane Heiss and her children.

Estate of Zoltan Vér

This compilation of approximately 600 drawings and graphic reproductions by the main Austrian artists from the period from circa 1970 to 2002 has closed a huge gap in the collection. It comprises comprehensive sets of works by artists such as Gunter Damisch, Herbert Brandl, Tone Fink, Jürgen Messensee, Roman Scheidl, Franz Schwarzinger, Hans Staudacher, Helmut Rusche etc. Furthermore, there is a large number of remarkable catalogs reworked by the respective artists.

Donation from the Friends of the Secession

At the suggestion of President Sylvia Liska and of Alexander Kahane, the Executive Board of the “Friends of the Secession” has decided to donate a complete set of 20 works from the Jahresgaben 1986 – 2006 to the Academy’s Graphic Collection, both as a historical documentation and for study purposes.