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Here is a list of museums with permanent collections on Vienna Secession, Jugendstil and art Nouveau related objects.


Leopold Museum – The Leopold Museum in Vienna specializing in Klimt, Egon Schiele, Kokoschka and the Vienna Secession.

The Neue Gallery – This new York museum is America’s answer to the Leopold Museum. Superb collection of Klimt and Schiele.

The Wolfsonian Museum– Nestled in beautiful Miami Beach, this museum has a vast collection of Art Nouveau graphics and posters. Their collection of Dutch Book design is first class.

Museum of Applied Arts (MAK) – This museum in Vienna is home to an unparalleled collection of turn of the century objects from the Art Nouveau period as well as a great collection of Wiener Werkstätte.

Belvedere Museum -The Belvedere holds Vienna’s largest collection of oil paintings by Gustav Klimt as well as some works by Schiele.

The Albertina Museum – The Albertina Museum in Vienna has the best collection of Viennese Art Nouveau graphics as well as Wiener Werkstätte postcards.

Secession Museum– Home of the original Secession building in Vienna. This museum lives up to the Secession motto “To every age its art- To every art its freedom” by continuing to exhibit the work of contemporary artists. Museum admission also includes access to Klimt’s Beethoven Frieze in the basement. Be sure to visit the bookshop with a good selection of Secession and Jugendstil related books and materials. Be sure to have a walk around the building to see the owl designs by Koloman Moser.

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