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28 February to 25 May 2014

The Lenin, the first nuclear-powered ice-breaker in the world, is anchored today, preserved in its original Soviet magnificence, in Murmansk as a museum ship. Russian and Austrian artists have developed works on relevant contemporary themes for an exhibition on board in Fall 2013. In LENTOS a selection will be shown of the works on the Cold War and its consequences with a documentation from Murmansk.

In Cooperation with the Austrian Cultural Forum Moscow.
The exhibition will be on display in an adapted version at the Austrian Cultural Forum New York in Fall 2014.

Judith Fegerl | G.R.A.M. | Johanna und Helmut Kandl | Taisija Korotkova | Maria Koshenkova | Sonia Leimer | Marko Lulic | Alexander Lysov | Alexander Povzner | Isa Rosenberger | Michael Strasser | Leonid Tishkov | Anya Titova


Catalogue coverThe exhibitions are accompanied by the catalogue Lenin: Ice-breaker, edited by Ad Marginem.
With numerous essays in Russian, English and German language and coloured images.
371 pages, ISBN 978-5-91103-172-5
Museum's price € 25

Buy online at the LENTOS Shop
(Order transaction in German only)


Thursday, 27 February 2014, 7pm

Together with LENIN : ICE-BREAKER will be opened the exhibition SLAPSTICK! The Art of Comedy.

Guided Tours

Every Thursday, 7 pm
The guided tours combine the two exhibitions LENIN : ICE-BREAKER and THE COLLECTION

Duration 1 hour, costs € 3,-, exclusive admission, German only

LENIN : EISBRECHER for Russian learners
Guided tour through the exhibition for Russian learners in cooperation with the VHS Linz
Target group: People who attend Russian courses at the VHS. Date will be announced in the courses.

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Photo: © maschekS.