Our film series with outstanding and charismatic women in art proceeds. Watch our video interview with the Grande Dame of international gallery scene: Rosemarie Schwarzwälder.
Klimt, Schiele, Rainer Judd, Wurm, Beuys, Flavin .... here was the avant-garde of their time at home: in the Galerie nächst St. Stephan in Vienna, which today is run by Rosemarie Schwarzwälder. A phenomenal institution which was managed in the 50ties by a catholic priest (!), Otto Mauer; and later aquired by Oswald Oberhuber, Austrian artist and legendary director of the Viennese Academy of Fine Arts. Antje Mayer met Schwarzwälder at her gallery's place in the Grünangergasse right next to the famous Stephans Cathedral – therefore the name Galerie nächst St. Stephan which means "next to Stephans Cathedral". She told us some anecdotes about the gallery, how terrible conservative Vienna was in former times and she gives us an insight in the gallery scene ...
Interview // Antje Mayer
Produced by Redaktionsbuero Ost
Music // Laton
Camera Op // Philipp Steiner
Sound // Thomas A. Werginz
Edited by // Esther J. Steiner