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Address: Ernst Koref-Promenade 1, Linz 4020, Austria
Phone Number: +43 732 70703600
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Fantastib building

The collection is quite simple but the building worth looking. There is an interesting Schiele inside, with 2 Warhols and contemporary Austrian artists.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed July 24, 2016
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Coconut Creek, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The other day,I was fortunate enough to relish excellent 20th Century paintings by the giants of Austrian and German Art.German painters with superb paintings included;Max Liebermann,Lovis Corinth,Otto Mueller,Max Pechstein,Paula Modersohn-Becker,and Gabrielle Munter.Austrian painters well-represented included:Egon Schiele,Oskar Kokoshka,and Anton Kolig.Personal favorites of mine in this state of the art museum included.Max Liebermann's"Sleeping Dachound",Franz Sedlacek's"Stormy Landscape",Otto Mueller's"Bathing Girls",Gabrielle Munter's "Blue Sea",Egon Schiele's"Double... More 

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Linz, Austria
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

While the exterior architecture of the building is quite impressive, the interior is very bland. This is supposedly "by design", so that the senses don't get distracted from the art, or something like that. Well, to me, the blandness of the interior was an even greater distraction than any imperial baroque kitsch could ever be. It feels more like an... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

It wasn't worth visiting the exhibitions though the building is a good example of art with a wonderful view of the river Danube. Parking next to the building cannot be payed by foreign bank card.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

The collection is quite simple but the building worth looking. There is an interesting Schiele inside, with 2 Warhols and contemporary Austrian artists.

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016

I loved the building from the outside - especialy during the night with all those colours. It is set in a great location. But the exibitions - it depends what are you looking for....

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Benton, Arkansas
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2016

I wanted to go here because I read it had a Klimpt work . Well, the Klimpt work was not a painting, just a small sketch used as a study. Other than that the only works of anyone well known were a couple Andy Warhol paintings. The rest was a bizarre, and I mean bizarre mix of modern paintings and... More 

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Effingham, Illinois
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

Nice building and looks very inviting. My husband purchased tickets and he misplaced the tickets in one of his pockets. Our fault of course but here is the kicker. I only saw 2 other people in the building the whole time we were there. There were 2 ladies who were selling tickets. We went down to the basement and walked... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 5, 2016

This was my first visit to the "new" Lentos museum. I really liked how the (recently updated) permanent collection is curated. Great building with good views of the Danube and Pöstlingberg, nice museum store and overall really inviting and inspiring space. With its location by the river, it reminds me a bit of the Tate Modern in London. The nearby... More 

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Honolulu
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2015

Have visited here many times, to have lunch, to take in an art exhibit and share an evening with friends. It is a lovely place so well maintained and truly alive with the art of the area and Eruope - love it!

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West Simsbury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2015

Lentos Art Museum houses some incredible modern art and often most interesting exhibitions. It is a beautiful building that changes color when it gets dark. The locations is very beautiful.

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