Exhibition: Alberto Giacometti. Modernist Pioneer.
October 17, 2014–January 26, 2015. With the exhibition the Leopold Museum puts the spotlight on Giacometti and his Surrealist work. The artist is considered to be the most important sculptor of the 20th century. His artworks are among the most expensive ones in the world. (7., MuseumsQuartier, Museumsplatz 1, www.leopoldmuseum.org)
October 29–November 21, 2014. The festival presents numerous highlights of contemporary music and focuses on the latest trends. The interface between film, television and contemporary music is one of the main focal points of the 27th edition of Wien Modern. (various venues, www.wienmodern.at)
Waves Vienna Music Festival & Conference
October 1–4, 2014. The premium music festival offers many international acts from Alternative and Rock to Electronic and Clubmusic. With various locations such as Flex, Badeschiff and the House of Music, the festival will move from the 2nd to the 1st district this year. Guest countries are the Netherlands and Croatia. (various venues, www.wavesvienna.com)