kPVZek-g-7NYSkHaAdOhBPxL1hwJUjxm5e-gUmFrhk8,SlTVr0Qx4mV8Fj5E2tJpCcN7F0qPuxC_7pZoV_Oi3GQ.jpg
Postcard Stephansplatz © Collection Eduard Konrad

Buy From Jews! Story of a Viennese store culture

The history of the Jewish department stores.

Documenting the rise of the department stores in Vienna in the nineteenth century, the new exhibition at the Jewish Museum offers an insight into the lives of the families who stood behind the movement. Names such as Gerngross, Zwieback, Jacob Rothberger, Braun & Co, Goldman & Salatsch, Jungmann & Neffe, and Knize shaped the shopping culture back in the day and the exhibit presents this aspect as well as the architecture and setting, the designers, the customers, and the sales personnel, tailors, and window dressers. Topping it off, the museum invited the young Viennese artist Kathi Hofer to take up motifs of the exhibition and, in the form of an artistic intervention, enable a different view for the visitors.

until 19 Nov 2017

Jewish Museum Vienna
Dorotheergasse 11
1010 Vienna

More News

1 May 2020
Cover Mode und andere Neurosen

Mode und andere Neurosen

Was erzählen wir über uns, wenn wir uns anziehen? In zehn persönlichen Essays denkt Katja Eichinger über die Macht der Mode nach.

30 April 2020
Christian Dior Film

Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams

A full-length documentary released by Dior about the rich history of the iconic fashion brand and the legend behind it.

24 April 2020
Fashion Transparency Index 2020

The Fashion Transparency Index 2020

This year’s edition of the Fashion Transparency Index commissioned by Fashion Revolution is out and free to download. Take an in-depth look.

31 January 2020
Raf Simons for Dior Haute Couture by Tim Walker

SMUK. Fashion Decoration: a Show-Off

Putting historical and contemporary decorative techniques of luxury fashion in the spotlight through clothing, accessories, and couture.

31 January 2020
The State of Fashion 2020

The State of Fashion 2020: The Report

Looking at the trends, numbers, worries, and positive outlooks within the fashion industry for the upcoming year.

11 December 2019
Hedy Lamarr in I Take This-Woman

Lady Bluetooth - Hedy Lamarr

The story of a remarkable inventor buried under the expectations of womanhood in the 30’s and 40’s.