Elisabeth von Samsonow

Elisabeth von Samsonow is a Vienna based artist and philosopher. She has run the miniature circus “Hieronimus” after her studies, and started teaching philosophy at the Ludwig-Maximilian-University in Munich. She was a guest student to the studios of Eduardo Paolozzi and Daniel Spoerri who had held chairs at the Munich art academy that time. When she moved […]

Become a Member of the Museum of Non-Visible Art

“Membership” as they say, “has its —— .”  That’s how we feel about your membership here. Includes perks and discounts as well as private party invitations. Also a beautiful member card with varnish on it and hand-drawn elements. Learn more by just clicking right here on these words.

Press Clippings for MONA

The kickstarter project was a huge hit and it generated significant buzz that continues to grow. From around the globe, news outlets to blogs have asked the question – what is non-visible art? They have answered it in thoughtful ways to cheeky comments, and almost every journalist has made a non-visible work of their own […]

MONA Manifesto

A MANIFESTO: TO CLARIFY THE NON-VISIBLE 1. Art itself is nothing. All that matters is what is left. The afterglow. The ambition is to produce this. We strive for an afterglow with no thing preceding. A glow. Phosphenes. 2. The only surface worth painting is the mind of the viewer. The viewing of art should […]

James Franco defends Non-Visible Art on Jimmy Kimmel

A great moment in television – when the hotest actor of the year uses the history of conceptual art and his knowledge of the Museum of Non-Visible Art to defend and explain what MONA is. Click here to watch the original video.

4-15-13

With your 3-D glasses on, these words explode forward, shattering your screen and it looks as though a hand is reaching out to grab you and pull you in, but it is an illusion. It is non-visible like the art in this museum and it is part of the invisible world we all know so […]