And the Wiener Werkstatte
By (author) Jane Kallir
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Viennese Design by Jane Kallir
Book DescriptionAt the turn of the twentieth century, Vienna emerged as a great cultural centre that stood at the forefront of developments in music, psychology, and the natural sciences. Equally influential, and still tremendously popular today, are the designs of the Wiener Werkstatte, or Vienna Workshop, a group that was at the heart of the city's cultural scene and whose collaborators included such luminaries as the architect Josef Hoffman, the designer Koloman Moser, and the painters Gustav Klimt, Oskar Kokoschka, and Egon Schiele. This guide to the arts and crafts of fin-de-siecle Vienna is an excellent introduction to their work in all media - from architecture, furniture, ceramics, and glass, to silver, fashion, and textiles, bookbinding, toys, painting, and the graphic arts - as well as a survey of the cultural development of this pivotal period.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780807611531
(279mm x 203mm x 11mm)
Imprint: George Braziller Inc
Publisher: George Braziller Inc
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1999
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Jane Kallir
Jane Kallir is codirector of the Galerie St. Etienne in New York, and a specialist in Austrian and German art of the twentieth century. She is the author of Arnold Schoenberg's Vienna, Gustav Klimt: 25 Masterworks, and Egon Schiele: The Complete Works. She received the Silver Medal of Honor Services to the Republic of Austria.
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