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Author Charles, Victoria
Title The Viennese Secession
Imprint New York : Parkstone International, 2011
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (249 pages)
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Series Art of Century
Art of Century
Note Intro -- PREFACE -- VIENNA IN THE SECOND HALF OF THE 19TH CENTURY -- The World Fair of 1889 -- Art in England at the End of the Century -- Art on the Continent at the End of the Century -- THE PRECURSORS OF THE VIENNESE SECESSION IN MUNICH AND BERLIN -- Munich -- The Artists of the Munich Secession -- Artists of the Berlin Secession -- THE VIENNESE SECESSION -- Vienna at the Turn of the Century -- The Künstlerhaus -- The Ver Sacrum Magazine -- The Secession II -- The Exhibition Centre of the Viennese Secession -- The Beethoven Frieze -- The Secession III -- ARTIST OF THE VIENNESE SECESSION -- Gustav Klimt (Baumgarten, 1862-1918, Vienna) -- Koloman Moser (Vienna, 1868-1918) -- Alfred Roller (Brno, 1864-1935, Vienna) -- Egon Schiele (Tulln, 1890-1918, Vienna) -- Other Viennese Artists -- WIENER WERKSTÄTTE -- The Most Important Artists of the Wiener Werkstätte -- ARCHITECTURE IN THE SECOND HALF OF THE 19TH CENTURY -- Foreword -- England and Belgium -- William Morris (Walthamstow, 1834-1896, London) -- Philip Speakman Webb (Oxford, 1831-1915, Worth/Sussex) -- Henry van de Velde (Antwerp, 1863-1957, Zurich) -- Victor Horta (Ghent, 1861-1947, Etterbeek) -- France -- Hector Guimard (Lyon, 1867-1942, New York City) -- Austria -- The Architecture of the Ringstraße in Vienna -- Otto Koloman Wagner (Penzing district of Vienna, 1841-1918, Vienna) -- Joseph Maria Olbrich (Troppau, 1867-1908, Dusseldorf) -- Adolf Loos (Brno, 1870-1933, Kalksburg) -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS -- NOTES
A symbol of modernity, the Viennese Secession was defined by the rebellion of twenty artists who were against the conservative Vienna Künstlerhaus' oppressive influence over the city, the epoch, and the whole Austro-Hungarian Empire.Influenced by Art Nouveau, this movement (created in 1897 by Gustav Klimt, Carl Moll, and Josef Hoffmann) was not an anonymous artistic revolution. Defining itself as a "total art", without any political or commercial constraint, the Viennese Secession represented the ideological turmoil that affected craftsmen, architects, graphic artists, and designers from this period. Turning away from an established art and immersing themselves in organic, voluptuous, and decorative shapes, these artists opened themselves to an evocative, erotic aesthetic that blatantly offended the bourgeoisie of the time.Painting, sculpture, and architecture are addressed by the authors and highlight the diversity and richness of a movement whose motto proclaimed "for each time its art, for each art its liberty" - a declaration to the innovation and originality of this revolutionary art movement
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Charles, Victoria The Viennese Secession New York : Parkstone International,c2011 9781844848454
Subject Wiener Secession.;Art, Austrian -- Austria -- Vienna -- 20th century -- Pictorial works
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Alt Author Carl, Klaus
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