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"Sitzen 69" revisited

Austrian Chair Design in the 1960s. Sebastian Hackenschmidt, curator, MAK Collection of Furniture and Woodwork
The home decor trends of the 1960s have seen revival after revival. Recent exhibitions such as Summer of Love (2006) at Kunsthalle Wien, The Sixties. Beatles, Pill and Revolt (2010) at Schallaburg Castle, and Sixties Design (2012) at the Imperial Furniture Collection point to the unbroken fascination held by this tumultuous decade—the upheavals of which, in many cases, even took on material form. But what did home interiors actually look like during this period, notwithstanding the (stereo)typical images that prevail today? A study by Sebastian Hackenschmidt.
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Burhan Doğançay

Tapestry #150, edition number 2/6
Donation Josepha Ilowsky-Ewantschin
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Rudolph M. Schindler

Since his emigration to the USA in 1914, the experimental Viennese visionary has given direction to a modern architectural percept in California. After completion of his own Kings Road house in 1921/22 designed as live-work space, Schindler primary planned and built private residencies, like the Mackey Apartments and the Fitzpatrick-Leland House.
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Performativity

Marlies Wirth, Curator MAK NITE Lab
The notion of performativity shifts the focus to the activities of producing and making as well as to those actions, exchange processes, changes, and dynamics that define actors and cultural events. What is in the center therefore is not so much objects, monuments or artworks considered as representing a culture or a cultural self-image, but rather the dynamic processes of making and using them.
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MAK Season Ticket Youngsters € 25

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MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles

The MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles, founded in 1994, is a contemporary, experimental, multi-disciplinary center for art and architecture and is based today in three of the most important houses by the Austrian-American architect Rudolph M. Schindler. The core of the programming includes the internationally sought-after MAK Artists and Architects-in-Residence Program, an annual residency program for emerging international artists and architects.
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Library and Works on Paper Collection

Head: Kathrin Pokorny-Nagel
The MAK Library and Works on Paper Collection is one of the largest and oldest museum libraries with a focus on applied art. Alongside classic library functions, the collection is also devoted to artistic aspects of the pictorial in all possible variants as well as to the initiation of a reappraisal of art production manifested in paper form.
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Our Universe Unfolds New Wonders

1982 (Charles Derenne, Paris/F)
Tue, 19.11.2013
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100 Best Posters 10

Germany Austria Switzerland
Published for the Exhibition 2x 100 Best Posters at the MAK (30.11.2011–15.1.2012), MAK Vienna.
German/English, Design by L2M3, 217 pages, ca. 220 colored illustrations, 21 x 24 cm, Verlag Hermann Schmidt, Mainz 2011
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150 Years of the MAK

MAK Birthday Party

Sat, 17.05.2014

MAK Columned Main Hall

10 a.m.–3 a.m.
free admission
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