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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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"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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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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Lecture / Film

A NEW ENLIGHTENMENT?

The First Public Deliberation
Tue, 15.04.2014

MAK Columned Main Hall

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Publications

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CARLO SCARPA

Das Handwerk der Architektur / The Craft of Architecture.
Published for the exhibition of the same title (9.4.–23.11.2003)
MAK Studies 4
German/English
121 pages, b/w and full colored illustrations
21 x 26 cm, paperback
MAK, Vienna / Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern-Ruit,-Ruit 2003
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INA SEIDL

Schmuck / Jewelry
Published for the exhibition of the same title (5.5.–26.10.2010)
German/English
36 pages, 34 Illustrations
21 x 30 cm, paperback
MAK Vienna 2010
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DER PREIS DER SCHÖNHEIT

100 Jahre Wiener Werkstätte
Published on the occasion of the exhibition “Yearning for beauty. For the 100th anniversary of the Viennaer Werkstätte” (10.12.2003–7.3.2004)
German
448 pages, b/w and full colored illustrations
32,5 x 24,5 cm, hardbound
MAK, Vienna / Hatje Cantz Verlag Publishers, Ostfildern-Ruit,-Ruit 2003
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MAK Collection – online: Viennese Porcelain Part II, Du Paquier (1718–1744)

Project Manager: Rainald Franz, MAK Curator, Glass and Ceramics; Project Assistants: Harald Bauer, Lisa Nowy
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EXEMPLARY

150 Years of the MAK – from Arts and Crafts to Design
Wed, 11.06.2014–Sun, 05.10.2014
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