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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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AFTER-IMAGES:

150 Years of the MAK – Exhibitions in Pictures
Wed, 11.06.2014–Sun, 05.10.2014

MAK Works on Paper Room

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Publications

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MAK/Guide ASIA

China – Japan – Korea
MAK/Guide ASIA. China – Japan – Korea published on the occasion of the reinstallation of the MAK Permanent Collection Asia (19.2.2014). German/English, 200 pages, appr. 100 color illustrations, 24 x 12,5 cm, paperback, Vienna / Munich–London–New York: MAK / Prestel Verlag, 2014
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CHOIR CORRIDOR

Seth Weiner (Los Angeles/Vienna)
Tue, 26.11.2013

MAK Columned Main Hall

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BIRGIT JÜRGENSSEN Schuhwerk.

Subversive Aspects of “Feminism”
Published for the exhibition of the same title (3.3.–31.5.2004)
German/English
56 pages, b/w and full colored illustrations
28,5 x 21,5 cm, hardbound
MAK, Vienna 2004
out of print
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JULIUS GERMANBAUER / GERHARD SPRING

Only 100 Posters
Published for the exhibition of the same title (9.4.–17.8.2008)
MAK Studies 12
German/English
114 pages, illustrations
21 x 26 cm, paperback
MAK, Vienna / Verlag für moderne Kunst Nürnberg, 2008
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DENNIS HOPPER

A System of Moments
Published for the exhibition of the same title (30.5.–7.10.2001)
German/English
320 pages, approx. 250 illustrations
22 x 30 cm, paperback
MAK, Vienna / Hatje Cantz Verlag Publishers, Ostfildern-Ruit,-Ruit 2001
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