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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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MAK Lecture Series iM BRENNPUNKT

Beat Wyss

On the State of Art Today
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Permanent Collection

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Permanent Collection ASIA

China – Japan – Korea
The Asia Collection of the MAK is one of the important collections in Europe of art and applied arts from the Asian region. It has been compiled from public and private collections during a history lasting 150 years and offers a wide-ranging view of the art history of Asia.
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FREDERICK J. KIESLER

Endless Space
Published for the exhibition of the same title (6.12.2000–25.2.2001)
English
128 pages, 60 illustrations
With 16-page reprint of Kiesler’s “Manifeste du Corréalisme“ included
21 x 27 cm, paperback
MAK, Vienna and MAK Center for Art and Architecture, L.A. in cooperation with the Österreichische Friedrich und Lillian Kiesler Privatstiftung / Hatje Cantz Verlag Publishers, Ostfildern-Ruit,-Ruit 2001
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Discover the MAK

Let yourself be inspired by the diverse variety that the MAK has to offer and make your own personal discoveries!
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The Mackey Apartments

The Pearl M. Mackey Apartments (R.M. Schindler, 1939) in the Mid-Wilshire District of Los Angeles are home to the MAK Artists and Architects-in-Residence program MAK Artists and Architects in Residence Program]. The Republic of Austria purchased the building on the initiative of the MAK in 1995 and the program designed for visiting emerging international artists and architects was launched in the same year.
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MAK NITE SPECIAL

APPLY! Taste Art

Martin Habelsreiter, Sonja Stummerer, The Vegetable Orchestra, Jay de Bean
Tue, 15.03.2011, 7.00 p.m.

MAK Columned Main Hall

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