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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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Collection Design-Info-Pool

Curator: Heidemarie Caltik
Being the largest specialized online archive, the MAK Design Info Pool (DIP) collects information and media material on more than 2,500 Austrian designers and almost 8,000 design objects with the goal of affording an in-depth survey of Austrian design production. The MAK DIP sees itself as a research platform and information contact for the creative community, the scientific community and for the Creative Industries as well as a central communication hub on all matter related to Austrian design.
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Publications

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JOSEF HOFFMANN - Autobiography

144 pages
16,5 x 23,5 cm, paperback
German/English edition:
MAK Vienna/ Mährische Galerie Brno/ Hatje Cantz Verlag Ostfildern-Ruit, 2009
Czech/German edition:
MAK Vienna/ Mährische Galerie Brno 2009
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RICHARD ARTSCHWAGER

The Hydraulic Door Check
Published for the exhibition of the same title (27.3.–16.6.2002)
German/English
256 pages, b/w and full colored illustrations
18,5 x 23,5 cm, hardbound
MAK, Vienna and Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Cologne, 2002
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JOSEPH BINDER

VIENNA–NEW YORK
Published for the exhibition of the same title (26.9.2001–10.3.2002)
MAK Studies 1
German/English
148 pages, 85 illustrations
12,5 x 24 cm, paperback
MAK, Vienna 2002
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HEAVEN'S GIFT

CAT Contemporary Art Tower – A new programmatic strategy for the presentation of contemporary art
Peter Noever/ Sepp Müller/ Michael Embacher
English 2000, German 2001
72 pages, 39 illustrations
20 x 20 cm, paperback
MAK, Vienna / Hatje Cantz Verlag Publishers, Ostfildern-Ruit,-Ruit 2000/ 2001
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Live Concert / AV Performance

Our Universe Unfolds New Wonders

1982 (Charles Derenne, Paris/F)
Tue, 19.11.2013

MAK Columned Main Hall

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