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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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MIHÁLY BIRÓ.

Pathos in Red
Published for the exhibition of the same title (6.10.2010–9.1.2011)
MAK Studies 19
German/English
144 pages, numerous illustrations
21 x 26 cm, paperback
MAK Vienna/Verlag für moderne Kunst Nürnberg, 2010
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YVES KLEIN

Air Architecture
Published for the exhibition of the same title at the MAK Center for Art and Architecture, L. A.
(13.5.–29.8.2004)
English
144 pages, b/w and full colored illustrations
25,5 x 20 cm, paperback
MAK, Vienna / Hatje Cantz Verlag Publishers, Ostfildern-Ruit,-Ruit 2004
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MAK Annual Ticket

The whole MAK in one card!
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MAK Design Salon #02

Studio Formafantasma

The Stranger Within - Matinee
Sun, 29.09.2013
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KUNST UND INDUSTRIE

Die Anfänge des Museums für angewandte Kunst in Vienna
Published for the exhibition of the same title (31.5.–3.9.2000)
German
324 pages, 139 illustrations
22,5 x 28,6 cm, hardbound
With CD-ROM for Mac (MacOS 8.x and later) and Windows (95/98/NT/2000) included
MAK, Vienna / Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern-Ruit,-Ruit 2000
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Textiles Study Collection

Curator: Barbara Karl
Since 1993, the Textiles Study Collection has been mounting temporary exhibitions showing various parts of the collection in order to present the wide diversity of the MAK’s textile holdings.
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