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CONTEMPORARY

Jewelry from Austria. The ”Eligius” Austrian Jewelry Design Award, 2010
Wed, 24.11.2010–Sun, 27.02.2011

Every three years the “Eligius“ Jewelry Award of the Federal State of Salzburg competition is held, open to entrants from all over Austria. Mainly young artists producing innovative works take part in the competition, with the selection offering an overview of today’s jewelry scene in Austria. This year for the first time, a presentation will take place in the MAK, in cooperation with the Traklhaus in Salzburg, where the objects, selected and given awards by an expert jury, will be on display before.

Curator Elisabeth Schmuttermeier, MAK Curator Metal and Wiener Werkstätte Archive

MAK Study Collection In the Study Collection, the MAK exhibits selected objects of its extensive collection on a permanent basis. The arrangement by materials corresponds to the specializations of the collection’s curators, while the selection is based mainly on major lines of development. Temporary exhibitions offer an opportunity to cast a spotlight on various aspects of the collection and to consider objects in the collection between the poles of applied and contemporary art.
 
Catalogue „3. Eligius-Schmuck-Preis des Landes Salzburg 2010“, edited by Galerie im Traklhaus Salzburg. German, with texts by Dietgard Grimmer and Susanne Hammer, 24 pages, Salzburg 2010, € 4,00 MAK Design Shop

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Textiles and Carpets Collection

Curator: Barbara Karl
The holdings of the MAK’s collection of textiles, which is one of the foremost textile collections in the world, cover the time from Late Antiquity until today; they encompass the globe with works from nearly all parts of Asia and Europe, and even South America. The collection is a comprehensive material archive reflecting the artistic, technical, and economic developments of this special field throughout the last 1,500 years. This richness of the material archive gives it a unique capability of illustrating the multifaceted, international cultural interconnections that have developed over the centuries.
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Curator: Bärbel Vischer
The circa 1,500 works, work groups and bundles of documentation contained in this collection encompass the areas of fine art and architecture: from avant-garde movements of the 1920s to current artistic stances, the holdings encompass works in various media such as drawing, painting, photography video and film, as well as objects, sculptures, installations, environments and architecture-related contributions including designs, models and animations.
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