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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MAK Metal Study Collection

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Subversive Aspects of “Feminism”
Published for the exhibition of the same title (3.3.–31.5.2004)
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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Between Tradition and Innovation
MAK Studies 6
152 pages, b/w and full colored illustrations
21,5 x 26 cm, paperback
MAK, Vienna / Prestel Publishing Ltd., Munich.Berlin.London.New York 2006

Study Collection Seating Furniture

Curator: Sebastian Hackenschmidt
This display draws on the MAK’s extensive Furniture Collection to present a diverse typology of seating furniture. As a both visually appealing and didactic compilation covering numerous eras and styles, it also serves to shed light on the constantly changing, socially coded ways in which human beings deal with objects.
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