With the exhibition "Fractional Systems" the new building of the Mackey Garages was opened.
With a radical sound-performance of Sara Glaxia the MAK Center opened the exhibition Fractional Systems curated
by Peter Noever. More than 300 guests attended the opening to see the site-responsive works especially created for the occasion
by Franz Graf, Raymond Pettibon, Elke Krystufek, Hernán Diáz Alonso/Xefirotarch, and the next ENTERprise architects. A film program accompanies the interventions at the garages, curated by artists John Baldessari, Heinrich Dunst and Peter Kogler that refer to the new room at the Garage Top (video works by Judy Fiskin, Kurt Kren , Claudia Kugler, Sonia Leimer, Tina Schulz and Nadim Vardag.)
Curator Peter Noever Curatorial Assistance Marlies Wirth
Publication of the same title, english, 156 pages, full-color, paperback, Metroverlag 2010, EUR 15 MAK Design Shop
Published for the exhibition of the same title (25.6.-25.9.2010), Mackey Garages, MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los
Angeles English 156 pages, full-colored 9,50 × 14,8 cm, paperback MAK Center Los Angles / Metroverlag Vienna 2010
Published for the exhibition of the same title (8.12.2010-1.5.2011) German/English 200 pages, ca. 100 illustrations 24 x 32 cm, paperback with PVC-cover MAK Vienna/Verlag für moderne Kunst Nürnberg, 2010
Published for the Exhibition 2x 100 Best Posters at the MAK (30.11.201115.1.2012), MAK Vienna. German/English, Design by L2M3, 217 pages, ca. 220 colored illustrations, 21 x 24 cm, Verlag Hermann Schmidt, Mainz 2011
The holdings of the Metal Collection comprises objects from Europe and North America, dating from the fourteenth century to
the present. From the very beginning, there existed a policy of acquiring contemporary works for the collection as well as
historical objects. The collection covers diverse areas of the applied arts including small-scale sculpture, cutlery, clocks,
jewellery, goldsmiths art, lamps, astronomy devices and electro-plated reproductions.