This comprehensive exhibition on the Wiener Werkstätte already shown in the MAK in 2003/4 is off to Belgium. Heimo Zobernig has adapted his artistic intervention for the Palais des Beaux-Arts; one important focus is the Stoclet House in Brussels.
A cooperation with the Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels.
Exhibition design Peter Noever, Heimo Zobernig
Artistic intervention Heimo Zobernig
Catalogue "Yearning for Beauty. The Wiener Werkstätte and the Stoclet House", Edited by Peter Noever, Etienne Davignon, Paul Dujardin and Anne Mommens, with contributions by Valérie Dufour, Paul Dujardin, Anette Freytag, Siegfried Mattl and Paulus Rainer as well as an essay by Eduard F. Sekler, conversations with Heimo Zobernig and Marc Hotermans, a comprehensive chronology and a faksimile of the WW working program. English, 484 p., ill. in colour and b/w. MAK /Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern-Ruit, 2006
The exhibition is part of the program accompanying the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Supported by the Austrian Federal Chancellery, the Austrian Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, Science and Culture.