The Glass of the Architects
Vienna 1900-1937

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The exhibition The Glass of the Architects. Vienna 1900–1937 for the first time thematizes the epochal influence that the designs of Viennese Modernism’s young architects exerted on the development of art glass in Vienna in the first three decades of the 20th century. Based on over 300 works from the collection of the MAK as well as from private collections, it presents the nascence of the art of modern glassmaking in Austria from the last decades of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy to the end of the First Republic.

Published for the exhibition of the same title (18.1.–17.4.2017) at the MAK and (18.4.–31.7.2016) in LE STANZE DEL VETRO, Venice, Italy.

Edited in collaboration with the MAK and LE STANZE DEL VETRO, by Rainald Franz, Curator, MAK Glass and Ceramics Collection. Texts by Rainald Franz, Pasquale Gagliardi, Valerio Terraroli, Christoph Thun-Hohenstein, Andreas Vass.

English
328 pages, numerous color illustrations
31 x 24 cm, hardcover
Skira Editore S.p.A., Milano 2016