The Viennese Secession /

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Author / Creator:Charles, Victoria.
Uniform title:Wiener Secession. English
Imprint:New York : Parkstone Press International, ©2011.
Description:1 online resource (199 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Language:English
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Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11125391
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Other authors / contributors:Carl, Klaus H.
ISBN:9781780428079
1780428073
9781844848454
1844848450
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summary:A symbol of modernity, the Viennese Secession was defined by the rebellion of twenty artists who were against the conservative Vienna Künstlerhaus' oppressive influence over the city, the epoch, and the whole Austro-Hungarian Empire. Influenced by Art Nouveau, this movement (created in 1897 by Gustav Klimt, Carl Moll, and Josef Hoffmann) was not an anonymous artistic revolution. Defining itself as a "total art", without any political or commercial constraint, the Viennese Secession represented the ideological turmoil that affected craftsmen, architects, graphic artists, and designers from this.
Other form:Print version: Charles, Victoria. Wiener Secession. English. Viennese Secession. New York : Parkstone Press International, ©2011 9781844848454