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Otto Wagner - Gustav Klimt

By: Bonet, Llorenc

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harper Design Intl: 2003

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 021626

ISBN: 0060564229

Condition: Very Good

At the turn of the 20th century, the Vienna Secession shook the worlds of art and design, breaking the rigid constraints of an esthetic dominated by slavish emulation of prior styles. Nowhere is this paradigm shift better exemplified than in the works of the two Austrian creators featured here. Architect Otto Wagner (1841-1918) famously rejected the eclectic imitation and combination of historical styles that had dominated European architecture, advocating instead constructions aware of modern materials, modern needs, and modern society. Painter Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) broke with an academ... View more info