Wiener Werkstaette: 1903-1932

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Taschen, 2008 - Architecture - 240 pages
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General Adult. Founded in 1903 by Josef Hoffmann, Koloman Moser, and Fritz Waemdorfer, the Wiener Werkstatte (Vienna Workshop) was a collective of architects and craftsmen which aimed at fusing architecture and interior design into a Gesamtkunstwerk, or total work of art.

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Vienna around 1900 Secession Wagner
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The Foundation of the Wiener Werkstatte 1903
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Forerunners in England and Scotland
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About the author (2008)

Gabriele Fahr-Becker studied art history, archaeology, and philosophy, and gained her doctorate from Munich University in 1970 with a thesis on Art Nouveau. She has published numerous books on turn-of-the-century art.

Angelika Taschen studied art history and German literature in Heidelberg, gaining her doctorate in 1986. Working for TASCHEN from 1987 to 2010, she has published numerous titles on art, architecture, photography, design, travel, and lifestyle.

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