Vienna

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Gustav Klimt – The Unifying Power of Art & Culture @ Vienna

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While tradition is all-pervasive in Vienna so is an air of promise; with a sense of style citizens continue to celebrate the integration of art in everyday life

Australian Symphony Orchestra’s 2014 – Variety & Virtuosity

Australian Symphony Orchestra’s 2014 – Variety & Virtuosity

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Australian state symphony orchestras offer virtuosity in 2014 – guests include overseas based Australian born pianist Jayson Gillham & conductor Nathan Aspinall

The Power of Art and Design in the Modern Age at Vienna

The Power of Art and Design in the Modern Age at Vienna

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In 1898 The Vienna Secession with youthful idealism, spirit of sacrifice and willingness to work hard siezed the day leading Vienna into the age of Modernism

Detail of the Secession building in Vienna, constructed by Joseph Maria Olbrich. It is one of the best known examples of Secessionist architecture.

Modernism – Design Styles on an International Scale

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The various movements in art design and style we group under the title Modernism was about a revolution in a simplicity of style making new, exciting statements

Bentwood Classic

Bentwood Classic

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The decorative arts magazine The Studio was devoured in the coffee house culture of Vienna’s cafes at the turn of the 20th century with English fashion, sport and food debated endlessly. The attractiveness of handicraft items issuing from Vienna was demonstrated at the World Exposition in Paris of 1900. Michael…

Liberated Living

Liberated Living

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Austrian architect Josef Hoffman (1870 – 1956) was a rare individual, who could design in many mediums. He created a sense of ‘liberated living’ when he completed the Palais Stoclet at Brussels between 1905-11.  It has been described as a ‘flawless masterpiece of a thousand years of architectural history’. Harmony…