Nevertheless, when Josef Hoffmann
decided to establish his workshop, he looked abroad, to Britain, and to an Arts and Crafts Movement that had its roots in a longing for a return to the gothic, and a fantasy of munificent medievalism.
Although architect-designer Josef Hoffmann
usually designed expensive handcrafted artifacts for the Wiener Werkstatte, he is also known for the bentwood furniture designs made by mechanical processes like the chair he designed for the "Fledermaus Cabaret.
22) Although he is largely forgotten today, Luksch moved comfortably within the artistic and social circles of the Secession's more progressive artists and often collaborated with Josef Hoffmann
Only when we continue the tour in the hall do we start to find the Khnopffs, which begin, above a suite of furniture by Josef Hoffmann
, with a group of views painted in and around the family's summer country retreat at Fosset in the forest of Ardennes (Fig.
Al-Hadid will make her mark on the home of the storied Vienna Secession, an artists' union established in 1897 by an avant-garde group of Austrian painters, sculptors, and architects including Gustav Klimt, Koloman Moser, and Josef Hoffmann
Crowner's recent show "The Wave," her third at this gallery, was built around a shimmering turquoise parquet, a mosaic of glazed terra-cotta tiles set into a pattern by Josef Hoffmann
The Art Nouveau section (1880-1920) covers French, secessionist and continental influences and includes the essential lady's handbag of the time by designer Josef Hoffmann
Among the pianists Gershwin admired were the flamboyant Franz Liszt and the heroes of the day such as Josef Lhevinne, Josef Hoffmann
and Ferrucio Busoni.
Entitled "Glass of the Avant-Garde: From Vienna Secession to Bauhaus, the Torsten Brohan Collection from the Museo Nacional de Artes Decorativas, Madrid," the exhibit features nearly 200 examples of decorative and functional glass objects by leading designers Josef Hoffmann
, Koloman Moser, Dagobert Peche and many other modern masters of 20th-century art, design and architecture.
In particular, architect Josef Hoffmann
and well-known artists of the Wiener WerkstOte, such as Michael Powolny and Franz von Zulow, pointed the way to the Modern and Post-Modern ages with striking manufactory works.
Not just because we managed to produce record results--including records for flower paintings by Jan Brueghel the Younger, brooches by Josef Hoffmann
, paintings by Herbert von Reyl-Hanisch and glass heads by Kiki Kogelnik but also because we were able to present a wide range of rare artworks.
I'm fortunate that I've been to the Palais Stoclet [a private home in the Vienna Secession style designed by Josef Hoffmann
in Brussels, Belgium].