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Author Peche, Dagobert, 1887-1923.

Title Dagobert Peche and the Wiener Werkstätte / edited by Peter Noever ; with contributions by Hanna Egger ... [et al.].

Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, c2002.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Storage Reference    709.2 Peche,D PEC    Available
Description 512 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm.
Note Exhibition held at MAK, the Österreichisches Museum für angewandte Kunst, Vienna, Feb. 11-May 17, 1998.
"Published in association with the Neue Galerie New York."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Foreword / Ronald S. Lauder -- Foreword / Peter Noever -- Introduction / Renée Price -- Who is Peche? A brief biography with appreciations from his contemporaries / Anne-Katrin Rossberg -- Architecture as decor: Dagobert Peche and the architects of the "Second Viennese Modernist School" / Rainald Franz -- Inspirations from the bizarre and the grotesque: Peche between Beardsley and Baroque / Hanna Egger -- Image of Austria refracted: Paris in the mirror of Peche and the decorative arts in France, 1912 / Nancy J. Troy -- Dagobert Peche's role in the Wiener Werkstätte / Gabriele Fabiankowitsch -- Dagobert Peche and "the Viennese women's crafts" / Sabine Plakolm-Forsthuber -- Beyond utility: furniture and interior design / Christian Witt-Dörring -- From heart-shaped leaf to fruit-laden bough: jewelry and metal objects / Elisabeth Schmuttermeier -- Material, technique, form without ornament: cased glass, faceting, perforated ceramics / Waltraud Neuwirth, Nina Claudia Trauth -- Dagobert Peche's works in glass / Ernst Ploil -- Patterns and colors: Peche's designs for textiles and wallpapers / Angela Völker -- Geometry romanticized ; On the track of "Fräulein Thilde" / Nikolaus Schaffer -- Five letters to Daphne: reconstructing a passion (facsimiles of two letters by Peche to Mathilde Junger) / August Ruhs -- "Burning bush," 1922 / Dagobert Peche -- Furnishings -- Frames/mirrors -- Metalwork -- Ceramics -- Glass -- Leather/bookbinding -- Mixed media -- Jewelry -- Fashion -- Textiles -- Wallpaper -- Works on paper.
Subject Peche, Dagobert, 1887-1923 -- Exhibitions.
Wiener Werkstätte -- Exhibitions.
Decorative arts -- Austria -- History -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Drawing, Austrian -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Noever, Peter, 1941-
Österreichisches Museum für Angewandte Kunst.
Neue Galerie New York.
Added Title Überwindung der Utilität. English.
ISBN 0300096283 (alk. paper) : $75.00

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