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Spoken into the Void: Collected Essays by Adolf Loos, 1897-1900
     

Spoken into the Void: Collected Essays by Adolf Loos, 1897-1900

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by Adolf Loos
 
The Vienna Jubilee Exhibition of 1898 provided the occasion for these remarkable essays by the Austrian architect, theorist, and irreverent critic of his own culture, Adolf Loos. The rational underpinnings of his later accusation that "ornament is crime," first appear in these polemical thrusts at the stylized work of Viennese sucessionists Joseph Hoffmann,

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The Vienna Jubilee Exhibition of 1898 provided the occasion for these remarkable essays by the Austrian architect, theorist, and irreverent critic of his own culture, Adolf Loos. The rational underpinnings of his later accusation that "ornament is crime," first appear in these polemical thrusts at the stylized work of Viennese sucessionists Joseph Hoffmann, Otto Wagner, Hermann Obrist, and Gustav Klimt, among others.

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ISBN-13:
9780262620574
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
02/29/2000
Pages:
159
Product dimensions:
(w) x (h) x 1.00(d)

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