Birth of the Modern: Style and Identity in Vienna 1900

Birth of the Modern: Style and Identity in Vienna 1900

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783777434414
Publisher: Hirmer Publishers
Publication date: 02/15/2011
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 9.60(w) x 11.40(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Christian Witt-Dörring is curator of decorative arts at the Neue Galerie New York. Jill Lloyd is an art historian, curator, and the author of several books, including, most recently, The Undiscovered Expressionist: A Life of Marie-Louise Von Motesiczky.

Table of Contents

Preface
      Ronald S. Lauder
Foreword
      Renée Price
Introduction
      Jill Lloyd and Christian Witt-Dörring

Rebelling in a World of Façades: Style and Identity in Vienna around 1900
      Phillip Blom
A Skeptical Modernity
      Jean Clair
Individuality in Viennese Modern Design around 1900: Pro and Con
      Christian Witt-Dörring
Feminists and Femme Fatales: Representing Women in Turn-of-the-Century Vienna
      Jill Lloyd
Literature and Identity in Vienna 1900: Robert Musil, Hugo von Hofmannsthal, and Arthur Schnitzler
      Geoffrey Howes
Depth and Surface, Will and Representation: Egon Schiele and Arthur Schopenhauer
      Claude Cernuschi
Freud’s Lederhosen: Three Biographical Variations on the Theme “Who was a Jew in Habsburg Vienna?”
      Phillip Blom
Ver Sacrum (1898–1903): The Printed Face of the Vienna Secession
      Christian Weikop
National Idols, Private Identities: Music and Musicians in Imperial Vienna
      Alessandra Comini

Listing of Plates
Index
Photograph and Copyright Credits

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