Friedensreich Hundertwasser 1928-2000

Friedensreich Hundertwasser 1928-2000

by Wieland Schmied

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Friedensreich Hundertwasser 1928-2000 by Wieland Schmied

Dreaming outside the lines: The life and work of the Austrian artist and architect

“A world full of color,” said Friedensreich Hundertwasser, “is synonymous with paradise.” With his demonstrations and actions, his manifestos for nature, for more human-oriented architecture, and for the improvement of the quality of life and living conditions, Friedensreich Hundertwasser was one of the most fascinating artists of the 20th century. He became a symbolic figure, not only as a painter but also as an architect, ecologist, and philosopher, in particular for all those who are searching for a life tuned to the natural and the human.

This standard edition consists of the first volume of TASCHEN’s limited edition Friedensreich Hundertwasser 1928–2000, and offers a comprehensive presentation of Hundertwasser’s work and life, with a detailed text by Hundertwasser’s longtime friend Wieland Schmied.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783836551281
Publisher: Taschen America, LLC
Publication date: 08/20/2014
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 1,245,649
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author

Wieland Schmied (1929-2014) has organized numerous exhibitions, and has been President of the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich since 1995. He is the author of many books on 19th and 20th century art, including monographs on Caspar David Friedrich, Alfred Kubin, Giorgio de Chirico, Edward Hopper and Francis Bacon.

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