Vienna The Testing Ground of Modernism Mahler Schoenberg music Klimt Kokoshka

Vienna the testing ground of modernism mahler

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Vienna: "The Testing Ground of Modernism" Mahler, Schoenberg (music) Klimt, Kokoshka (painting) Mauthner, Wittgenstein (philosophy) Boltzmann (physics; statistical thermodynamics) Freud (psychology) Herzel (Zionism) KEY WORKS: Otto Wagner Stadtbahn (Vienna City Railway), Vienna, 1894-1901 Postal Savings Bank, Vienna, 1904-1906 Second Villa Wagner, Vienna, 1912-1913 Joseph Maria Olbrich Secession House (Gallery), Vienna, 1897-1898 Joseph Hoffman Palais Stoclet, Brussels, 1905-1910 Adolf Loos Goldman Building, Michaelerplatz, Vienna, 1910 Steiner House, Vienna, 1910-1911 WORKS OF THE PERIOD: Gottfried Semper (1803-1879) ______ "The Secession" Otto Wagner (1841-1918) early eclectic works, 1880s Stadtbahn (Vienna City Railway), Vienna, 1894-1901 Moderne Architektur (1895) Postal Savings Bank, Vienna, 1904-1906 Kirke am Steinhof, Vienna, 1905-1907 Neustifgasse Haus, Vienna, 1909-1910 Second Villa Wagner, Vienna, 1912-1913
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33 Department of Architecture University of Washington ARCH 352: Week #6 (continued) 1 May Lecture #15: Vienna: "Testing ground of Modernism" (continued) Joseph Maria Olbrich (1867-1908) Secession House (Gallery), Vienna, 1897-1898 Joseph Hoffman (1870-1956) Purkersdorf Sanitorium, Vienna, 1903-1905 Palais Stoclet, Brussels, 1905-1910 Adolf Loos (1870-1933) "Ornament and Crime" (essay) (1908) American Bar, Kartnerdurgang, Vienna, 1907 Goldman Building, Michaelerplatz, Vienna, 1910 Steiner House, Vienna, 1910-1911 ________ Reading: Ingersoll/Kostof, World Architecture , 777-781. Curtis, Modern Architecture Since 1900 (3rd ed.), 66-71. Suggested Supplemental Reading: Trachtenberg, Architecture (2nd ed.), 491-493. Colquhoun, Alan, Modern Architecture , 26-32, 72-85. Frampton, Kenneth, Modern Architecture: Critical History , Pt. 2, Ch. 6, 8 Hitchcock, Architecture: 19th and 20th Centuries , Ch. 21 Banham, Reyner, Theory and Design in the First Machine Age, Ch. 7 Russell, Frank, ed., Art Nouveau Architecture , esp. Ch. 7, 10 Bori and Godoli, Vienna 1900 Sekler, Eduard, Joseph Hoffman: The Architectural Work Gravagnuolo, Benedetto, Adolf Loos: Theory and Works Otto Wagner, Sketches, Projects and Executed Buildings by Otto Wagner (1889-1922; reprinted by Rizzoli) About Vienna: Schorske, Carl, Fin de Siecle Vienna Janik and Toulmin, Wittgenstein's Vienna About Semper: Hermann, Wolfgang, Gottfried Semper: In Search of Architecture
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34 Department of Architecture University of Washington ARCH 352: Week #6 (continued) 3 May Lecture #16: Continental Directions 1900-1914 On the eve of World War: decadent monarchies; emergent industrialism; new technology; the politics of the proletariat. New directions in the arts. Selected architects and emergent directions: Berlage, Perret, Behrens, Gropius. The Deutsche Werkbund and its influence. Expressionism. The “Glass Chain.” The Amsterdam School. CRITICAL ISSUES: Decadent Monarchies Industrialism Industry: machine production vs. craft Technology: speed, movement, power Proletariat: mass politics, working conditions, housing New Movements in the Arts KEY WORKS: Henrick Petrus Berlage (1856-1934) Exchange, Amsterdam, 1896-1903 August Perret (1874-1954) 25 bis Rue Franklin, Paris, 1902-1903 Peter Behrens AEG Turbine Factory, Berlin, 1908-1909 Gropius & Meyer Faguswerke (Fagus Shoe Factory), Alfeld-an-der-Leine, 1911-1913 Max Berg (1870-1947) Jahrhunderthalle (Centenary Hall), Breslau, 1913 Bruno Taut (1880-1938) Glass Pavilion, Werkbund Exhibition, Cologne, 1914
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