Vienna 1900. Birth of Modernism : The Leopold Museum's collection
A handsome book of highlights from the Leopold Museum’s collection
The book highlights the splendour and wealth of artistic achievements of an era shaped by the emergence of the Secessionists, the collapse of the Habsburg Monarchy and the deaths of eminent artists of Viennese Modernism and includes work by Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele, Koloman Moser and Otto Wagner.
Twelve essays by renowned experts illustrate the historical aspects and biographies of the era’s eminent protagonists whose fruitful synergy provided the basis for Vienna’s unique cultural life around the turn of the century. A comprehensive appendix of illustrations shows the highlights of the Leopold Collection presented in the exhibition as well as important external loans.
- Hardcover: 560 pages | 1300 illustrations
- Date published: December 2019
- Language: English
- ISBN: 978-3960985976
- Product Dimensions: 28.9 x 24.1 cm