Otto Wagner: Reflections on the Raiment of Modernity

Otto Wagner: Reflections on the Raiment of Modernity


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These essays explore the parameters of Wagner's rich literary and architectural creations.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780892362578
Publisher: The Getty Center For The History Of Art
Publication date: 07/28/1996
Series: Issues & Debates Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 436
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 10.25(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction, Harry Francis Mallgrave Part I: Opposed or Confronted?
Otto Wagner's Unsuccessful, Parallel-Aktion, Renata KassalMikula
The Franz Josef-Stadtmuseum: The Attempt to Implement a Theory of Modern Architecture, Peter Haiko
Realism versus, Verniedlichung: The Design of the Great City, August Sarnitz
Iron and Stone: The Architecture of the, Grobstadt, Fritz Neumeyer
Part II: Contrary or Complementary Faces?
Modernist Dioscuri? Otto Wagner and Hendrik Petrus Berlage, Iain Boyd Whyte
The Aesthetics of the Mask: The Critical Reception of Wagner's, Moderne Architektur and Architectural Theory in Central Europe, Akos Moravanszky
Part III: The Changing Dialectics of Modernity
From Historicism to Architectural Realism: On Some of Wagner's Sources, J. Duncan Berry
From Realism to, Sachlichkeit: The Polemics of Architectural Modernity in the 1890s, Harry Francis Mallgrave, Sachlichkeit and Modernity, or Realist Architecture, Stanford Anderson
The Evolutionary Way to Modern Architecture: The Paradigm of, Stilhulse und Kern, Werner Oechslin

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