1992 · New York
by Haiko, Peter and Roberto Schezen
New York: Rizzoli, 1992. Hardcover. VG/VG (light shelfwear to boards, black marker line on block edge, interior pages are clean). Blue paper boards with blue cloth spine, gilt lettering on spine, color illustrated dust jacket, 264 pp, richly illustrated in bw and color. "Vienna, 1850-1930 is a lavish presentatino of Vienna's greatest built monuments. From neoclassicism to the secession to rationalist modernism, Roberto Schezen captures the spriit of each building with vivid color photographs of the interiors, exteriors, and grounds. 28 works in call-including the Karl Marx Hof by Karl Ehn, the Michaelerplatz Building by Adolf Loos, The Villa Skywa-Primavesi by Josef Hoffman, the Steinhof church by Otto Wagner, the Secession Building by J.M. Olbrich, and the Parliament by Theophil Hansen- are presented in all their splendor. Peter Haiko's text, accompanied by archival photographs and drawings, gives a detailed history of each building, and its introductory essay addresses the context in which these magnificent works were created." - dust jacket.
(Inventory #: 176646)