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  Josef Hoffmann, 1913 © MAK.

The Glass of the Architects. Vienna 1900-1937

18 April - 31 July 2016
Island of San Giorgio Maggiore | Venice, Italy
Organized by the MAK, Vienna and LE STANZE DEL VETRO

With over 300 works primarily drawn from the collection of the MAK – Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art in Vienna, The Glass of the Architects. Vienna 1900-1937 will celebrate the birth of modern Austrian glassmaking in the period between the end of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and the beginning of the first Austrian Republic.

The exhibition will feature glass works by the major figures of Viennese Modernism: Josef Hoffmann, Koloman Moser, Joseph Maria Olbrich, Leopold Bauer, Otto Prutscher, Oskar Strnad, Oswald Haerdtl and Adolf Loos.

The Glass of the Architects. Vienna 1900-1937 is the second exhibition organized by LE STANZE DEL VETRO to focus on international developments in glassmaking in the 20th century, following Glass from Finland in the Bischofberger Collection.

LE STANZE DEL VETRO is a long-term joint initiative of Fondazione Giorgio Cini and Pentagram Stiftung devoted to studying the art of glassmaking in the 20th and 21st centuries.

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Josef Hoffmann, 1913 © MAK.

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