Born this week in 1880 in Vienna, Austria. A designer who embraced the idea of the “Gesamtkunstwerk” – or a total work of art. These are some of my favorite pieces: 36 more words
2 weeks, 3 days
The Higher Inquiètude
Koloman Moser, Ver Sacrum,
Josef-Maria Olbrich, Wiener Secession, 1897, Vienna.
Egon Schiele, Self Portrait with Hand on Chest, 1917.
Josef-Maria Olbrich, Hochzeitstürm, Künstlerkolonie, Darmstadt, 1901… 21 more words
3 months, 2 weeks
Oh, birds. I love to see them, listen to them and draw them. Birds can be real or symbolic.
A bird can be conveyed in a single line, as in this French fabric from 1886. 161 more words
6 months, 1 week
During the Industrial Revolution (1760 – 1840s), engineers found ways to convert water power to steam power. This enabled them to rise temperatures to higher degrees for casting metal and use bio-fuels such as coal. 347 more words
[ original image: Koloman Moser, cover design for Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration magazine, Austria, 1900. ]
11 months, 2 weeks