Vienna Art Week - Otto Prutscher
© Otto Prutscher
UNIVERSAL DESIGNER OF VIENNESE MODERNISM
The exhibition of the MAK aims at presenting Otto Prutscher (1880–1949), seventy years after his death, in the manifold roles he played for the development of Viennese Modernism. Prutscher was a designing architect and a designer using all the different kinds of material of applied arts, an exhibition designer, a teacher, and a member of all important arts reform movements ranging from the Secession to the Wiener Werkstätte and the Werkbund.
Curator: Rainald Franz, Curator, MAK Glass and Ceramics Collection
Accompanying publication to the exhibition: Otto Prutscher: Universal Designer of Viennese Modernism (MAK Studies 26), edited by Christoph Thun-Hohenstein and Rainald Franz. With contributions by Silvia Colombari, Claas Duit, Rainald Franz, Aline Müller, Kathrin Pokorny-Nagel, Beba Restelli, Elisabeth Schmuttermeier, and Christoph Thun-Hohenstein. German/English, 160 pages with numerous color illustrations. MAK, Vienna/Arnoldsche Art Publishers, Stuttgart 2019. Available at the MAK Design Shop and online at MAKdesignshop.at for € 29. The exhibition catalog is funded by the EU Program Art Nouveau.