News about Wiener Werkstätte
Stars say Tiffany zodiac-theme mosaics will excel at Heritage, Sept. 28
DALLAS – A set of six zodiac-themed mosaic panels created by Tiffany Studios will headline the Pursuit of Beauty: Art Nouveau, Art Deco & Art Glass Signature® Auction, a sale taking place at Heritage Auctions on Wednesday, September 28. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
Design legends prevailed at Lyon & Turnbull spring Design series
EDINBURGH, U.K. – From the rarest car mascots to the genius of Josef Hoffmann and Lucie Rie, the Lyon & Turnbull spring Design series excelled. Embracing the best in progressive design movements from the Victorian era to the present day, the trio of live online sales – Design Since 1860 (April 20-21), Lalique (April 28) and Modern […]
Neue Galerie exhibition of Austrian and German Art runs through March 13
NEW YORK – On November 11, Neue Galerie New York opened Modern Worlds: Austrian and German Art, 1890-1940, an exhibition of major works of Austrian and German fine art and design from the permanent collection.
Josef Hoffmann: modernity becomes traditional
NEW YORK – Josef Hoffmann and his fellow artists/designers of the Wiener Werkstätte in Vienna in the early 1900s sought to eliminate the distinctions between art and design. As co-founder of the renowned workshop, Hoffmann has created an impressive body of work that embodies fine design with objects that stand the test of time. Even […]