Josef Frank, architect and designer

an alternative vision of the modern home by Frank, Josef

Publisher: Published for the Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, New York, by Yale University Press in New Haven

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Frank, Josef, 1885-1967 -- Exhibitions,
  • Architecture, Domestic -- Exhibitions,
  • Architecture, Modern -- 20th century -- Exhibitions,
  • Interior decoration -- History -- 20th century -- Exhibitions

Edition Notes

StatementLeon Botstein ... [et al.] ; Nina Stritzler-Levine, editor.
GenreExhibitions.
ContributionsBotstein, Leon., Stritzler-Levine, Nina., Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNA1011.5.F7 A4 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination311 p. :
Number of Pages311
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1013825M
ISBN 100300068999, 0300069014
LC Control Number96060344
OCLC/WorldCa35117330

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  Josef Frank is the forgotten man of modernist design. He was twice famous during his lifetime, first in early 20th-century Austria as an architect and later as a textile designer and furniture 4/5.   The determinedly unpretentious philosophy of designer Josef Frank ( – ), its truth is that the very best, most comfortable interiors are the ones that feel put-together by : Henrietta Thompson. View Josef Frank’s 2, artworks on artnet. Find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks for sale, the latest news, and sold auction prices. See available design, works on paper, and sculpture for sale and learn about the ality: Swedish.   Stritzler-Levine, Nina, ed. Josef Frank Architect and Designer, The Bard Center for Graduate Studies in the Decorative Arts, New York, Yale University Press, Witt-Dörring, Christian, “Steel is not a raw material; steel is a weltanshauung”: the Early Furniture Designs of Josef Frank, in Stritzler-Levine book cited above.

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Nina Stritzler-Levine is Director of Exhibitions, The Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, and curator of the exhibit Josef Frank, Architect and Designer. "Josef Frank succeeds in conveying the immediate and undogmatic attitude to life embodied in Frank's furniture, textiles, and architecture.

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Josef Frank is seen as an important visionary at the early stages of the Moderne movement and an architect and designer book critic of its dogmatism. With his unconventional designs he not only left his mark on Viennese. Josef Frank (–) Josef Frank was born in Baden, Austria in He graduated as an architect in Berlin and his doctoral dissertation from was on the church architecture of Leon Battista Alberti.

InFrank established the Haus & Garten interior design firm together with his architect colleagues Oskar Wlach and Walther Sobotka. Josef Frank was an Austrian-born architect, artist, and designer who adopted Swedish citizenship in the latter half of his life. Education He studied architecture at the Vienna University of Technology.

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Josef Frank, Architect And Designer. About. Softcover edition published in Throughout his career Frank charted an original and complex version of modernism that expressed a unique view of the modern home and its furnishings, this book is intended to reveal the full scope of his alternative interpretation of the modern movement.

Josef Frank – Against Design is the most comprehensive exhibition ever devoted to this world-renowned architect and designer.

It shows the diversity of Frank’s body of work – from ground-breaking architecture to brilliantly-coloured patterns and furniture. The exhibition presents unique material from the ArkDes collections never previously displayed.

As a pioneer of Modernism, Josef. In addition to ten essays on Frank's life and work, this book includes illustrations of of Frank's architectural, furniture, and fabric designs, shown primarily in color.

They trace his development as an architect and designer, from his early days in Vienna through his. Throughout his extraordinary career in architecture and interior design, Austrian Josef Frank () charted an original and complex version of modernism that expressed a unique view of the modern home, the single-family house, and its furnishings.

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Josef Frank. – Austria / Sweden. His vibrant designs full of life and colour garnered Vienna architect Josef Frank international recognition. Despite the volatile times, the designer with Jewish roots became the father of Swedish modernism and an important influencer of a contemporary sense of taste around the world.

Viennese architect and furniture designer Josef Frank fled from the Nazis to Sweden – and began creating dizzyingly colourful fabrics. Sweden’s bright spark: celebrating Josef Frank. Frank, who died in at the age of 82, was then living in Sweden, where he was renowned as a furniture and textile designer, but he had failed Author: Alice Rawsthorn.

Get this from a library. Josef Frank, architect and designer: an alternative vision of the modern home. [Josef Frank; Leon Botstein; Nina Stritzler-Levine; Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts.] -- Exhibition catalog.

Architect, designer, and theorist Josef Frank () was known throughout Europe in the s as one of the continent's leading modernists. Yet despite his important contributions to the development of modernism, Frank has been largely excluded from histories of the movement.

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Joseph Frank (disambiguation). At Svenskt Tenn, an abundance of pattern is the key, with floral textiles in focus. The Austrian architect and designer Josef Frank left more than fabric designs exclusively to Svenskt Tenn, many of which were initially printed during his time and are still being produced today.

Textile materials. He publishes widely on a diverse range of subjects and was a contributing author to Josef Frank: Architect and Designer (Yale). “Frankl is a critical figure who, through his designs, books, lectures, and organizational ability during the later s and early s, led the way with a new modernism.

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Josef Frank: Against Design is the most comprehensive exhibition ever devoted to this world-renowned architect and designer. It shows the diversity of Frank’s body of work—from ground-breaking. Josef Frank, c. [Lennart Nilsson/Svenskt Tenn] When the architect and designer Josef Frank published his essay “Accidentism” in the Swedish journal Form, inhe was 73 years old and living in semi-retirement in Stockholm.“Accidentism” was the ultimate statement of his long-standing disquiet with the tenets of mainstream European : Christopher Long.

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Austrian architect and furniture and fabric designer Josef Frank was a leading voice for a gentle, humane modernism. His advocacy of warm, comfortable, eclectically styled environments was highly influential in his adopted country of Sweden, and it’s now widely regarded as a harbinger of the backlash against doctrinaire modernism and the embrace of the homespun that occurred in the late s.

Prints by the Austrian architect and designer Josef Frank, which were designed in the s and ’40s. “Pattern is calming,” wrote the Austrian architect and designer Josef Frank in Author: Aimee Farrell.

Josef Frank (J – January 8, ) was an Austrian-born architect, artist, and designer. He grew up in Vienna and studied architecture at Konstgewerbeschule. In he and his Swedish wife emigrated to Sweden where he was hired by Estrid Ericson, owner of Svenskt Tenn a fashionable interior design store in Stockholm.

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Before setting up his own practice inFrank worked as an Associate for Allford Hall Monaghan Morris from to During that time, Frank was project architect and lead designer on the Barbican Arts Centre refurbishment project [RIBA award ].

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