Josef Hoffmann

Josef Hoffmann

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Josef Hoffmann (December 15, 1870, Brtnice. Moravia, now part of the Czech Republic - May 7, 1956, Vienna, Austria) was an Austrian architect and designer of consumer goods.Hoffmann studied at the Higher State Crafts School in Brno beginning in 1887 and then worked with the local military planning authority in W rzburg. Thereafter he studied at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna with Karl Freiherr von Hasenauer and Otto Wagner, graduating with a Prix de Rome in 1895. In Wagner's office, he met Joseph Maria Olbrich, and together they founded the Vienna Secession in 1897 along with artists Gustav Klimt, and Koloman Moser. Beginning in 1899, he taught at the University of Applied Arts Vienna.show more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 127g
  • Loc Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136708442
  • 9786136708447