Vienna’s Leopold Museum is devoting a broad-based retros. Olbrich’s wide-ranging oeuvre extends from architectural design and interior decoration, to landscaping..
and industrial design. All of his work is hallmarked by his commitment to the ideal of blending life and art. This show also explores Olbrich's role in the Viennese Modern Age, or Wiener Moderne, using pieces by Otto Wagner, Koloman Moser and Gustav Klimt. Loan pieces sourced from private and public collections in Germany, Austria and the USA include furniture, textiles, sketches and watercolors.
Joseph Maria Olbrich, Art Nouveau and Secession
Jun 18-Sep 27, 2010
Leopold Museum, MuseumsQuartier, Museumsplatz 1, 7th district