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DIE UBERWINDUNG DER UTILITAT: DAGOBERT PECHE UND DIE WIENER WERKSTATTE. Ed. by Peter Noever. MAK-Osterreichisches Museum fur angewandte Kunst, Vienna, 1998. Published in association with Verlag Gerd Hatje, Ostfildern. 360 pp. with 484 ills. (352 col.). 29 x 22 cm. LC 98-151744 ISBN 3775707530 In German.
SEE WORLDWIDE 28700 FOR ENGLISH EDITION PUBLISHED 2002. Documenting the first major exhibition devoted to Peche's eclectic, often flamboyantly decorative oeuvre, this catalogue provides fine illustrations of some 350 works produced by the Austrian designer (1887-1923) over the course of his brief career, including furniture, ceramics, glass, jewelry, textiles, wallpaper and graphic designs. A detailed biographical chronology and a substantial text by Peche supplement 13 essays that include a discussion of the artist's formative influences, an assessment of his role in the Wiener Werkstatte and separate examinations of the diverse components of his oeuvre.
Artist(s):Peche, Dagobert
Indexing: Western, Europe — Austria — 1900-1945 — Decorative Arts — Wiener Werkstatte
Plans: 02,03
Worldwide Number: 026658
Hardcover $75.00 nota bene: See Comment Above.

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