||The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library is pleased to announce 1918: DEATH IN VIENNA, CITY OF DREAMS, a new five-part art history lecture series developed by Victoria Martino. In this special lecture series, Victoria commemorates the centennial death anniversaries of four celebrated Viennese artists who rallied to the Secessionist cause under the motto “To each time its art, and to art its freedom,” heralding the stylistic revolution of the 20th century. She will discuss their lives and works, their influence upon future generations of artists, and their lasting legacy in the development of modernism.
JUNE 5: KOLOMAN MOSER (1868–1918): WHEN LIFE BECOMES ART
Prominent member of the Vienna Secession and co-founder of the Wiener Werkstätte, an artist collective that prefigured the Bauhaus, this prolific designer made his mark in all media, from books, magazines, posters, and postage stamps, to fashion, stained and blown glass, porcelain, ceramic, tableware, silver, jewelry, and furniture.