Adolf Loos


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Noun1.Adolf Loos - Austrian architect (1870-1933)
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The show features the work of artists and architects including Bernini, Adolf Loos and Josef Frank (illustrated).
The denunciation of ornamentation was emphatically expressed in the early twentieth century in a collection of texts by architect Adolf Loos, Ornament and Crime, published in 1931.
Also in Pilsen on 19 September, a refurbished apartment, designed by celebrated architect Adolf Loos, will be the venue for an evening of cabaret music from the Terezin Ghetto.
Sarah McGaughey schreibt in ihrem Artikel "Hermann Broch und Ea von Allesch: Mobel und Mode" (2008), dass Adolf Loos, Hermann Broch und Ea von Allesch ihre Abneigung gegen Kitsch teilten.
Adolf Loos is at the center of an admiring crowd when it comes to architecture.
Pero los motivos para la "diferencia", para la no repeticion, pueden ser muchos otros, como, por ejemplo, la expiicacion que Adolf Loos utilizaba para referenciar las diferencias de composicion entre las fachadas de sus casas: asi, como referia, siempre la fachada situada en el sentido de la ciudad, decomposicion masformaly casi siempre simetrica en la disposicion de los elementos, representa una especie de dimension publica que el edificio (la casa) debe mantener en el dialogo que quiere establecer con aquella; del otro lado, la fachada opuesta, al ser interior y al no depender ya directamente de la ciudad , se expresa de un modo mas libre, en una composicion que se limita a traducir el ordenamiento volumetrico y funcional de los espacios interiores.
Adolf Loos, "Ornament und Erziehung," in Trotzdem: Gesammelte Schriften (Collected Writings) (Vienna: Prachner, 1997), 177.
Because of the Gallia Family materials, the exhibition has a specific, not quite muted character that distinguishes it from other shows put on in Europe and America over the years to celebrate the four key figures noted in the sub-title to this book and the exhibition: Gustav Klimt, Adolf Schiele, Josef Hoffmann, and Adolf Loos.
Adolf Loos aparece junto con Wright, destacado tanto en el relato de Pagano como en el de Persico.
In his famous polemic of 1908, Ornament and Crime, Adolf Loos concludes:
His paintings recall a heyday in Viennese cultural life when the capital of the Austro-Hungarian empire bustled with the greatest artists and intellectuals of the day, from Sigmund Freud to Otto Wagner, Egon Schiele and Adolf Loos.
What is particularly appealing about this book is the fact that here we find Woolf in the company of contemporaries such as Ralph Vaughan Williams, Benjamin Britten, Adolf Loos, Evelyn Waugh and Flora Thompson--names that are not typically seen alongside Woolf's.