Alois Riegl in Vienna 1875–1905

Alois Riegl in Vienna 1875–1905

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In Alois Riegl in Vienna 1875-1905, Diana Cordileone applies standard methods of cultural and intellectual history for close readings of Riegla€™s published texts, several of which are still unavailable in English. Using archival and other primary sources this study also illuminates the institutional conflicts and imperatives that shaped Riegla€™s oeuvre. The result is a multi-layered philosophical, cultural and institutional history of this art historiana€™s work of the fin-de-siAucle that demonstrates his close relationship to several of the significant actors in Vienna at the end of the nineteenth century.This was another example of the growing power of the exhibitionary complex and its links with economic expansion and political ... As a result, textile firms like Ginzky and Haas prospered and gained acclaim at international exhibitions. ... This was an essay on the social and economic origins of the Oriental carpet.

Title:Alois Riegl in Vienna 1875–1905
Author:Dr Diana Reynolds Cordileone
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2014-02-14


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