Published on the occasion of the exhibition THINGS. plain & simple (13.6.-7.10.2012). The second edition of the MAK’s magazine id dedicated to works of applied art and architecture, created under the guiding principle of simplicity. Simplicity isn’t synonymous with simplemindedness, it has many facets. This issue of the magazine, and the exhibition it compliments, is replete with Asian and European objects that evidence the rich diversity of the simple.
Edited by ChristophThun-Hohenstein, texts by Elfriede Jelinek and Detlev Schöttker as well as Sebastian Hackenschmidt, Christian Höller, Fatima Naqvi, Elisabeth von Samsonow, Elisabeth Schmuttermeier, Johannes Wieninger, interviews Jasper Sharp / Doris Krüger and Simon Rees / Jan Norrman.
144 pages, numerous illustrations,
21 x 28 cm, paperback
MAK Vienna/Volltext Verlag 2012