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ADOLF LOOS - Our contemporary

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Ed.: Yehuda E. Safran, as issue of Potlatch magazine, No. 3, Fall 2012, New York.
243 pages, b/w and color illustrations, 21.8 x 17 cm, softcover

A cooperation between GSAPP Columbia University / New York, MAK Vienna, CAAA Centro para os Assuntos da Arte e da Arquitectura / Guimarães, Portugal.

With Adolf Loos: Our contemporary celebrates the centenary of the Looshaus in Vienna and the publication of Adolf Loos' most provocative theoretical text, "Ornament and Crime". The main aim of the exhibition is to depict some significant reactions to Loos from both his closest followers, such as Paul Engelmann, and more distant admirers, such as Ernesto Rogers and Aldo Rossi. The focus of the exhibition is a series of interviews with major contemporary figures on the international scene, including Hans Hollein, Hermann Czech, Alvaro Siza, Eduardo Souto de Moura, Jacques Herzog, Paulo Mendes da Rocha, Toyo Ito, David Adjaye, Steven Holl and Preston Scott Cohen.

Published on the occasion of the traveling exhibition ADOLF LOOS: OUR CONTEMPORARY / OUR CONTEMPORARY / NOSSO CONTEMPORÂNEO . LOOS. Contemporary (March 13th – June 23rd, 2013) in the MAK. With contributions from Beatriz Colomina, Hermann Czech, Rainald Franz, Benedetto Gravagnuolo, Christopher Long, Can Onaner, Yehuda E. Safran, Daniel Sherer, Philip Origin.


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