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EPHEMERA - The commercial graphics of the MAK library and art print collection

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MAK Studies
Eds.: Christoph Thun-Hohenstein and Kathrin Pokorny-Nagel
German English
464 pages, 600 color illustrations
26.5 x 21 cm, hardcover
MAK, Vienna / Publishing House for Modern Art, 2017

The publication presents the extensive holdings of the MAK library and art print collection in the field of commercial graphics from the 18th century to the present. This ephemera includes graphic works such as stationery and colored paper, book covers, invitations, admission tickets and labels, bookplates, greeting cards, bookmarks and menu cards, advertising stamps, playing cards, dance orders and place cards as well as business cards and advertising material. Despite their short lifespan, these prints are often of the highest design and technical quality. They reflect artistic developments as well as social rites, personal and commercial forms of representation and advertising strategies.

With texts by Thorsten Baensch, Heinz Decker, Bernhard Denscher, Yasmin Doosry, Brigitte Felderer, Ingrid Haslinger, Claudia Karolyi, Annette Köger, Anita Kühnel, Kathrin Pokorny-Nagel, Teresa Präauer, Raphael Rosenberg, Anne-Katrin Rossberg, Stefan Sagmeister, Thomas Schäfer-Elmayer, Frieder Schmidt, Raja Schwahn-Reichmann, Elfie Semotan, Dieter Strehl and Christoph Thun-Hohenstein.
Editorial team: Kathrin Pokorny-Nagel, Anne-Katrin Rossberg. Graphic design: 3007, Vienna, www. – Eva Dranaz, Jochen Fill.


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