MuseumsQuartier Wien received its first-ever extension with the architectural masterpiece ‘MQ Libelle’. Architects Laurids and Manfred Ortner and artists Brigitte Kowanz and Eva Schlegel have created a beacon for contemporary Austrian culture with this architectural jewel and terraced landscape. This comprehensive book provides detailed insights into the history of its creation and casts light on MuseumsQuartier Wien as a cultural area of the future. The impact of the project on urban culture and in the context of urban development are discussed. In addition to a detailed text by art historian Nina Schedlmayer and photographic documentation by Hertha Hurnaus, there are numerous personal experiences and accounts told by experts, partners, decision-makers and those involved in the project, which reveal all facets of the Gesamtkunstwerk ‘MQ Libelle’.
Editors: Christian Strasser, MuseumsQuartier
Publisher: Verlag für moderne Kunst
Number of pages: 96
Publication date: 02.09.2020
Size: 25.3 x 20.4 x 1.5 cm
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