Belle Etage, Spitzer & Aronson

Belle Etage, Spitzer & Aronson

Streaming Video - 2015
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WOLFGANG BAUER [Vienna] For over 30 years, the Viennese Wolfgang Bauer has been offering an exceptionally wide-ranging selection of first-class Viennese Jugendstil furniture and art objects in his gallery, "bel etage", located in the centre of Vienna, within sight of the opera. Interiors and objets d'art by the most famous architects and designers of the turn of the 19th to the 20th centuries, such as Adolf Loos and Otto Wagner (along with their students), as well as Josef Hoffmann and Kolo Moser - the best known artists of the WIENER WERKSTaTTE - are presented on two floors. The range is rounded off with paintings and sculptures by top-class painters and sculptors of the early twentieth century. With great enterprise and a fine nose, the gallery owner succeeds time and again in tracking down and documenting works by the best-known artists of this important period, which has been gaining increasing international recognition over the past few years. SERGE SPITZER Serge Spitzer (born Romania 1951) is an American artist who uses sculpture, site-specific installations, works on paper, photography and video to question, explore and reflect on the shared reality everywhere. What ties his works together since the 1970s has been the challenging of assumptions. He gives a clue to this by calling his works 'reality models', alerting the viewer to the possibility that what we are looking at is perhaps an altered or amplified aspect of the world around us. Whether transforming architectural spaces by flooding them with hordes of unexpected, incongruous objects, or arranging a seemingly endless piece of thread into a tangle of lines as a 'drawing', Spitzer manages to gift his audience with a sense of wonder. ROBERT ARONSON [Amsterdam] DELFT STONEWARE This elegant gallery on the Nieuwe Spiegelstraat, specializing in Dutch Delftware, is run by Robert Aronson - fifth generation in a traditional family business founded in 1881. The recently refurbished modern gallery displays some of the earliest and rarest objects produced by the Delft factories in the 17th century, as well as a superb collection of 18th-century animals, figures, plaques, chargers and other interesting wares. Additionally, there is a fine selection of Continental furniture also from the 17th and 18th centuries.
Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2015.
Branch Call Number: Internet Access
Characteristics: 1 streaming online resource (streaming video file) :,digital, sound, color
Additional Contributors: Kanopy (Firm)

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