Akiva Blander

New Exhibition Showcases Stunning Pieces by the Wiener Werkstätte

The Neue Galerie's "Wiener Werkstätte 1903–1932: The Luxury of Beauty" opens October 26.

Josef Hoffmann (1870-1956) Centerpiece, 1924, Execution: Wiener Werkstätte, Brass Courtesy Minneapolis Institute of Art. The Modernism Collection, gift of Norwest Bank Minnesota Josef Hoffmann (1870-1956) Centerpiece, 1924, Execution: Wiener Werkstätte, Brass Courtesy Minneapolis Institute of Art. The Modernism Collection, gift of Norwest Bank Minnesota Show Caption Hide Caption Josef Hoffmann ((1870-1956), Table, 1904, Execution: Wiener Werkstätte, Ebonized oak with pores…

Nine of Taliesin West’s Most Iconic Student Shelters

The student-designed desert shelters at Taliesin West, which began in 1938 with John Lautner's lean-to and continue today, provide a window into architecture's evolving relationship with the natural environment.

The student-designed desert shelters at Taliesin West, which began in 1938 with John Lautner’s lean-to and continue today, provide a window into architecture’s evolving relationship with the natural environment.