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By J. E. Gordon

For someone who has ever questioned why suspension bridges don't cave in below 8 lanes of site visitors, how dams carry back-or fall down under-thousands of gallons of water, or what rules consultant the layout of a skyscraper or a kangaroo, this ebook will ease your nervousness and resolution your questions. J. E. Gordon strips engineering of its complicated technical phrases, speaking its founding ideas in obtainable, witty prose.

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For this reason they will always find admirers, since they are one of the most vital and convincing products of the style and life of a bygone age, one of the most precious treasures of modern art - even though here, again, one must distinguish between abstract art the 56 two sides of Klimt. VI Gustav Klimt, Avenue leading up to Castle Kammer on the Attersee, c. if 12 EGON SCHIELE Schiele died young, without, however, having reached an early maturity. many He was searching and questioning himself, and this is attempted to explain himself in these, just he did in the 'Outline for a written as reflected in his constantly self-portraits (///.

Segantini, F. Khnopff, A. Bocklin and W. Uhde, as well as sculptures by Rodin and Meunier. The exhibitions' organizing committee consisted of Gustav Klimt, Carl Moll, Josef Engelhart, Anton Nowak, Wilhelm Bernatzik, Adolf Boehm, J. Victor Konig and Max Kurzweil. At the time of the exhibition ordinary members of the Secession numbered fifty. ' The foundation-stone 28 Oskar Kohoschka, Closing vignette for The Dreaming Bojs, ipo8 29 Egon Scbielt, Men Bathing, 1916 30 Middle room of Secession, 1902 II Right-band side of the Secession, the Fourteenth room of the Fourteenth of the Exhibition 1902 52 Gustav Klimt, Judith with the 1901 Exhibition I lead of Holofernes, the First Exhibition of the Secession, 1898 for the Forty-Ninth Exhibition of the Secession, 33 Gustav Klimt, Poster for 34 Egon Schiele, Poster 1918 35 Anton Hanak, Exhibition poster for the Gesellschaft %/tr Forderung inodemer Kunst in Wien, 1923 36 Max Oppenheimer (Mopp), Exhibition Poster, 1911 37 Kolo(man) Moser, Poster for the Thirteenth Exhibition of the Secession, 1901 ER5TE.

The resignation of the nineteen artists who formed the Vienna Secession took place when an Impressionist painting by Engelhart was rejected by the Kunstlerbaus jury, headed by President Felix, 'this varnisher of moneyed womanhood' (Bahr). 1 898 The first issue of the magazine, Ver Sacrum, appeared in January, with reproductions of works by Alfred Roller, Kolo Moser, Gustav Klimt, Josef Hoffmann and others. J. Bierbaum, Richard Dehmel, Maurice Maeterlinck and Emile Verhaeren. The first exhibition of the Secession opened on 26 March in the Horticultural Society's offices on the Parkring, converted for the purpose by Olbrich and Hoffmann.

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