New York Times: "More Than Just Housewares"

New York Times: "More Than Just Housewares"

"As artistic revolutions go, the Vienna Secession of 1897 was a mild one. Unlike the Impressionists and Fauves, whose initial challenges to bourgeois taste were viewed with fear and loathing by mainstream viewers, the Secessionists’ rebellion against the provincial conservatism of Vienna was warmly embraced by critics, patrons and the general public." [read the article]