The New York Review of Books: "Between Nouveau and Deco"

"The imaginative fervor that gripped avant-garde master builders and arti­sans around 1900 in Vienna, the capi­tal of the vast and culturally diverse Austro-Hungarian Empire, paralleled equally radical innovation in other creative realms, including the music of Gustav Mahler and Arnold Schoen­berg, the painting of Gustav Klimt and Oskar Kokoschka, and the writings of Arthur Schnitzler and Sigmund Freud." [read the article]