Josef Hoffmann - Brtnice, okres Jihlava, CZ
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N 49° 18.243 E 015° 40.733
33U E 549352 N 5461479
Quick Description: Rodný dum architekta Josefa Hoffmanna / Birthplace of architect Josef Hoffmann.
Location: Kraj Vysočina, Czechia
Date Posted: 6/3/2014 1:02:36 AM
Waymark Code: WMKWFN
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing
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Long Description:
Josef Hoffmann (Josef František Maria Hoffmann) (15. prosince 1870 Brtnice – 7. kvetna 1956 Víden) byl ceský a rakouský architekt a designér. Navrhoval nábytek, látky, stríbrné a kovové predmety, šperky, sklo a keramiku. Byl duležitou osobností secesního hnutí ve Vídni a zakladatel Wiener Werkstätte. Jeho dílo se vyznacuje cistotou linií a geometrickými formami.

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Josef Hoffmann (December 15, 1870 – May 7, 1956) was an Austrian architect and designer of consumer goods. Hoffmann was born in Brtnice, Moravia (now part of the Czech Republic).He studied at the Higher State Crafts School in Brno (Brünn) beginning in 1887 and then worked with the local military planning authority in Würzburg. Thereafter he studied at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna with Karl Freiherr von Hasenauer and Otto Wagner, graduating with a Prix de Rome in 1895. In Wagner's office, he met Joseph Maria Olbrich, and together they founded the Vienna Secession in 1897 along with artists Gustav Klimt, and Koloman Moser.
Name of Famous Person: Josef Hoffmann

Physical Address: nám. Svobody č.p. 263, Brtnice, okres Jihlava

What is this person famous for?:
architect and designer

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Personal Experience:
interesting house with small gallery

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