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Jacques and Jacqueline Groag, Architect and Designer

Two Hidden Figures of the Viennese Modern Movement

Ursula Prokop, Jonee Tiedemann (Translator), Laura McGuire (Translator)

Hardcover

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Description

Prokop's meticulous history restores Jacques and Jacqueline Groag to their rightful places in the pantheon of Viennese Modernists.

Prokop explores their individual careers in Vienna and Czechoslovakia, their early collaborations in the 1930s, their lives as Jewish migr's, and the couple's unique contributions in Britain for postwar exhibitions, monuments, furniture and textile design, even a dress for future-queen Elizabeth II. Full color edition, supported by a grant from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts.


Doppelhouse Press, 9780999754436, 272pp.

Publication Date: July 2, 2019



About the Author

Jonee Tiedemann is a certified translator and interpreter from Germany who lives in Argentina, has studied in the United States, and works between the three languages: German, Spanish and English. He specializes in architecture and design books, as well as self-published German indie literature.