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Koloman Moser

Portrait of Koloman Moser

From wallpaper to postage stamps — Kolo does it all

“Of the artists who founded the Vienna Secession, Kolo Moser was unabashedly the boldest and one of those who caused Viennese philistines the most trouble in the early days of the Secession. Wherever there was something to reform in Viennese arts and crafts – and where wasn’t that needed? – you could find Kolo Moser working away with persistence intrepidness, taste, and astounding technical skill.”

– Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration XXIII, 1913

Reed Enger, "Koloman Moser, From wallpaper to postage stamps — Kolo does it all," in Obelisk Art History, Published May 05, 2017; last modified May 16, 2021, http://arthistoryproject.com/artists/koloman-moser/.

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