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ID: 500055195
 
Record Type: Person
Wlach, Oskar (Austrian and American designer and interior decorator, 1881-1963)

Note: Wlach studied at the Vienna Technische Hochschule. He co-founded the interior decorating firm "Haus und Garten & Co." in Vienna, Austria, in 1925 with Josef Frank and Walter Sobotka. The firm was renamed "Haus & Garten, Frank & Wlach" the following year. Wlach emigrated to the United States in 1938 where he worked for several different interior design firms in New York City, New York. Austrian designer, architect.

Names:
Wlach, Oskar (preferred,V,index)
Oskar Wlach (V,display)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)
Austrian

Roles:
designer (preferred)
furniture designer
interior decorator
interior designer

Gender: male

Events:
active:   before 1938  Austria (Europe) (nation)
active:   after 1938  United States (North and Central America) (nation)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
partner in ....  Haus & Garten, Frank & Wlach  from 1926 to 1938
..................  (Austrian interior decoration firm and interior design firm, established 1926, dissolved ca. 1950) [500055192]
partner in ....  Haus und Garten & Co.  from 1925 to 1926
..................  (Austrian interior design and interior decoration firm, established 1925, renamed 1926) [500055193]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Wlach, Oskar (I)

Biographies:
(Austrian and American designer and interior decorator, 1881-1963) ..... [CCA Preferred]
(Austrian designer, 1881-1963) ..... [AVERY]

Sources and Contributors:
Oskar Wlach ........ [CCA]
........................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Wlach, Oskar ........ [AVERY Preferred, CCA Preferred, VP Preferred]
..........................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
..........................  CCA Authority File (1980-)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, CCA, VP]
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art (1996) II, 810; XI, 727-728
....................  Long, Wiener Wohnkultur, Studies in the Decorative Arts (1987)
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982) 112
....................  Studies in the decorative arts, 1997 Fall-Winter, v.5, n.1 29
....................  W√§ngberg-Eriksson, Life in Exile (1996) 69
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA]
.......... Long, Wiener Wohnkultur, Studies in the Decorative Arts (1987) 30, 48, 50
.......... Studies in the decorative arts, 1997 Fall-Winter, v.5, n.1 29
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