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ID: 500011201
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500011201

 
Record Type: Person
Frank, Josef (Austrian architect and designer, 1885-1967, active in Austria and Sweden)

Note: Born 15 July 1885; died 8 January 1967. Josef Frank studied architecture at the Technische Hochschule, Vienna, Austria. He taught building construction at the Kunstgewerbeschule, Vienna (1919-1925). He co-founded the interior decorating firm "Haus und Garten & Co." in Vienna, Austria, in 1925 with Oskar Wlach and Walter Sobotka. The firm was renamed "Haus & Garten, Frank & Wlach" the following year. He designed Haus 26 and Haus 27 at the 1927 Weissenhofsiedlung Exhibition, Stuttgart. In 1933 or 1934 Frank emigrated to Sweden where he worked for the rest of his life in the interior design firm "Svenskt Tenn". Austrian architect, designer.

Names:
Frank, Josef (preferred,V,index)
Josef Frank (V,display)

Nationalities:
Austrian (preferred)
Swedish

Roles:
artist (preferred)
author
architect
designer
furniture designer
interior decorator
interior designer
teacher
writer

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Baden (Niederösterreich, Austria) (inhabited place)
Died:  Stockholm (Stockholm county, Sweden) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   1885-1933  Austria (Europe) (nation)
active:   1933-1967  Sweden (Europe) (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]
related to ....  Svensk tenn  
..................  (Swedish design firm, contemporary) [500270267]
teacher of ....  Plischke, Ernst A.  
..................  (Austrian architect and writer, 1903-1992) [500019071]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Frank, Josef (I)

Biographies:
(Austrian architect and designer, 1885-1967, active in Austria and Sweden) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Austrian architect and designer, 1885-1967) ..... [AVERY]
(Austrian architect, author, 1885-1967) ..... [BHA]
(Austrian architect, designer, interior decorator, interior designer, furniture designer, teacher and author; born Baden (Austria), 1885; died Stockholm (Sweden), 1967) ..... [CCA]
(Austrian architect, 1885-1967) ..... [AVERY]
(Austrian architect, 1885-1967) ..... [Grove Art]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]
(Swedish artist, born Austria. 1885-1967) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Frank, Josef ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, GRISC Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, MoMA]
..........................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
..........................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
..........................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
..........................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
..........................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
Josef Frank ........ [CCA, GRISC, MoMA Preferred]
........................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
........................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
........................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, Gallery Systems, GRISC, Grove Art, MoMA]
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
....................  Clark Art Institute (n.d.)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n83140205
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art (1996) XI 727-728
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n83140205
....................  Long, Wiener Wohnkultur, Studies in the Decorative Arts (1987)
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
....................  MoMA, Library Catalog (1976)
....................  Vollmer, Künstler-Lexikon 20. Jahrhunderts (1953-62)
....................  Wängberg-Eriksson, Life in Exile (1996) 69
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA]
.......... Grove Dictionary of Art (1996) X!, 727-728
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
.......... Long, Wiener Wohnkultur, Studies in the Decorative Arts (1987) 5, 30
.......... Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
.......... Wängberg-Eriksson, Life in Exile (1996)
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