Martin-Gropius-Bau - Wenzel Hablik: Expressionist Utopias

Utopian architectural designs, expressionist interiors, fantastic worlds of colour – all of this is only a fraction of the work of Wenzel Hablik (1881-1934), who dedicated himself to a synthesis of the arts as a universal artist. Hablik is considered one of the most important representatives of the German expressionist avant-garde in architecture and design.
Until January 14, 2008
Wenzel Hablik, Self-Supporting Cupola with Five Mountain Peaks as Base, 1918/23/24. Oil on canvas, 166 x 191 cm © Wenzel-Hablik-Stiftung, Itzehoe
Wenzel Hablik, Firmament, 1913. Oil on canvas, 201 x 301 cm © Wenzel-Hablik-Stiftung, Itzehoe
Wenzel Hablik, Mont Blanc Sunset, 1906. Oil on canvas, 96 x 96 cm © Wenzel-Hablik-Stiftung, Itzehoe
Wenzel Hablik, Crystal Building in Mountain Landscape, 1903. Watercolour, gouache, pencil on paper, 16,5 x 16,3 cm © Wenzel-Hablik-Stiftung, Itzehoe
Wenzel Hablik, Sylt, Kampen. Dark Clouds, Tideland, 1907. Oil on cardboard, 52 x 50 cm © Wenzel-Hablik-Stiftung, Itzehoe
Wenzel Hablik, Design for a Ballroom, 1924. Watercolour, tempera, gold bronze, pencil on cardboard, with one colour cut out and replaced with parchment, 31,9 x 40,6 cm © Wenzel-Hablik-Stiftung, Itzehoe
Wenzel Hablik, Large Colourful Utopian Buildings, 1922. Oil on canvas, 153,5 x 190 cm © Wenzel-Hablik-Stiftung, Itzehoe
Wenzel Hablik, The Host on Castle Hill, Wenzel Bartosch, Brüx, ca. 1906. Oil on canvas, 53,5 x 59,5 cm © Wenzel-Hablik-Stiftung, Itzehoe

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