Alexander von Vegesack

Authors

  • Bárbara Coutinho MUDE–Design and Fashion Museum

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DOI:

https://doi.org/10.52200/47.A.UE8G4YNU

Keywords:

Modern Movement, Modern architecture, Modern housing

Abstract

In July 2012, Bárbara Coutinho, Director of MUDE–Design and Fashion Museum, Francisco Capelo’s Collection since 2006, interviewed Alexander Von Vegesack, founding Director of the Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein and the person who set up Thonet Museum in Boppard am Rhein. The subject of this interview is the importance of Collect—Curate—Exhibit—Publish to the Preservation and Communication of Modern Architecture/Design.

How to Cite

Coutinho, B. (2012). Alexander von Vegesack. Docomomo Journal, (47), 80–83. https://doi.org/10.52200/47.A.UE8G4YNU

Published

2012-12-01

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Section

Interviews

Author Biography

Bárbara Coutinho, MUDE–Design and Fashion Museum

Director of MUDE–Design and Fashion Museum, Francisco Capelo’s Collection–since 2006 and member of Francisco Capelo’s Collection Management Board. Invited Assistant Professor at the Instituto Superior Técnico and collaborator in the Curatorial Studies Master in Lisbon University. Master in Contemporary Art History, at present she is developing a PhD on the phenomenology of the contemporary exhibition space. She has signed essays and articles on contemporary creation, design, architecture and museology and has participated in conferences, juries and seminars. Curator of Centro Cultural Belém, 1998-2006.