The evolution of culture is synonymous with the removal of ornament from utilitarian objects.
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|10th December, 1870
|23rd August, 1933
Adolf Franz Karl Viktor Maria Loos was an Austro-Hungarian architect. He was influential in European Modern architecture, and in his essay Ornament and Crime he repudiated the florid style of the Vienna Secession, with the Austrian version of Art Nouveau. In this and many other essays he contributed to the elaboration of a body of theory and criticism of Modernism in architecture.
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