Oktoberfest by Rainer ViertlboeckOktoberfest by Rainer Viertlboeck


Photographed byRainer ViertlboeckContribution byThomas Wolfe

Hardcover | November 18, 2016

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Originated in 1810 to celebrate the wedding of future King Ludwig I of Bavaria, the Munich Oktoberfest is the world’s largest funfair. Locally called the "Wiesn," it is a glamorous part of Bavarian culture and, with 200 amusement rides, sidestalls and games, with 6 million visitors and 7 million liters of beer sold each year an important economic factor for the city. In spectacular pictures, Rainer Viertlboeck, a photographer who has received numerous awards and is the author of the recent Schirmer/Mosel publication München, has documented the 2014 and 2015 Oktoberfests covering their entire 16 day runs.
Rainer Viertlboeck, born 1958, has documented the work of Murphy Jahn Architects and the urban fabrics of Munich, Rome, Guangzhou, Pompej, and Chicago. Other projects include WW II bunkers in Normandy, industries and settlements of African immigrants in Southern Spain, and Fukushima. For his interiors of the Munich Highlight Towers and...
Title:OktoberfestFormat:HardcoverDimensions:160 pages, 9.5 × 12 × 0.98 inPublished:November 18, 2016Publisher:PRESTEL PUBLISHINGLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3829607652

ISBN - 13:9783829607650

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