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Joseph Olbrich

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...Joseph Maria Olbrich was an Austrian architect born in Troppau, Silesia in 1867. He became chief draughtsman in Otto Wagner’s office and in 1897 was a founding member of the Vienna Secession. His design for the Vienna Secession’s Secession...

Zeitgeist

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Zeitgeist is a term made up of two German words—zeit (time) and geist (spirit). It is generally attributed to the German Idealist philosopher Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770–1831), who employed a different expression (der Geist seiner...

Vienna Secession

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...The Vienna Secession refers to the movement in the late-nineteenth-century Vienna in which a group of artists separated from the traditional academy-based art establishment, similar to the Munich Secession in 1892.In the early 1890s...

Jugendstil

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...In Germany, the Art Nouveau Movement was named after the art magazine Jugend that was published in Munich from 1896 onward. It was one of the very influential art and Arts and Crafts magazines for this early modern movement in Europe, along...

Olbrich, Joseph Maria (1867–1908)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Joseph Maria Olbrich was an Austrian architect born in Troppau, Silesia in 1867. He became chief draughtsman in Otto Wagner’s office and in 1897 was a founding member of the Vienna Secession. His design for the Vienna Secession’s Secession...

Moser, Koloman (1868–1918)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Koloman Moser was an Austrian graphic artist, illustrator, craftsman, stage and exhibition designer, and designer of buildings, furniture, postage stamps, banknotes, posters, printed material, textiles, glass...

Darmstadt Kunstlerkolonie (Darmstadt Artists’ Colony) (1899–1918)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Among the many cultural capitals in German-speaking lands, Darmstadt mostly figured in the second rank, but in 1901 it shot to the very top. As in most cases, in nineteenth-century Germany the initiative came from the local ruler...