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A style of architecture and decorative art similar to art nouveau, popular in German-speaking areas of Europe during the late 1800s and early 1900s.

[German : Jugend, youth + Stil, style.]


(Art Movements) another name for Art Nouveau
[from Jugend literally: youth, name of illustrated periodical that first appeared in 1896, + Stil style]
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IT'S A BIT of a mouthful, telling people you collect antiques marked Wurttembergische Metallwaren Fabrik, which is why some of the most stylish, evocative and elegant of all Jugendstil pewter and silver plate is known best as simply WMF.
Description of the procurement: Construction services for the general renovation of the listed Jugendstil building of the Center for the Hearing Impaired Nuremberg,
On the ceiling of the Jugendstil Church, built exclusively for psychiatric patients in 1907, 50 helium balloons are lifting a book which describes every feature of a mystical experience.
Jeremy Sams's production (with his awful English lyrics complementing Douglas Carter Beane's revamped book) was as bad as I'd remembered it, filling Robert Jones's opulent Jugendstil sets with embarrassing antics; and holdovers Susanna Phillips (Rosalinde) and Paulo Szot (Falke) sounded as vocally uncomfortable as before, though he--Brazilian by birth--merits note for the cast's clearest diction.
Para reflejarlo me planeo al mas puro estilo jugendstil (modernismo o art nouveau como le dicen los franceses], del que era un digno exponente.
Despite being regularly discussed by important critics of his time and despite following a career path typical of Munich Jugendstil artists by training as a painter but subsequently renouncing the fine arts in favour of the applied arts and furniture design, Schmithals remains an elusive figure.
Merely existential problems, separated from the context of the events shattering the life of community, rarely appear in it, for example in very early Romanticism, then in the Young Poland period (at the turn of 19th century, when the movement called Jugendstil, the equivalent of Secession in visual arts, appeared in Europe), and recently in the period of political transformation, as a result of so-called "Autumn of Nations" that took place in 1989.
This was seen in various artistic manifestations in France and Belgium in the movements known as Art Nouveau, in Holland as Nieuwe Kunst, in Italy as Stile Floreale, as Skonvirke in Denmark, and Jugendstil in Germany and Austria.
Petra Bacher's Sartori die Torte designs draw upon centuries of design elements from the Austrian Hapsburg Dynasty through successive periods of Baroque, Classic, Jugendstil, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, RingStrasse-era, Weiner Werkstatte and Biedermeier eras to modern and post-modern design elements -- all expressed as highly decorated, large scale cakes commissioned as iconic marketing promotions, banquet centerpieces, desserts, and special event pastry showpieces.
But Marshall confronted this trajectory of modernist abstraction, which was largely characterized as a search for transcendental experience--from the white walls of Jugendstil to the unmitigated flatness of Color Field painting--with another historical narrative, one grounded in a set of specific social realities and cultural references.
The cultural upshot was a subtle but decisive affirmation of the decorative, metaphoric, minimalist, stylized, and symbolic tendencies that had already manifested themselves in the art nouveau and Jugendstil movements of the fin de siecle (110).
Tal vez el quiebre del naturalismo frances al trasluz del simbolismo trascendente de Boecklin, la insatisfaccion ante el decorativismo vacio del jugendstil, o las comprendas funcionalistas del Sezenssion en Viena y Munich.