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- noun an Austrian school of art and architecture parallel to the French art nouveau in the 1890s
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Missale Mixtum/Liturgia Mozarabica, Migne's P.L. covered the application of Jugendstil (sometimes also called Sezession) style motifs to church vestments, but the style's most permanent monuments lie in its architecture, in the work of men such as Otto Wagner and his colleagues and disciples, as well as his sometime collaborator, the decorative artist Koloman Moser.
The abstraction of the Sezession in Vienna, Mackintosh in Glasgow, or Art Deco in America, especially when they were linked, often quite successfully, to more historicizing tendencies such as Byzantine revival or neo-Gothicism, suggest crucial approaches for successful stylistic simplification in an age of high building costs and scarce craftsmen.
We recently covered the application of Jugendstil (sometimes also called Sezession) style motifs to church vestments, but the style's most permanent monuments lie in its architecture, in the work of men such as Otto Wagner and his colleagues and disciples, as well as his sometime collaborator, the decorative artist Koloman Moser.
Ulla Heise argues that without these coffee shops, most of which were located in the inner city, the Viennese Sezession probably could not have existed nor made their significant contribution to the literature of 1900 Vienna. 73 This tradition continued in the 1920s and 1930s.
He was acquainted with the architect Adolf Loss and the Sezession, where he presented some of his graphics during the winter exhibits of 1899 – 1900 and 1900 – 1901.46 The other two directors of the institute, Leopold Portheim and Wilhelm Fidgor, also came from prominent Jewish families with close connections to the industrialists and culturally progressive circles of Vienna. 47
Avant-garde architecture and decorative-arts movements, such as the Austrian Sezession and the German Jugendstil, make themselves felt in a watercolor for a 1911 production of “Turandot,” in which enormous turquoise lanterns hang above a tiny couch, looming out of darkness, and in brooding sketches for a 1908 production of a Friedrich Schiller play — a maze of huge, threatening trees.
By the turn of the century, a new style in architecture and design wins in Europe, is to "Art Nouveau", also called "Liberty", "Sezession