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Jugendstil:see art nouveauart nouveau
, decorative-art movement centered in Western Europe. It began in the 1880s as a reaction against the historical emphasis of mid-19th-century art, but did not survive World War I.
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A term meaning “youth style.” The German version of Art Nouveau; after the journal Die Jugend that publicized the style; it was associated with the Sezession movement in Vienna, Munich, and Dresden; chief proponents were Endell, Hoffman, Olbrich, and Wagner.
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a term used in art studies in reference to the German branch of art nouveau. It was derived from the name of the Munich-based journal Jugend (1896), which popularized the style.
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“Youth style”; the German version of Art Nouveau.
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