Northern European Jugendstil (1899-1910) Vienna Secession (1897-1906)

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The Melbourne Fair 2018 – Art, Design, Fashion and Style

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The Melbourne Fair 2018 will feature more than 60 of Australia’s best dealers of antiques and 20th century vintage collectables, which are aligned to Modernism

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What is Modernism?

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To understand the inspiration for the various ‘modern’ movements in art, design and style we need to begin during the early nineteenth century and examine the work of Viennese born painter, designer, craftsmen, historian Austrian Josef Danhauser [1805-1845]. He saw himself as a thoroughly modern man. When his father died…