Poster of the 7th International Art Exhibition in Munich, 1898.

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  • Monday 4 March 2019
  • Brockway Room, Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL
  • Lecturer: Professor Anne Anderson

The term Jugendstil was derived from the German artistic journal Die Jugend created in Munich  at the end of the nineteenth century to promote a new style of art emerging in Europe, known as Art Nouveau in France and Belgium. The study day will consider the break with contemporary traditional art and the development of this new style in Germany.

Programme for the day

  1. Context: Art Nouveau/Jugendstil
  2. Munich Secession: Franz von Stuck and Richard Riemerschmid
  3. Darmstadt: Building Utopia
  4. Towards the Bauhaus: Hagen and Weimar

Full details will be available on the day.



Professor Anne Anderson trained as an Art Historian and Archaeologist at Leicester University and worked as an archaeologist for eight years. She is Senior Lecturer in Fine Arts at Southampton Institute and now concentrates on research and publications. She is currently Hon. Research Fellow at Exeter University and is also a tutor at the V&A. She has published in leading commercial and academic journals and has organised several specialist events and most recently she organised an international symposium, Art For Life’s Sake: Victorian Cultural Philanthropy, with over fifty participants.

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