japonisme: the vienna secession and wiener werkstätte

12 September 2006

the vienna secession and wiener werkstätte

not that paris, that art nouveau alone, were influenced by the influx of japanese goods. many artists developed signatures or marks to mimic those used by the japanese. toulouse-lautrec's is famous (click for the exhibition):

but here are eight more. eight??! must be a group show or something? clicking on the image will take you to index. it's a fascinating collection, and the introduction is interesting as well.



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