Artwork Title: From Jugend - Artist Name: UnknownArtwork Title: From Jugend - Artist Name: Unknown

From Jugend, 1911


Why won't Adam eat from the apple of the knowledge of good and evil while he's reading? "There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written or badly written. That is all" (Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray). ( Jugend ("Youth" in German) was a German art magazine that was created in the late 19th century. The magazine was based in Munich. It featured many famous Art Nouveau artists and is the source of the term "Jugendstil" ("Jugend-style"), the German version of Art Nouveau. The magazine was founded by writer Georg Hirth. Jugend became the namesake of the art direction of German Art Nouveau. In addition to modern illustrations and ornamentation of art nouveau, other styles played a role, especially Impressionism.... (


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