|Jugend (Youth) was the main literary proponent in southern Germany |
for Jugendstil. Otto Eckmann often did covers much like this
one for the magazine.
|Jugendstil was usually|
char-acterized by flat color
and design. However, This
Eckmann cover departs
|Jugendstil does not lend itself well to portraiture. These are more on the order of German Expressionism. The yellow one is by Julius Klinger, while the one on the right is by Lovis Corinth.|
|Eckmann covers and illustrations for Jugend.|
|Fonts designed or influenced by Otto Eckmann.|
Vase, 1900, Otto Eckmann
|Two Swans, woodcut, 1902, Otto Eckmann|
|Jugendstil porcelain fish vase, Otto Eckmann.|
Not quite the ugliest thing I've ever seen, but close.