Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration #24

dkd24-01.jpg

Continuing the delve into back numbers of Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration, the German periodical of art and decoration. Volume 24 covers the period from April 1909 to September 1909, and this is the penultimate edition that I’ll be posting samples from. The checkerboard designs of the Wiener Werkstätte are still being featured in this number but the focus here is on pictorial works rather than interior design. As before, anyone wishing to see these samples in greater detail is advised to download the entire number at the Internet Archive. There’ll be a final volume of DK&D next week.

dkd24-02.jpg

dkd24-03.jpg

dkd24-04.jpg

dkd24-05.jpg

A jewellery box by Koloman Moser. The versatility of this designer continues to astonish me.

dkd24-06.jpg

dkd24-07.jpg

More of Paul Bürck’s curious mythological scenes.

dkd24-08.jpg

dkd24-09.jpg

dkd24-10.jpg

Another of those “Is this intentionally homoerotic?” pieces. Whoever Hermann Häschke was, this is his sole contribution to DK&D and there’s nothing to be discovered about him online.

dkd24-11.jpg

This edition ends with several works by Symbolists from the Low Countries. Two of the examples from Jan Toorop (above and below) are ones I hadn’t seen before. The piece above is nothing like his usual stylised figures.

dkd24-12.jpg

dkd24-13.jpg

dkd24-14.jpg

George Minne’s figures adopt similar poses to those in his sculptural work.

Previously on { feuilleton }
Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration #23
Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration #22
Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration #21
Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration #20
Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration #19
Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration #18
Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration #16
Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration #15
Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration #12
Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration #11
Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration #10: Turin and Vienna
Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration #10: Heinrich Vogeler
Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration #9
Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration #8
Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration #7
Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration #6
Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration #5
Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration #4
Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration #2
Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration #1
Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration
Jugend Magazine revisited

2 thoughts on “Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration #24”

  1. Thank you so much for sharing the image of the creation of Erda by the Aesir by Paul Buerck, it’s beautiful. Which issue exactly of Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration is it from?. Could you post a higher resolution image, please?

Comments are closed.