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By N. Y.) Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York

In 1893 a poster ads the April factor of Harpers per thirty days journal seemed in newsstands and bookshops through the usa. the subject material used to be in contrast to that of French posters of the interval this poster was once modest and the fashion constrained. It was once in contrast to different American posters as the product marketed used to be no longer loads advertisement because it used to be highbrow. regardless of this quiet starting, the Harpers poster began a revolution within the background of yank poster-making. The booklet and journal publishers who commissioned the 1st posters of this kind gave loose rein to their artists, lots of whom, like Edward Penfield, Will H. Bradley, Maxfield Parrish, and Ethel Reed, have been recognized illustrators of the time. such a lot of them signed their posters, which occasionally integrated the identify of the printer in addition. In different phrases, from the start the artistic personalities chargeable for the creative statements have been said within the American artwork posters of the Eighteen Nineties.

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The untranslatable and is crafts,'^ 'perfect modern artist. ^^ If new style, we are once we want more to see existing manifestations of this invited to look at ' railway stations, exhibi- Here we are faced with tion halls, bridges, steamships, etc. ' Hence future progress can be imagined only in the direction of strict Sachltchkeit and a discarding of all merely 'tacked-on' on such decoration. Building^ or objects for use that are created will display 'a neat elegance which arises from suitability lines and .

If new style, we are once we want more to see existing manifestations of this invited to look at ' railway stations, exhibi- Here we are faced with tion halls, bridges, steamships, etc. ' Hence future progress can be imagined only in the direction of strict Sachltchkeit and a discarding of all merely 'tacked-on' on such decoration. Building^ or objects for use that are created will display 'a neat elegance which arises from suitability lines and . . **' By pronouncing such ideas, still unfamiliar in Germany, Muthesius soon became the centre of a group of congenial spirits.

Werkbund tend towards entire sphere of activity of the standardization. ' Van 'As long as there are artists in the Werkbund . . they win protest against any proposed canon and any standardization. The essentially artist is and intimately a passionate own spontaneous creator. ^^ Sant'Elia's Messaggio structed with loving care for and determined in by the its new all forms, special conditions of is a vision of the casa nuova, 'con- the resources of science and technics new modern lines, its life.

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