Welcome to The Vienna Secession.com, a website devoted to the golden age of illustration and graphic design in Germany and Vienna between the years 1895-1920. At the forefront is the contribution to the graphic arts made the by the Vienna Secession (1897-1905) a group of Austrian artists which included Gustav Klimt, Koloman Moser and Josef Hoffmann who broke away from the status quo and created what has come to be known as ‘Secession style’.
The images collected on this site reflect the Secession, Wiener Werkstätte, and Jugendstil style of Graphic design found in Germany and Austria. Attention is also given to the counterpart Art Nouveau movement in France, Belgium, and Holland and artists like Alphonse Mucha, Henry Van de Velde, and Fernand Khnopff whose influence played an important part in the development of German and Austrian graphic art. Here you’ll find a gallery section featuring the work of prominent graphic artists from the period as well as a store with original and reproduction of some of these prints and posters. If you would like to contribute an image or paper not currently listed on the site, please contact me.