In 1897 a group of Artists, such as Otto Wagner and his gifted students, Josef Hoffman and Josef Olbrich with Gustav Klimt, Koloman Moser and others aspired to the renaissance of the arts and crafts and to bring more abstract and purer forms to the designs of buildings and furniture, glass and metalwork, following the concept of total work of art and to do so they tried to bring together Symbolists, Naturalists, Modernists, and Stylists.
They gave birth to another form of modernism in the visual arts and they named their own new movement: Secession (Wiener Secession). As the name indicates, this movement represented a protest, of the younger generation against the traditional art of their forebears, a "separation" from the past towards the future. The first chairman was Gustav Klimt.
|Garden with Sunflowers|
This paintings about the garden in sunflowers..this is related with mine field which is batik design. Batik design nowadays more to contemporary like. Before this, batik design was like this with crowded design look like. Besides, its colored by layer.
I have the gift of neither the spoken nor the written word, especially if I have to say something about myself or my work. Whoever wants to know something about me -as an artist, the only notable thing- ought to look carefully at my pictures and try and see in them what I am and what I want to do
Adolf Loos (1870-1933) ranks as one of the most important pioneers of the modern movement in architecture. Ironically, his influence was based largely on a few interior designs and a body of controversial essays. Adolf Loos 's buildings were rigorous examples of austere beauty, ranging from conventional country cottages to planar compositions for storefronts and residences. His built compositions were little known outside his native Austria during his early years of practice.
What I want is for people in my rooms to feel the material around them, I want it to have its effect on them, I want them to be aware of the enclosing room, to feel the material, the wood, to see it, touch it, to perceive it sensually, to sit comfortably and feel the contact between the chair and a large area of their peripheral sense of touch, and say: this is sitting as it should be.
For Adolf Loos, too much decoration is a waste of craftsman's energy and time for the trend will soon be replace by another. But if function and simplicity is the main focus then the object will be more advance and up to date while Gustav uses symbol and design into his painting. Most of his subject matter is female's body.
See Gustav Klimt artwork:
As a designer majoring in batik design, im choosing Gustav which is related with my field...Nowadays, designers seems in Art Nouveau movement which is more modern and stylish. Before this, in batik design..they should be in layered and lots of color and design. But now, batik design more simplify and modern
Mila is wearing contemporary batik design which is have been simplify more to geometrical design with color earthy and nice color palette.
Art is not only about the final outcome but what artist is giving to create such artwork, it require lots of patience and creative mind to create something so beautiful and pure.
Sample of batik stamp,which shows lots of embellishment, lots of detailing which show the 'ketekunan' of the craftsman in doing it.
Loos said that an object should be created to be up to date and lasting.I agree about that, but batik design should be created up to date so that it will have new breath..!
Why batik design before this have been used back and re-design it with new feel? Such as Indonesian 'Cirebon Mega Mendung'
|Cirebon mega mendung batik|
This is about the historical motif, so they have re-design it to be used in this new era....such as this one