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Monday, February 4, 2013

Karneval, Fasching, Carnivale, Mardi Gras

In perusing online old German Jugend  magazine issues, I was intrigued by their Karneval art during the month of February prior to the beginning of Lent.  It is an old celebration and not limited just to New Orleans or Brazil.  Jugend was noted for its breakthrough artistic expression from the late 1890s through the 1920s. Here are a few renderings that appealed to me.

1 comment:

  1. Wow--these are fabulous. Sophisticated, beautiful, eerie. I love the juxtapositions in some of them. The last one is my favorite.