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May Queen

Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the Glasgow Style exhibit opens at Albuquerque Museum -October 30th

The American Federation of Arts presents Designing the New: Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the Glasgow Style, an immersive exhibition that showcases Charles Rennie Mackintosh as an architect, designer and artist, and contextualizes his production within a larger circle of designers and craftspeople in Scotland’s capital. The exhibition opens at Albuquerque Museum on October 30, 2021. Previously, the Frist Art Museum…

Mexico DF - Check for exclusive Art Nouveau private tours in Europe

The 11 most beautiful Art Nouveau cities in The Americas – artnouveau.club 2021 Ranking

Eleven American cities from eight different countries are included in the TOP 11 American Art Nouveau Cities. The classification is the result of gathering the opinion of dozens of academic experts from museums, hundreds of artnouveau.club clients and thousands of followeres of social networks. Enjoy the Ranking: 1.- Buenos Aires (Argentina) About the picture above – Av….

Gustav Klimt

In the golden obsessions of Gustav Klimt – Ateneo Mercantil, Valencia

The exhibition ‘Klimt’s Gold’, at the Ateneo Mercantil de València, shows a chronological journey through the life and work of the Viennese painter through a multimedia, immersive and sensory montage. Gustav Klimt (Vienna, 1862 – 1918) was an artist of obsessions. His work shone between two styles: symbolism and the modernist movement of the Viennese…

IMM Budapest

Budapest Marks World Art Nouveau Day on Saturday

World Art Nouveau Day (WAND) is an event dedicated to Art Nouveau that is celebrated annually on June 10th. Budapest is home to several celebrated Art Nouveau buildings and visitors will have a chance to get up close to them on June 12, World Art Nouveau Day because Saturaday is a more convenient than Thursday. The…

Bologna exhibit

Alphonse Mucha: Art Nouveau Visionary – North Carolina Museum of Art, opening Oct. 23

The North Carolina Museum of Art recently announced its fall 2021 exhibitions, with artists from around the world and around the state, including Alphonse Mucha: Art Nouveau Visionary, opening October 23 2021 and on view through Jan. 23, 2022. Czech-born Alphonse Mucha (1860–1939) was one of the most influential and celebrated artists in turn-of-the-20th-century Paris….

Masia Freixa modernisme Terrassa

6 Art Nouveau hidden gems you’ll soon be able to fly again to

From the 1880s until World War I, artworks, design objects, and architecture in many European cities sprouted with sinuous, undulating curves, organic motifs and bright colours. Art Nouveau exhuberant Finding examples of this art and architectural form on your travels to Europe is not hard, and major examples can be found in cities like Nancy, Prague,…

May Queen

Charles Rennie Mackintosh at Frist Art Museum, Nashville opens June 11 (the painting accompanying the article was painted by his wife)

The Frist Art Museum presents Designing the New: Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the Glasgow Style, an immersive exhibition that showcases Charles Rennie Mackintosh as an architect, designer and artist, and contextualizes his production within a larger circle of designers and craftspeople in Scotland’s capital. The exhibition will be on view from June 11 through September 12, 2021. Combining influences from the…

15 ways covid will change the future of tours

Between March and April this year we asked our a network of 20 certified and art nouveau specialist guides in Europe, and our thousands of followers in in Instagram and Twitter worldwide, how they expected the post-covid tours to be transformed. 1 – Going private As travelers emerge from self-isolation, many will want to travel within…

Budapest Brussels Barcelona

Art Nouveau B-cities to visit in 2021 – QUIZ Test your skills

Some people say that the Art Nouveau B-cities of Budapest, Brussels and Barcelona are very distinct, but we are not that sure about it. Can you figure out if the following 18 pictures are from Budapest, Brussels or Barcelona? Are you one of the 1% of people giving a right response to each of the 18…

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Impact of covid on the travel industry and on private tours in particular

The World Health Organization defined the spread of coronavirus COVID-19 as Global Pandemic in March 11. Since then more than 450,000 deaths recorded and almost 9 million cases have been confirmed. The outbreak is having an enormous impact on the travel industry, a sector of huge importance for many countries worldwide. According to the protocol…

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Can you distinguish Art Nouveau and Art Deco? (test your skills)

Both Art Nouveau (1880-1914) and Art Deco (1920-1940) embraced modernist elements and emerged as reactions to major world events; the Industrial Revolution and World War I, respectively. They are easy to distinguish if you know what to look for. Can you figure out which pictures are Art Nouveau / Art Deco? (solution at the end…

Museum of Applied Arts Budapest - Art Nouveau private experience in Budapest

Are you a Gaudí fan? Test your skills

Antoni Gaudí is very popular architect and a proof of that is that his works, from the spectacular Sagrada Família to the picturesque Park Güell, are appealing to more and more people every year.He was a Catalan architect who has become internationally recognised as one of the most prodigious experts in his discipline, as well…

The opening of La Samaritaine department store in Paris will also be delayed

It is well known that the impact of Covid-19 in tourism and retail is huge. Art Nouveau buildings that were under construction or restoration will be completed later than expected because of this pandemic. On one site it is affecting the timing of the construction restoration works. If last we commented the affects it is…

Covid-19 will delay Sagrada Família’s completition one or two years

Since March 12th Sagrada Família is temporarily closed to the public to avoid possible contagion from the Covid-19. Construction works also came to a standstill that day and will be stopped, at least, until the beginning of 2021. In order to resume them, it will first be necessary to start receiving visitors to the temple…

Tiffany Lamp Best Tour

Tiffany Lamps, the icons of American Art Nouveau

Tiffany lamps have become so familiar today that they no longer seem to belong to a particular time and place but they belong to Art Nouveau, a decorative art that owed as much to handicraft as it did to commercial industry. In the United States, these lamps and the firm of Louis Comfort Tiffany played a central role…

Aubrey Beardsley at Tate Modern, London – until May 25th

The largest exhibition of Aubrey Beardsley drawings for 50 years is on display since March 4th and until May 25th in London’s Tate Modern. This will be the first exhibition dedicated to this author at Tate since 1923, and the largest display of his original drawings in Europe since the seminal 1966 exhibition at the…

Jewellery Art Nouveau

Jewellery trends – Art Nouveau is in fashion again

We consider that the three main Jewellery Art Nouveau artisans were Catalan Lluís Masriera, and the two French Georges Fouquet and René Lalique. See some of their works in order to fully appreciate the artisan work that they incorporate: Lluís Masriera: René Lalique: He promoted the movement in France with his exquisite enamel and glass in addition to…

Which movements influenced Art Nouveau? (test your skills)

Many people love Art Nouveau but only a few can distinguish what inspired and influenced this Art Style and what didn’t. Check if you are one of them. Before testing your skills on what influenced Art Nouveau, let us describe Art Nouveau (1880-1914). It means “new art” and embraced Europe’s new industrial aesthetic rather than…

Alphonse Mucha posters exhibit – in Seoul, Korea until March 1st

The exhibition in the newly opened Korean gallery My Art Museum presents a total of 234 Art Nouveau posters, engravings, drawings, oil paintings and other original works from the private collection of the famous Czech tennis player Ivan Lendl. The exhibition is divided into four parts and trying to capture Mucha lifelong formation starting with…

Art Nouveau Christmas in Riga – in the Latvian capital until January 12th

The Rīga Art Nouveau Center on beautiful Alberta street has a special Christmas exhibition running from January 6 until January 12, showcasing various beautiful objects in the Art Nouveau or Jugendstil style, many of them from a golden age of Latvian art and design. There is also another exhibition called “Doll Stories” from artist Irina Vorkale….

Otto Wagner, Master of Viennese Art Nouveau – until in Paris until March 16th

This exhibition, designed and co-produced with the Wien Museum to commemorate the centenary of his death, is the first monograph devoted to him in France. An architect and lead contractor, Otto Wagner was also an outstanding draughtsman. The exhibition features a rich collection of drawings from Otto Wagner’s architectural agency, currently stored at the Wien Museum. These illustrate Otto Wagner’s main projects…

Bologna exhibit

Alphonse Mucha: Master of Art Nouveau – in Rochester until January 19th

The expressive and seductive work of Alphonse Mucha, characterized by his portrayals of elegant women and elaborate use of color and ornament, played a prominent role in shaping the aesthetics of the decorative style known as French Art Nouveau. This exhibition presents over 80 works that range from rare original lithographs, drawings, and books to…

It has been discovered that Victor Horta and Van Gogh knew each other

A largely overlooked postscript suggests surprise friendship between the Van Gogh brothers and the young Belgian Art Nouveau architect Victor Horta. A tantalising and largely overlooked postscript in a letter suggests that Vincent van Gogh knew the young Victor Horta, who would eventually become the celebrated Art Nouveau and Art Deco architect. At the end…

About the names of Art Nouveau (work in progress)

Since Art Nouveau became popular in various countries in Europe, the movement gained different regional and sometimes even local names. Most popular names are Art Nouveau, Jugedstil, Secession, Modernisme and Moderisme, but more name exist all over the world. Austria: Secessionstil, Sezessionstil, Secession or Sezession or Viennese Secession Belgium: Art Nouveau Catalonia: Modernisme Czech Republic…

Sarah Bernhardt

Art Nouveau, the triumph of beauty – in Torino until January 26

Art Nouveau is the protagonist of a major exhibition at the Venaria Reale in Turin until January 26th. “Art nouveau. The triumph of Beauty” is an ode to this artistic movement that with its stylized floral forms has overwhelmed and changed the taste of the late nineteenth century, from painting to music. It was 1902…

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Who was Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939)?

During his life Alphonse Mucha was an interior designer and decorator, graphic designer, illustrator and painter, both from poster and paintings. Born in Moravia (Czech Republic, then part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire), he was the son of a bailiff. His father wanted to make him his successor, but his love for drawing since childhood was be…

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Lviv, a hidden gem of Art Nouveau

Lviv is located in the far west of Ukraine, 470km away from its capital Kiev and just 50km from the Polish border. Not only it has a Unesco World Heritage status but it is probably Europe’s most hidden Art Nouveau gem. Sincerely, It looks as if only art and architecture historians are paying some attention to it. When…

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Lutetia Hotel in Paris opened last summer – the Paris Art Nouveau hotel

Hotel Lutetia reopened its doors in Paris last summer after a long rehabilitation process and currently is one of the most popular hotels for the affluent tourists with an interest in Art Nouveau. It embodies the historical beauty of one of the most beautiful cities in the world, Lutetia is a monument to the glory…

One of the most popular Art Nouveau doors ever is under renovation

The popular Belgium Art Noveau “Glassmaker’s House” in Rue du Lac 6, Ixelles is under renovation and not fit for habitation. This private house has circular windows, super stained glass and a lovely 2nd-floor balcony. The house has a monumental staircase Art Nouveau frontage, running along a very large stained glass window, occupying a large part…

Poster for 'Job' cigarette paper (1896)

The triumph of beauty by Mucha – in Turin until January 20

The exhibition showcases posters, paintings, sculptures, furniture and ceramics from the beginning of the twentieth century and is on display from today April 17th it in the Palace of Venaria (Torino, Italy). It examines pivotal role of French artist Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939) telling how he exploited the advertising poster to create a new movement in…

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Alphonse Mucha exhibition in China – In Shangai until July 21

The exhibition “Czech Treasure Art Nouveau Maestro: Aphonse Mucha Retrospective” in Pearl Art Museum, Shangai, is the first major one taking place in China. It features over 200 artworks from the collection, including posters, drawings, decorative works, jewelry and sculpture as well as books and photographs, some of which have never been shown in public…

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Hungarian Art Nouveau: Artists’ Colony of Gödöllő – in Brussels until May 2nd

Last week opened in Brussels the exhibition “Hungarian Art Nouveau: Artists’ Colony of Gödöllő” at the Balassi Institute – Cultural Service of the Embassy of Hungary. You can visit it until May the 2nd and discover some interesting Art Nouveau works. In 1901 Aladár Körösfői-Kriesch together with his friend and brother-in-law, Sándor Nagy, founded their…

Aragón Modernista

The Casino de Huesca, one of the few examples of Art Nouveau in the city

The building of the Círculo Oscense, also called Casino de Huesca was built at the beginning of the 20th century and is one of the most significant works made in Huesca at that time. Commissioned the project to the Catalan architect Ildefons Bonells in 1901 and completed by Ignacio Cano in 1905, is the best…

The enormous impact of Japanese Art

Dear Art Nouveau friends, We want to share with all of you an interesting article from our Linkedin group member Matthew Martin, Curator, International Decorative Arts at NGV National Gallery of Victoria, on the influence of Japanese Art into Art Nouveau: CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE – Japonism to Art Nouveau Many people love…

Cincinnati Art Museum

In Kimono: Refashioning Contemporary Style – Cincinnati from June 28 to September 15

In Cincinnati visitors will experience more than 50 ensembles by Japanese, European and American designers including Coco Chanel, Christian Louboutin, John Galliano, Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen, Rei Kawakubo, Iris van Herpen and Issey Miyake. Organized by the Kyoto Costume Institute in Japan and the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, the exhibition features fashion…

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Art Nouveau in Turin – Liberty Style pictures

Dear Art Nouveau friends, We want to share with all of you an interesting compilation of pictures from Art Nouveau in Torino in an interesting document that was published for the Celebrations of the 150th anniversary of the Unification of Italy: CLICK HERE TO ENJOY a 99-pages document with +100 pictures on ART NOUVEAU IN…

Tassel House BXL

BANAD Festival in Brussels -16 to 31 March 2019

The Art Nouveau and Art Deco BANAD Festival Brussels will take place between March 16th and March 31st. It will allow visitors enter to buildings usually closed to the public and also attend conferences and take part in family activities and fairs all inspired by these old times. As many as forty houses will be…

Vienna exhibition

The best exhibit dedicated to Koloman Moser – Until April 22 at MAK, Vienna, Austria

The MAK is hosting a large exhibition on the centenary of the death of Koloman Moser (1868–1918) to showcase his wide-ranging oeuvre, which covers the disciplines of painting and graphic design, fashion, applied art, interior design and scenography. He was an influential and visionary artist to understand the fin-de-siècle in Vienna and as this is one of…

Ursulines Winter Garden (Belgium, 1900) – The Reason Why

Why did a group of Ursuline sisters in the Flemish countryside decided to build an impressive Art Nouveau winter garden in 1900? CLICK HERE to read the 14-pages article (with pictures) We want to share with all of you an interesting article from Mario Baeck, doctor in art sciences Ghent University. This Art Nouveau hidden gem is…

Bohemia Amphora Pottery

“Art Nouveau Amphora” at Figge Art Museum, Davenport – until June 16

Today the Lewis Gallery at the Figge Art Museum opens the new exhibition Art Nouveau Amphora that will be on display until June 16. The museum is located in Davenport, just 246km (or 153 miles) from Chicago. The exhibit is a collection of magnificent works of artistic pottery displaying sinuous plants, elegant women, youthful maidens, bizarre mythical beasts, venomous…

Art Nouveau exhibit in Canberra, Australia – until 17 March 2019

The exhibition features eight Tiffany lamps, seven of which have been generously lent to the NGA. Louis Comfort Tiffany’s lamp designs are prime examples of the Art nouveau style and embody his belief that art and everyday objects were connected. A selection of prints from plants also reveals the almost endless decorative possibilities that can be derived directly…

Sarah Bernhardt pic

The World of Sarah Bernhardt, Osaka, Japan – until 3 March 2019

This exhibition in Osaka is the first tour in Japan presenting Sarah Bernhardt extensively. The exhibit rediscovers her art and glory and her social influence through contemporary works such as photographs, portraits, posters and Mucha, Lalique, Lautrec. Sara Bernhardt (1840 / 1844-1923), a great actress who captivated people in theater, arts and fashion from the…

Cincinnati Exhibition spring 2019

Paris 1900: City of Entertainment – in Cincinnati starting in March 1st

As commented last August in this website, the exhibition “Paris 1900: City of Entertainment” will be move to the Cincinnati Art Museum this spring, where it will be in display from March 1-May 12, 2019. Until January 6 the exhibition will be still on view at the Frist Art Museum in Nashville. This exhibition allows you to…

New museum in Vienna inside Urania building from December, 10, 2018

It has been announced that from December, 10, 2018, Urania will be the new location for the Kindertransport Museum of Vienna. The museum will tell a history that not many locals know about, and that is unknown for foreigners. Urania building was built in Art Nouveau style next to the Wien River by architect Max Fabiani,…

Otto Wagner

Otto Wagner or Viennese Art Nouveau – until 22/11

We recommend you to watch online the interesting documentary by Rudolf Klingohr titled “Otto Wagner or Viennese Art Nouveau”. You have a month to enjoy it as it is available in Arte website for you until November 22nd. It is in French but with subtitles in several languages. The video is a portrait of the master architect of…

Art show in NYC

TEFAF New York Fall 2018 – NYC, 27-30 Oct. 2018

The third edition of the European Fine Art Fair (TEFAF) New York Fall is going to take place at Park Avenue Armory from October 27-31, 2018. It will Showcase fine and decorative art and jewelry from antiquity to 1920. Some say that TEFAF is the world’s best art fair and, although it is not very…

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Fine Arts & Flowers in Richmond, Virginia, from October 24 to 28

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) in Richmond will hold the exhibition Fine Arts & Flowers from October 24th to 28th, 2018. The biennial museum-wide exhibition features more than 80 original flower arrangements with works from the museum’s permanent collection. Lectures and other special events will accompany the exhibition. According to the VMFA its collection…

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Catalana Occidente buys Gaudí’s Bellesguard Tower for 30 million

Torre Bellesguard, the Art Nouveau building designed between 1900 and 1909 by Antoni Gaudí, changed hands recently after the insurance group Catalana Occidente has agreed to buy it it for more than 33 million euros to the family Guilera, who owned it since 1944. This is a good deal for the owners who had to open it…

William Morris and the Arts & Crafts movement in Great Britain - flowers

William Morris: Designing an Earthly Paradise – Cleveland Museum of Art up to Jan. 13

Nineteenth-century British artist William Morris is primary known for his textile designs. He was part of the so-called Arts and Crafts Movement of the late 19th century, which celebrated handcrafted artisan goods at a time when the industrial revolution threatened to make them obsolete, and his distinctive, intricate patterns drew from nature. The Cleveland Museum…

Alphonse Mucha exhibition – in Paris, until January 27, 2019

These days you can visit the first exhibition dedicated to Alphonse Mucha in Paris since his retrospective at the Grand Palais in 1980. Discover or re-discover this exceptional Czech artist in a show on display in the Musée Luxembourg of the French Capital until the 27th of January. A true icon of the Belle Epoque, Mucha represents the…

Bologna exhibit

Alphonse Mucha in Bologna – from Sept. 29 until January 20

From tomorrow September 29 2018 Bologna will host (for the first time) an important retrospective on the work of Alphonse Mucha. Until 20 January 2019 the halls of Palazzo Pallavicini will display 80 of the most famous works by the Czech artist, including 27 exhibited for the first time in Italy. An interesting Alphonse Mucha’s…

Gustav Klimt

Say it with flowers – in Belvedere, Vienna, until the end of September

If you are in Wien this September and you happen to be fond of flowers, we propose you a visit to the temporary exhibition “Say It with Flowers! Viennese Flower Painting from Waldmüller to Klimt“. Throughout the ages, flower pictures and drawings have been infused with strong symbolic power. In nineteenth-century Vienna, flower painting attained…

Visit Hotel Mezzara in Paris – only September 14 & 15

The Hotel Mezzara, located at the rue Jean de la Fontaine, 60 from Paris (16th arrondissement), is probably the most beautiful Art Nouveau building in Paris but is closed to the public all year long. Luckily for those that will be in Paris next weekend, you can visit for free its interior this Saturday 14…

L’Art nouveau de Strasbourg à Riga – From November 8 to December 8, 2018

The National and University Library of Strasbourg (BNU) will hold a free exhibition about Art Nouveau between November 8 to December 8, 2018. It is a way to promote Art Nouveau amongst the citizens of an Art Nouveau city by itself. An awesome heritage that is becoming more popular for tourists and inhabitants alike. Because of the…

Art Nouveau In The Netherlands

“Art Nouveau In The Netherlands” in The Hague until October 28th

You still have almost a couple of months to visit the interesting exhibition about Art Nouveau in The Netherlands. At the turn from the 19th to the 20th Centuries many artists and designers were seeking new styles and forms of expression. After a century of styles that quoted the past, a new stylistic language was…

Govora baths

Govora Baths in Romania will shine again thanks to EU Funds

The mineral springs resort of Băile Govora in southwestern Romania is working to transform itself yet again into an attractive tourist destination. The resort, which was very popular with local tourists before 1989, has attracted EU funds to refurbish its urban infrastructure and one of the hotels. The re-opening date is still uncertain but it…

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Beyond Klimt in Brussels – from Sept.21 to Jan.20, 2019

Exactly 100 years after the death the fathers of the Viennese Secession (Klimt, Schiele, Moser and Wagner), the exhibition Beyond Klimt investigates the dense exchange of ideas that led to the emergence of avant-garde movements such as surrealism, expressionism, new realism, constructivism, Bauhaus. On show there are works of about 80 artists, besides Klimt and Schiele…

Paris 1900: City of Entertainment – in Tennessee starting in October 12

After summer you can plan a trip to Tennessee to visit the exhibition “Paris 1900: City of Entertainment” at Frist Art Museum. This exhibition will allow you to relive the splendor of the French capital at the Belle Époque times of the Paris Universal Exhibition, when millions visited the site of the International Exposition. At that time Paris was seen…

Liberty exhibition in Scotland

Liberty: Art Fabrics & Fashion – in Edinburgh until January 12, 2018

The exhibition opens to the public today at the Dovecot Gallery in Edinburgh and presenting more than 100 Liberty items. It is part of a touring exhibition originally presented at the Fashion & Textile Museum in London with the aim to celebrate how textiles bring art into everyday life. Liberty’s fashion aesthetic had a great…

This poster illustrates the exhibition that takes place in Nancy

School of Nancy. Art Nouveau & Art Industry – until September 3, 2018  

The exhibition was designed by the Museum of the School of Nancy and illustrates the innovative nature of this living environment, where the most modern technical processes of the time were implemented to produce furniture and objects both functional, with an unprecedented aesthetic, and within reach of all budgets. The main ambition of L’École de Nancy…

Tassel House BXL

Victor Horta’s Imaginary Journey to Havana – Brussels until Sept. 16

The exhibition “Horta’s Imaginary Journey to Havana”, a mirror exhibition of the one presented in La Havana this spring, is presented at the Horta Museum in Brussels until September 16. The Wallonia Region has organised this exhibition composed of drawings by teenagers from the workshop of Barcelona-La Havana Space that took place in Brussels in…

Alphonse Mucha’s 20 Slav Epic artworks exhibited from tomorrow in Prague and Brno

Two weeks ago we confirmed that Alphonse Mucha’s Slav Epic collection had finally found a permanent home in Prague. From 2021 the 20 artworks will be exhibited permanently inside Lapidarium, a 19th-century Art Nouveau building that has been abandoned for decades. Click HERE to read the news we published. All 20 Slav Epic canvases will be presented from…

Tassel House BXL

Victor Horta and Brussels – CIVA – exhibit until the end of 2018

This exhibition, organised by the Directorate of Monuments and Sites in the Brussels Capital Region and open until December 31 of 2018 in the CIVA, provides an overall introduction to the work of architect Victor Horta with a presentation of his major works built in Brussels. John Julius Norwich described him as “undoubtedly the key European…

Finally Mucha is getting the respect that he and his works deserve

Alphonse Mucha’s Slav Epic collection has finally found a permanent home in Prague. The City Hall has approved that these fantastic works will be exhibited permanently inside Lapidarium, a 19th-century Art Nouveau building that has been abandoned for decades. The new gallery is set to cost around 22 million Euros and open by 2021. Mucha said in…

Richard H. Driehaus Museum

Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from the Driehaus Collection – Wisconsin, until Sept. 13

The Paine’s exhibition “Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from the Driehaus Collection” is on view in The Paine (Wisconsin, US) until September 23. This exhibition presents more than 60 works from Louis Comfort Tiffany’s primary artistic production: stained glass windows, lamps, vases, furnishings and accessories. The objects reflect the best of Tiffany’s technical brilliance, endless creativity and…

From batiks to Art Nouveau. The thread that unites east and west

From Indonesian batiks to Art Nouveau – until August 26

From tomorrow up to 26 August of this year Mudec (“Khaled al-Asaad” Space of Cultures) is pleased to present the exhibition project “From batiks to Art Nouveau. The thread that unites east and west“. Curated by the Cultural Paths Association which will showcase a selected research of precious Indonesian batiks coming mainly from private collections, with…

Terrassa Burgeois residence

World Art Nouveau Day: Only on June 10 or all year long?

We welcome the World Art Nouveau Day next Sunday, and the activities that will take next weekend in cities like Szeged, Budapest, Aveiro, Terrassa or Vienna. On such special dates the buildings of this musical style are filled with people and it is difficult to appreciate the wonderfulness of this art. At the same time We…

Architecture in the Danube Region - exhibit FUGA Budapest

Waves of Art Nouveau – Architecture in the Danube Region – Budapest up to June 18

The exhibition Waves of Art Nouveau: Architecture in the Danube Region can be visited from today until June 18th in Budapest. FUGA, Budapest Center of Architecture, displays material that will transport you in a spectacular journey into the Art Nouveau architecture of the Danube region. The Danube flows nearly almost 3,000 kilometres from the Black Forest to the…

St Petersburg - Alexander Gassel

Exhibition: The Art of Alexander Gassel – St Petersburg from May 20

The Museum of Russian Icons presents the contemporary paintings of Russian-American artist and designer Alexander Gassel. Blending the avant-garde with traditional Russian iconography, combining ancient symbols with contemporary subjects, the artist creates surrealist works that reflect his cultural heritage alongside his experience of life in America. The exhibition will start on May 20, 2018 and end on…

Gustav Klimt Digital exhibition

Gustav Klimt Digital exhibition – in Paris, until November 11, 2018

The work of art nouveau painter Gustav Klimt is being brought to life by digital technology in Paris. In an amazing experience for Art Nouveau lovers, visitors can walk into and over paintings projected around a warehouse in a 35 minute moving sequence. Organizers say the gallery is the biggest of its kind in the world….

Alphonse Mucha’s Slav Epic Exhibit in Japan had 657k visitors in 2017

Origins One of the most important figures in the Art Nouveau movement was Alphonse Mucha. Alphons Mucha spent many years working on The Slav Epic cycle, which he considered his life’s masterwork. The Slav Epic is a series of twenty monumental canvases (the largest measuring over 6 by 8 metres) depicting the history of the Slav people and civilisation….

Guided visit The awakening of La Pedrera

La Pedrera (Antoni Gaudí) a masterpiece of nature – new vídeo

We want to show you a very inspiring video clearly representing the inspiration of Gaudí about the elements of nature. It is well known that Nature was the inspiration for the work of Antoni Gaudí. Some quotes that have been attribute to him are: There are no straight lines or sharp corners in nature. Therefore,…

William Morris and the Arts & Crafts movement in Great Britain

Two exhibits, in Riga in Barcelona, about the influences of Art Nouveau

We welcome two temporary exhibits about movements that influenced Art Nouveau, one in Barcelona (on display and open until the 21st May) and the other one in Riga (starting the 4th of May). “William Morris and the Arts & Crafts movement in Great Britain” in Barcelona, from 22nd February to 21st May The Arts and Crafts movement,…

“Collecting Nature” by Emile Gallé in Tokio until July 16th 2018

French glass artist Emile Gallé (1846-1904) was a key figure of French Art Nouveau, the decorative arts movement that became popular during the late 19th century. Captivated by Japanese aesthetics and inspired by botany and biology, Emile Gallé used natural organic forms drawn from nature, oceanography and sea ecology. By experimenting with technique, he created colorful…

Poster for 'Job' cigarette paper (1896)

Alphonse Mucha in Denmark until June 3rd 2018

We recommend you an attractive exhibition in the ARKEN Museum for Moderne Kunst in Ishøj (20 km West from Copenhagen). Open until June 3rd, the exhibit helps visitors explore the combination of the commercial and spiritual that made Alphonse Mucha works massively popular. The exhibition puts special emphasis on a particular medium – one that held a…

Rua da Galeria de Paris no Porto

New Art Nouveau Private Tours in Porto!

Thirty years ago Porto was dying, now the city is full of people and alive like never before. Although many believe that Art Deco it the prevailing art style, we strongly believe that Art Noveau, Arte Nova, as it is called in Portugal, is also an important style. We want to inspire you to visit…

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