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

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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 art

Through creating replicas of Parisian living spaces, the exhibition also narrates art and everyday life with an innovative display that recreates atmosphere and furnishings of the time.

Tickets for the exhibition Art Nouveau go from free for children to 4€ per student and up to 14€ full ticket for adults. For more info about this exhibit CLICK HERE.

Turin, the first capital of Italy, was the the undisputed capital of Stile Liberty and this art style answered the drive for modernity and internationalism while not excluding the knowledge based on local, and sometimes ancient, traditions of craftsmanship.

The Palace of Venaria is a former royal residence and gardens located in Venaria Reale, near Turin in the Metropolitan City of Turin of the Piedmont region in northern Italy. With 80,000m² in palace area and over 950.000m² in premises, it is one the largest palaces in the world. It is one of the Residences of the Royal House of Savoy, included in the UNESCO Heritage List in 1997. Venaria Palace is one of the must-see attractions, not only in Turin, but in Italy. It is rated by several experts as more impressive than the Palace of Versailles.

Art Nouveau was an artistic movement that, rejecting realism and scientific thought, pursued dreamlike and visionary worlds, relying on soft and sinuous line to accentuate elegant decorations.

Discover plenty of pics from Italian Liberty Style in the Pinterest account of reference by clicking in this LINK.

You can choose the Turin Art Nouveau Private Tour that better suits you HERE.

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