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“Alphonse Mucha: Master of Art Nouveau”at Cedar Rapids Museum until Sept 1st

The exhibition “Alphonse Mucha: Master of Art Nouveau”, featuring pieces from the esteemed Dhawan Collection in Los Angeles, will grace the Petrik Gallery until September 1st. This event mirrors the significance of the previous Mucha exhibition, which attracted visitors from across the country to the museum’s relocated site following the 2008 flood. The exhibit at the…

Long-Lost Klimt Portrait Surfaces and Fetches £26 Million at Auction

Gustav Klimt’s “Portrait of Fräulein Lieser,” thought lost for nearly a century, recently emerged and fetched £26m at auction in Vienna. Held by im Kinsky auction house, the bidding commenced at £23m, ultimately settling within the anticipated range of £25m-£42m. The buyer’s identity remains undisclosed. The auction house hailed the rediscovery as a sensation, emphasizing…

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How many Art Nouveau destinations exist in Europe? +1,000!

If you’re a fan of Art Nouveau, or simply a lover of architecture or art history, you may wonder how many cities or villages have buildings in this art style. There are some articles about the “Top 5 or Top 10 Art Nouveau destinations in the world” and they always include places like Prague, Paris,…

The Bagués Hotel in Barcelona features 27 Émile Gallé vases

Located on La Rambla, the establishment of the Derby Hotels Collection reinforces its connection to art nouveau with a permanent exhibition of 27 vases by the prestigious Émile Gallé and contemporary artists. Since its opening in 2010 right on La Rambla, the Hotel Bagués has stood as a tribute to modernism. This ambition of the…

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Art Nouveau: A Celebration of Nature’s Beauty

Flourishing from roughly 1890 to 1914, Art Nouveau was an international artistic movement that embraced organic forms and rebelled against the rigid styles that dominated 19th-century art. Central to Art Nouveau was the sinuous line, mimicking the flowing curves of plants and flowers. This organic aesthetic found its way into various mediums, transforming everyday objects…

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Art Nouveau: A Guide to Identifying the Style

Art Nouveau was a late 19th- and early 20th-century art movement that emphasized flowing curves, organic forms, and attention to detail. It is characterized by its use of floral motifs, stained glass, and metalwork. Art Nouveau architecture can be found in many cities around the world, including Barcelona, Brussels, Vienna, Glasgow, and Riga. If you’re…