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…

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…

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…

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…

Masia Freixa modernisme Terrassa

6 Art Nouveau destinations you may not know about

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. 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, Budapest, Barcelona, Paris,…