art nouveau or art deco

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

Art Nouveau (1880-1914) and Art Deco (1920-1940) are very distinct movements with a different look but are often confused, maybe because both start with “Art”. Only a small percentage of people can distinguish them. Are you one of them? Both the Art Nouveau and Art Deco movements emerged as reactions to major world events; the Industrial Revolution and World…

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…

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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,…

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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…