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…

beautiful mucha painting

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…

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…