Alphonse Mucha’s Slav Epic Exhibit in Japan had 657k visitors in 2017

Origins One of the most important figures in the Art Nouveau movement was Alphonse Mucha. Alphons Mucha spent many years working on The Slav Epic cycle, which he considered his life’s masterwork. The Slav Epic is a series of twenty monumental canvases (the largest measuring over 6 by 8 metres) depicting the history of the Slav people and civilisation….

Guided visit The awakening of La Pedrera

La Pedrera (Antoni Gaudí) a masterpiece of nature – new vídeo

We want to show you a very inspiring video clearly representing the inspiration of Gaudí about the elements of nature. It is well known that Nature was the inspiration for the work of Antoni Gaudí. Some quotes that have been attribute to him are: There are no straight lines or sharp corners in nature. Therefore,…

William Morris and the Arts & Crafts movement in Great Britain

Two exhibits, in Riga in Barcelona, about the influences of Art Nouveau

We welcome two temporary exhibits about movements that influenced Art Nouveau, one in Barcelona (on display and open until the 21st May) and the other one in Riga (starting the 4th of May). “William Morris and the Arts & Crafts movement in Great Britain” in Barcelona, from 22nd February to 21st May The Arts and Crafts movement,…

“Collecting Nature” by Emile Gallé in Tokio until July 16th 2018

French glass artist Emile Gallé (1846-1904) was a key figure of French Art Nouveau, the decorative arts movement that became popular during the late 19th century. Captivated by Japanese aesthetics and inspired by botany and biology, Emile Gallé used natural organic forms drawn from nature, oceanography and sea ecology. By experimenting with technique, he created colorful…

Poster for 'Job' cigarette paper (1896)

Alphonse Mucha in Denmark until June 3rd 2018

We recommend you an attractive exhibition in the ARKEN Museum for Moderne Kunst in Ishøj (20 km West from Copenhagen). Open until June 3rd, the exhibit helps visitors explore the combination of the commercial and spiritual that made Alphonse Mucha works massively popular. The exhibition puts special emphasis on a particular medium – one that held a…

Rua da Galeria de Paris no Porto

New Art Nouveau Private Tours in Porto!

Thirty years ago Porto was dying, now the city is full of people and alive like never before. Although many believe that Art Deco it the prevailing art style, we strongly believe that Art Noveau, Arte Nova, as it is called in Portugal, is also an important style. We want to inspire you to visit…

Art Nouveau In The Netherlands

“Art Nouveau In The Netherlands” in The Hague from April 21st

From the 1890s through the turn of the century, there was a flourishing of new, imaginative art and craft throughout Europe that we now know as Art Nouveau. The Netherlands experienced an inventive variant of this art and design phenomenon, but until now it has been largely overshadowed by its counterparts in other countries, especially…