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…

Aubrey Beardsley at Tate Modern, London – until May 25th

The largest exhibition of Aubrey Beardsley drawings for 50 years is on display since March 4th and until May 25th in London’s Tate Modern. This will be the first exhibition dedicated to this author at Tate since 1923, and the largest display of his original drawings in Europe since the seminal 1966 exhibition at the…

Which movements influenced Art Nouveau? (test your skills)

Many people love Art Nouveau but only a few can distinguish what inspired and influenced this Art Style and what didn’t. Check if you are one of them. Before testing your skills on what influenced Art Nouveau, let us describe Art Nouveau (1880-1914). It means “new art” and embraced Europe’s new industrial aesthetic rather than…