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Lviv, in Ukraine, a hidden gem of Art Nouveau

Lviv is located in the far west of Ukraine, 470km away from its capital Kiev and just 50km from the Polish border. Not only it has a Unesco World Heritage status but it is probably Europe’s most hidden Art Nouveau gem. Sincerely, It looks as if only art and architecture historians are paying some attention to it. When…

About the names of Art Nouveau (work in progress)

Since Art Nouveau became popular in various countries in Europe, the movement gained different regional and sometimes even local names. Most popular names are Art Nouveau, Jugedstil, Secession, Modernisme and Moderisme, but more name exist all over the world. Austria: Secessionstil, Sezessionstil, Secession or Sezession or Viennese Secession Belgium: Art Nouveau Catalonia: Modernisme Czech Republic…

New museum in Vienna inside Urania building from December, 10, 2018

It has been announced that from December, 10, 2018, Urania will be the new location for the Kindertransport Museum of Vienna. The museum will tell a history that not many locals know about, and that is unknown for foreigners. Urania building was built in Art Nouveau style next to the Wien River by architect Max Fabiani,…

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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…

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How many Art Nouveau destinations exist in Europe? +1,000!

If you’re a fan of Art Nouveau, or simply a lover of architecture or art history, you may wonder how many cities or villages have buildings in this art style. There are some articles about the “Top 5 or Top 10 Art Nouveau destinations in the world” and they always include places like Prague, Paris,…