art nouveau

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a French school of art and architecture popular in the 1890s

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The Albion in Upper Gate Street is famous for retaining its original art deco and art nouveau features, and for its open coal fires.
It was basically another term for Art Nouveau, or New Art, a term coined in France, where the movement began.
CHOICE Curator of European Fine Art at the Walker Art Gallery, Xanthe Brooke, explains: "The works of Alphonse Mucha are undoubtedly some of the most widely-recognised examples of the Art Nouveau style, and still a popular choice for interior decoration and design.
JP Kayser and Son, of Krefeld, near Dusseldorf, proved to be one of the most active advocates of the new organic Art Nouveau style, while elsewhere, the 1890s witnessed the emergence of "art pewter" in many manufacturers' catalogues.
Critique: Art Nouveau is considered a "total" art style, embracing architecture, graphic art, interior design, and most of the decorative arts including jewellery, furniture, textiles, household silver and other utensils and lighting, as well as the fine arts.
Vitrine after vitrine houses careful assemblages of rare and dazzling glass and crystal--19th-century opalines, paperweights, art nouveau cameo glass and pate de verre.
Small insects and birds were also key motifs in the Art Nouveau movement.
But among his runners-up are two Art Nouveau classics - the Black Friar in central London and The Phil - Liverpool's Philharmonic Dining Rooms - famed for its pink marble gents' loos.
With the collection being displayed in the store for only two days, I hope I'll be able to examine all the subtleties of this Art Nouveau work.
ANTIQUES including champagne bottle holders and an art nouveau jewellery box worth an estimated pounds 40,000 have been stolen from a shop in Cowbridge.
Lalique en Francia la reaparecio, aportando al Art Nouveau y al Art Deco, ligeras piezas nacidas de la naturaleza que le sirvio de inspiracion.
New York, United States, Mar 26, 2012 - (ABN Newswire) - (Global Fashion Wire) - Perth clothing label Mec & The Maid will be conveying their love of classic style by bringing the art nouveau period into the future this Spring/Summer.
This had a notable impact on Western decorative arts, greatly influencing two major artistic movements in Europe, namely aestheticism and art nouveau.
The ROM's research library is home to an exceptional collection of rare books and prints from the Art Nouveau and Art Deco periods, dating from 1900 to 1930.