Art Nouveau – Take Two

Posted: September 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

Really cool


When I say art nouveau I bet you think of Mucha or maybe more specifically, this image:

Winding, elegant, organic lines, temperate colors of mustard yellow, dark red, olive, rich purples, and motifs of flowers, vine tendrils, insect wings, and nature. Art Nouveau was considered a “total style,” which means that it includes a large range of design: architecture, interior design, decorative arts, furniture, textiles, jewelry and other household objects, as well as visual arts. Art Nouveau, French for, “New Art” was influenced strongly by Czech artist Alphonse Mucha and was most popular during 1890–1910. For a while, this period was coined the “Mucha Style.”

Now that you all have the briefest description of Art Nouveau that I can give you, I want to ask: Do you ever see art nouveau anymore? What happened to it?

It’s true, the movement kind of disappeared after 1910 but the applied arts and architecture still remains and…

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