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  Art Nouveau Jewelry and Art Nouveau Reproductions, Gifts and typical Souvenirs from Brussels, Fashion Accessories at ...
Art Nouveau Jewelry and Art Nouveau Reproductions, Haute Couture Fashion accessories, costume Jewellery in glass beads handmade in Venice, exclusive and stilish Art Nouveau Gifts, Vases in crystal, pewter, blown-glass or porcelain and Home Collections: Brussels "1900", Klimt, Mucha, Horta Style, typical and original Belgian Art Nouveau Souvenirs from Brussels and Belgium.
Exclusive exhibition on the Viennese Art Nouveau movement, Wiener Secession, wich influenced, by its innovative and more geometrical art nouveau style, notorious Belgian artists and architects from the end of the 19th century throughout modernity.
In the heart of the Sablon district, Senses Art Nouveau boutique was created in 1998 in order to offer enthousiasts of this movement, the capital of which is Brussels, a choice of affordable reproductions of Art Nouveau objects and fashion accessories.
www.senses-artnouveau.com   (1090 words)

  
  Art Nouveau - Art Nouveau Art
Art Nouveau was known in France as style Guimard, after French designer Hector Guimard; in Italy as the stile Floreale (floral style); stile Liberty, after British Art Nouveau designer Arthur Lasenby Liberty; in Spain as Modernisme; in Austria as Sezessionstil (Vienna Secession); and in Germany as Jugendstil.
Art Nouveau had its deepest influence on a variety of art and design movements that continued to explore integrated design, including De Stijl, a Dutch design movement in the 1920s, and the German Bauhaus school in the 1920s and 1930s.
French for "The New Art." An art movement and style of decoration and architecture of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, characterized particularly by the curvilinear depiction of leaves and flowers, often in the form of vines...
www.huntfor.com /arthistory/c19th/artnouveau.htm   (931 words)

  
  Art Nouveau - MSN Encarta
Hallmarks of the art nouveau style are flat, decorative patterns; intertwined organic forms such as stems or flowers; an emphasis on handcrafting as opposed to machine manufacturing; the use of new materials; and the rejection of earlier styles.
Art nouveau was known in France as style Guimard, after French designer Hector Guimard; in Italy as the stile floreale (floral style) or stile Liberty, after British art nouveau designer Arthur Lasenby Liberty; in Spain as modernisme; in Austria as Sezessionstil (secession style); and in Germany as Jugendstil (youth style).
Art nouveau took hold in a number of German-speaking cities, the most prominent of which were Munich, Darmstadt, and Weimar in Germany, and Vienna in Austria.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761569730/Art_Nouveau.html   (1290 words)

  
  Art Nouveau - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Art nouveau /ɑʀ nuvo/ (French for "new art") is a style in art, architecture and design that peaked in popularity at the beginning of the 20th century.
Art Nouveau was also a force in Eastern Europe, with the influence of Alfons Mucha in Prague and Moravia (part of the modern Czech Republic) and Latvian Romanticism (Riga, the capital of Latvia, is home to over 800 Art Nouveau buildings).
Jewelry of the Art Nouveau period revitalised the jeweller's art, with nature as the principal source of inspiration, complemented by new levels of virtuosity in enamelling and the introduction of new materials, such as opals and semi-precious stones.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Art_Nouveau   (975 words)

  
 Art Nouveau   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Hallmarks of the art nouveau style are flat, decorative patterns; intertwined organic forms such as stems or flowers; an emphasis on handcrafting as opposed to machine manufacturing; the use of new materials; and the rejection of earlier styles.
Art nouveau was known in France as style Guimard, after French designer Hector Guimard; in Italy as the stile floreale (floral style) or stile Liberty, after British art nouveau designer Arthur Lasenby Liberty; in Spain as modernisme; in Austria as Sezessionstil (secession style); and in Germany as Jugendstil (youth style).
Art nouveau took hold in a number of German-speaking cities, the most prominent of which were Munich, Darmstadt, and Weimar in Germany, and Vienna in Austria.
home.arcor.de /oscar.wilde/lifetime/art_nouveau.htm   (1946 words)

  
 Art Nouveau Glass from the Glass Encyclopedia
Art Nouveau was a style of decoration popular in the 1890's and 1900's lasting until War broke out in Europe in 1914.
Art Nouveau glass was made by many great artists, including Emile Galle, Louis C. Tiffany, the Daum brothers at Daum Nancy, Muller Freres, Loetz, and the Powells at Whitefriars(amongst others).
Art Nouveau was in part a reaction to the Victorian passion for imitating earlier styles like Classical and Renaissance, Baroque and Rococco styles.
www.glassencyclopedia.com /artnouveauglass.html   (548 words)

  
 The Home of Qdesign. (Art Nouveau)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Art Nouveau resurrected the interlacing lines of Celtic art and the fluid arches and curves of Gothic architecture in exuberant style, but the arts and artifacts of Japan were the crucial inspiration - along with with the legacy of the Arts and Crafts movement.
Art Nouveau took the Arts and Crafts ‘unity across disciplines’ ideal of unity and harmony across the various fine arts and crafts media and effectively made it happen as the style was adopted throughout the visual and applied arts.
He was the most acclaimed architect of the Art Nouveau style in Belgium, using whiplash linear form and swirling convoluted patterns in the ironwork balustrades and mosaic tiled floors of the Hotel Tassel in Brussels.
www.qdesign.co.nz /designhist_artnou.html   (2898 words)

  
 Art Periods in France: ART NOUVEAU
Art Nouveau {ahr noo-voh'}, a French term meaning new art, refers to a style of architecture, of commercial and decorative art, and, to some extent, a style of painting and sculpture that was popular about 1900.
Art Nouveau was a rich, voluptuous style that appealed to an enlightened elite, to personalities such as Sarah Bernhardt and Loie Fuller, and to the nouveaux riches, whose tastes, uninhibited by tradition, encouraged designers to stylistic excesses.
Art Nouveau was incorporated in the rebellious psychedelic style of the 1960s and finally achieved its place as a significant style in the history of modern art.
www.discoverfrance.net /France/Art/nouveau.shtml   (1493 words)

  
 University of Kentucky Art Museum
Art Nouveau and the fin-de-siècle period (roughly 1885-1914) have been explored extensively in recent museum exhibitions, scholarship, and revivals of the style.
The legacies of Art Nouveau echo through the 20th and into the 21st centuries, from the integrated interiors of Frank Lloyd Wright to Surrealism to the psychedelic art of the 1960s to contemporary stream-of-consciousness video art.
Art Nouveau is a widely appealing style of art, incorporating beautiful colors and shapes, exquisite textures, and – on the surface – simple messages about nature.
www.uky.edu /ArtMuseum/art_nouveau.html   (1133 words)

  
 Art Nouveau Jewelry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The representation of the female head with long flowing hair is prevalent during the Art Nouveau period.
Jewelry which was created during the Art Nouveau period embodied art for the sake of art, as well as a dramatic trend in fashion.
A creamy white freshwater pearl is suspended from this Nouveau 1910 nymph pendant and brooch.
www.topazery.com /artnouveau-jewelry.htm   (871 words)

  
 Art Nouveau
Art Nouveau, traces of which are discernible in the art of the Pre-Raphaelites and even in that of the 18th-century visionary poet William Blake, grew out of tenets consolidated by the Arts and Crafts Movement founded by William Morris in 1861.
An excellent example of Art Nouveau is seen in the famous Pont Alexandre III in Paris that spans the River Seine and connects the Champs-Elysées quarter and the Invalides and Eiffel Tower quarter.
Art Nouveau was a pivotal development in the history of art, particularly in architecture.
arthistory.heindorffhus.dk /frame-Style19-ArtNouveau.htm   (1246 words)

  
 Art Nouveau, 2002
Art Nouveau was an artistic weaving together of traditional influences- Japanese, the Arts and Crafts movement, medieval manuscript illumination, Rococo line and composition- into an innovative synthesis emphasizing natural imagery in an era of industrialization.
This house was declared the first sign of High Art Nouveau, since the completeness of the house was enough beauty in itself to be cause for celebration: “…it combined architecture and decoration, structure and ornament, the two-dimensional and the three-dimensional, in other words the total work of art” (Schmutzler 69).
This art form is translated and interrelated in to a large portion of the Art Nouveau art.
www.discovery.mala.bc.ca /web/gabourynd/ArtNouveau.htm   (2532 words)

  
 Art Nouveau @ ARTinaClick.com
Art Nouveau is a style that developed at the end of the 19th century and ended around World War I with the rise in popularity of Art Deco.
Art Nouveau was in many ways a response to the Industrial Revolution.
Art Nouveau designers also believed that all the arts should work in harmony to create a "total work of art," or Gesamtkunstwerk: buildings, furniture, textiles, clothes, and jewelry all conformed to the priciples of Art Nouveau.
static.artinaclick.com /artnouveau   (154 words)

  
 Art Nouveau Art - Artists, Artworks and Biographies
Art Nouveau had unique identities in each country, which sometimes created opposition between the varying nations and artists.
The aim of Art Nouveau was to eliminate the distinction between the major and minor arts.
Art Nouveau was a mainly a response to the Industrial Revolution.
wwar.com /masters/movements/art_nouveau.html   (377 words)

  
 ART NOUVEAU JEWELRY, JEWELLERY ART NOUVEAU , Introduction to ART NOUVEAU JEWELRY by Senses-artnouveau.com
The Art Nouveau artists were not shy about the naked body, contrary to their predecessors, and the Art Nouveau style is often described as a feminine one.
As with architecture, the Art Nouveau Jewelers exeprimented with new forms, new materials and new techniques as the final objective was the originality and beauty of the jewel, not only the intrinsic value of the materials used.
The leading Art Nouveau jewelers, Louis Comfort TIFFANY, Karl Fabergé, René Lalique, Philippe WOLFERS and Georges Fouquet, among others, created extraordinarily beautiful and original jewels inspired by natural and mythological themes: enchanted women, mythical beasts, superb insects and exotic flowers were all common motifs.
www.senses-artnouveau.com /art-nouveau-jewelry.php   (992 words)

  
 Symbolism in Art Nouveau
Today Art Nouveau is regarded as the name of an International decorative style that broke away from previous historic academic styles in favour of originality.
The symbolic Art Nouveau alluded to the epitome of weakness and vulnerability, temptation and degeneracy.
The power and use of symbols in Art Nouveau were taken to the extremes of decadence in exploitation of eroticism and may have contributed to its downfall just prior to the outbreak of hostilities in World War I. These factors were recognised as a destabilising factor right across ideological spectrum.
www.antiquevaluers.co.uk /old_harlequins/articles/nouveau.html   (2872 words)

  
 Art Nouveau World Wide Server HOME PAGE
Art Nouveau is the French/Belgian name of an art movement in reaction to the academical schools at the end of the XIXth century (1894-1914).
By "Art Nouveau", I mean all the avant-garde movements during the period 1894-1914 in reaction to the academic and historical point of view.
Art Nouveau, if defined as a decorative style, was already declining since the middle of the first decade.
perso.wanadoo.fr /artnouveau/en   (668 words)

  
 art nouveau - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
ART NOUVEAU [art nouveau], decorative-art movement centered in Western Europe.
It began in the 1880s as a reaction against the historical emphasis of mid-19th-century art, but did not survive World War I. Art nouveau originated in London and was variously called Jugendstil in Germany, Sezessionstil in Austria, and Modernismo in Spain.
In general it was most successfully practiced in the decorative arts: furniture, jewelry, and book design and illustration.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-artnouve.html   (361 words)

  
 Art Nouveau
It existed in all genres, but the decorative arts were centrally responsible for its inventions and its fullest expression." The key motivation was modernity in the arts as a recognition and expression of a technically, economically and politically changing world.
The German Art Nouveau intellectual Julius Meier-Graefe stated that "if the uses of art change, art itself must change." One aspect was the equality among the arts and their orchestration into unified ensembles: Gesamtkunstwerk was the keyword (a term first applied in the fin-de-siècle context to the music of Richard Wagner).
Based on national, re-actualized and often rural traditions of arts and crafts, a new vision of art, architecture and design was to be born.
www.cosmopolis.ch /english/cosmo7/artnouveau.htm   (839 words)

  
 R.F. Moeller Jeweler: Estate Jewelry Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Some of the ingredients that make Art Nouveau jewelry so emotionally beautiful are the use of subtle color and shading, suggestion of form, delicate turning and mystical imagery.
The Art Nouveau movement, although short lived (approximately 1890 through 1910) made a lasting impact on the jewelry industry which is still felt today.
The style of Art Nouveau jewelry was a radical change from the somberness and adherence to strict rules which characterized both French and English jewellery in the 1860's and 1870's.
www.rfmoeller.com /estate/artnouve.htm   (755 words)

  
 Art Nouveau
It was an extraordinary movement in art history from the end of the nineteenth century and lasted from about 1880 to 1915.
Art Nouveau was an International modern art movement and had different names in different languages.
Art historians tend to interprete this new movement as a natural reaction to the Industrial Revolution.
www.artelino.com /articles/art_nouveau.asp   (686 words)

  
 Art Nouveau
Art Nouveau, 1890-1914, explores a new style in the visual arts and architecture that developed in Europe and North America at the end of the nineteenth century.
Art Nouveau was in many ways a response to the Industrial Revolution.
Art Nouveau designers also believed that all the arts should work in harmony to create a "total work of art," or Gesamtkunstwerk: buildings, furniture, textiles, clothes, and jewelry all conformed to the principles of Art Nouveau.
www.nga.gov /feature/nouveau/exhibit_intro.htm   (267 words)

  
 ArtLex on Art Nouveau
- French for "The New Art." An international art movement and style of decoration and architecture of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, characterized particularly by the curvilinear depiction of leaves and flowers, often in the form of vines.
Art Nouveau is known in Germany as Jugenstil and in England as Yellow Book Style, and epitomizes what is sometimes called fin de siècle style.
Art Nouveau at Artchive has a description of the Art Nouveau movement with links to information about Gustav Klimt, Aubrey Beardsley, and Alphonse Mucha.
www.artlex.com /ArtLex/a/artnouveau.html   (1733 words)

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