Monday, 16 March 2015
Art Nouveau, Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the Modern
Art Nouveau was a movement in the visual arts popular from the early 1890s to 1914.
It is viewed by some as the first self-conscious attempt to create a modern style. Its influence can be found in painting, sculpture, jewellery, metalwork, glass and ceramics.
Arthur Heygate Mackmurdo (England, 1851-1942), Wren's City Churches, cover 1883: often cited among incunabula of Art Nouveau.
Aubrey Vincent Beardsley (1872 –1898)
Victor Horta (1861 – 1947) Hôtel Tassel, Brussels 1892-3
Henry Van de Velde, (1863 - 1957)
Siegfried Bing / “L’Art Nouveau” Gallery or Maison de l’Art Nouveau
Émile Gallé (1846 –1904) Art Glass
Hector Guimard 1867 – 1942 Metro stations.
Antoni Gaudí (1852 – 1926) Barcelona, a gothic revivalist turned individualist Modernist.
Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868- 1928)