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)
The Four
Herbert McNair
Margaret MacDonald
Frances MacDonald


Scotland Street 

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