S: Art Nouveau
FC: ART NOUVEAU | Mission Statement | my objective in choosing the subject of art nouveau, is to express and help the general public take notice and point out art Nouveau, for it is an important part of art history.
1: ART NOUVEAU | By Shelby Love | Enjoy
2: I love this poster by Alfons Mucha. created for the play Gismonda. This poster of the actress Sara Bernhart became very popular giving birth to the Nouveau art style.
4: Alphonse Mucha | Alphonse Mucha is probably one of my favorite Artists! His attention to detail, colors and photorealism is awesome. He was a decorative artist but is best known for his posters of women in natural settings.
5: Here we see bold simple lines used to define flat planes of color.
6: Mucha produced many lithograph posters of beautiful women in flowing gownswith flowers that sometimes formed halos around their heads.
7: Notice how the garments affine and hair play impornt rolesin the art work to help give it the fairytale flow and to bring attention.
8: I do not know who this artist is but I like how the artist used Art Nouveau elements with a modern twist. I really like how a halo was created with the diver's helmiets. | By Aaron Scamihorn
9: Instead of just painting on canvas or sculpting in traditional materials Art Nouvea artist found ways to make everyday objects pieces of art. A door knocker becomes a dragonfly; an entryway can be framed with vines. I really like the Paris subway entrances by Hector Guimard.
10: Subway entrances by Hector Guimaro are probably his best known works of art. 86 of them are still in use. I like how he ised iron, bronze and glass to create organic forms like vines and flowers.
11: Rene Lalique | John Anthony | More everyday objects that were turned into works of art. Instead of using traditional gemstones artist used opals, ivory, molded glass, and semiprecious stones.
12: Decorative Arts for the Body I feel tattoos embrace Art Nouveau ideas of decorating everyday objects even our body itself! | The term "Whiplash refers to the characteristic curves employed by Art Nouveau artists. Such decorative whiplash motifs formed by dynamic, undulating and flowing lines are found throughout the architecture, painting, sculpture and many other forms of Art Nouveau design like these tattoos!
13: Here are some incredible Art Nouveau tattoos that showcase common characteristics of this decorative style. | Organic Subject Matter: Art Nouveau artist employee plenty of flowers, leaves, vines, grass, seaweed, insects and other organic images in their jewelry, paintings, windows and architecture.
15: Sunday I visited the Virginia Museum Of Fine Art to see their Art Deco and Art Nouveau exhibits. | Tiffany Favrile glass punch Bowl. This bowl won the Grand prize at the 1900 Worlds Fair | Adornment for the body by Alphonse Mucha.
16: Sarah Bernhardt's self portrait as a Sphinx. She was an actress, supporter of and favorite subject of Alphonse Mucha.
17: This bedroom suite by Louis Majorello was a gift of Sydney and Frances Lewis. It was in their home until they donated it to the museum! Can you imagine!.
18: THE END.