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22 articles tagged "art nouveau"
Abel Landry's Armchair Joins the Musée d'Orsay
It might not have come top of the bidding at the Cannes sale of 26 October, but a highly unusual armchair was perhaps the real star of the occasion.…
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Mucha Gets Top Billing
Mucha will be occupying the Musée du Luxembourg over the winter. Meanwhile, auctions have been featuring his iconic works all year round: proof of…
A Winged Woman by Lalique; A Bull After Giambologna
When a bronze woman with outsize wings by René Lalique landed in Châtellerault, in the Vienne département , she was eagerly awaited, as she rarely…
Félix Marcilhac, a Great Name in Art Deco, Has Passed Away
It is the end of an era. On 28 January, Félix Marcilhac, 78, died while napping at home in Marrakech with his German shepherd, César, at his side.…
The Villa Majorelle: Totally Art Nouveau
The amazing Villa Majorelle in Nancy stands at the crossroads between the arts and industry. Restored and refurnished, it is now open to the public.…
The Decorative Arts According to Majorelle, Arman and Van der Meeren
Formal approaches contrasted on the Côte d'Opale, like the quirky, musical world of the iconoclastic sculptor and the nature-inspired environment of…
Lalique: An Expression of Love
René Lalique's love ring: a refined celebration of Art Nouveau modernism.
Art Nouveau Master Hector Guimard and the Smell of Success
This perfume bottle designed by Hector Guimard achieved a beautiful result.
Cartier and Lalique Flying High
Two inspired visions: Japan for Lalique in the early 20 th century, China for Cartier 80 years later
2021 Opens with "Drouot Déco"
The year’s first installment of "Drouot Déco", a regular exhibition co-organized by auction house experts, is on view in Room 2 through January 25th.…
A Rare Landmark in Josef Hoffmann's Career
It is highly likely that this rare cabinet by Josef Hoffmann was presented at the Spring Exhibition of Austrian Decorative Arts of 1912. If so, it…
An Interior by Majorelle
In their home, two collectors created a speaking ode to the plant world through Art Nouveau, including through pieces by Nancy-based designer Louis…
Spotlight on Hoffmann
André Lurçat, Max Ingrand, Gilbert Poillerat and others successfully showcased the modernity of 20 th -century decorative arts.
Farewell to Jean-Pierre Camard, the First 20th-century Decorative Arts Expert
The expert Jean-Pierre Camard passed away in February. He was the first to specialize in Art Nouveau and Art Deco, fields that have soared in popularity.…
Ernst Haeckel, the Zoologist Who Inspired 20th-Century Art
The 19th-century German scientist, who coined the word "ecology," is one of the heroes of Laura Bossi's exhibition "Origins of the World" at the Musée…
Decorchemont: Records and Preemptions
The sale of French Senator Paulin Daudé’s decorative arts collection was a resounding success. Excellent results rewarded his eclectic choices.
The Wings and Legs of Art Nouveau
The alliance of Georges Fouquet and Alfons Mucha produced a piece of unparalleled grace, whose flight was as successful as expected.
The Château de Trévarez: A Magnificent Soul
In the heart of Finistère, in Brittany, the Château de Trévarez is a fine reminder of the Belle Époque, though one scarred by World War II. Built by…
Majorelle and Daum’s Delicate Blossoms
A joint Art Nouveau creation by Majorelle and Daum shone out in all its glory, while Art Deco revealed its sober lines and precious materials.
An Art Nouveau Snail for MAD in Paris
Good things are worth the wait. This quirky teapot adorned with a snail joins the collections of the Paris Museum of Decorative Arts (MAD).
Eugène Gaillard, Samuel Bing and Émile Gérard: An Art Nouveau Trio for the 1900 Exhibition
The destiny of three men converged on this iconic piece of Art Nouveau furniture: a unique work for the 1900 Universal Exhibition. The story is one…
Lalique’s Inspired Art Nouveau Jewelry
At this Chartres sale, watches and jewelry rivaled each other in originality, especially a brooch depicting one of Lalique’s muses with swirling hair.…
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