- Measure +
High 34 cm / 13.39 in Diameter 20 cm / 7.87 in
Designer / Information
The name "Art Nouveau" in French means "new art". It is also known as Jugendstil in Germany. In contrast, in Vienna and in Italy, "Liberty style". The Art Nouveau designs used curvilinear sinuous asymmetrical lines, often based on plant forms. and feminine silhouettes. The style was used in architecture, interior design, glass, jewelry, sculpture, painting, posters and illustration. Introduced new materials such as opals and semi-precious stones Art Nouveau had its greatest impetus in the 1900 Universal Exhibition in Paris. After that, it spread throughout Europe, USA and Australia In Paris you can see the entries in metro are of Hector Guimard and Émile Gallé. Some artists are: Gustav Klimt, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Alphonse Mucha, René Lalique, Antoni Gaudí and Louis Comfort Tiffany. Victor Horta had a decisive impact on architecture in Belgium. Each of them interpreted it their way.