L’Art Nouveau

Antoni Gaudi – Responding to Nature: A ‘Nut or a Genius’?

Antoni Gaudi – Responding to Nature: A ‘Nut or a Genius’?

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Elies Rogent singled out architectural student Antoni Gaudi at graduation declaring Who knows if we have given a diploma to a nut or to a genius. Time will tell

L’Art Nouveau – A Design Style More than a Tendril in Time?

L’Art Nouveau – A Design Style More than a Tendril in Time?

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At the turn of the 20th century Europe was inspired by the sinuous style Art Nouveau as artists and architects produced sensuous lines more eloquent than words

L’Art Nouveau

L’Art Nouveau

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Feeding on other European arts and crafts-influenced groups and fuelled by interest in the Oriental taste French art nouveau designers established a group at Nancy, Alsace-Lorraine, during the mid- 1890’s. It was centred on the works of Emile Galle (glass and furniture designer) and Louis Maj’orelle (metalwork and furniture). The…