Art Nouveau

Stephen Escritt

At the turn of the nineteenth century, Art Nouveau was both Europe and America's boldest and most fashionable style. It could be seen in the sinuous ironwork of the new Paris Metro stations, the curving asymmetry of Lalique's jewellery and Tiffany's Japanese-inspired glassware. Art Nouveau brought a new decorative language to furniture, jewellery and graphic arts, as well as architecture, sculpture and painting. Known by a variety of names - Jugendstil in Germany, Secession style in Austria, the Modernista movement in Catalonia - it was a truly international new art for an explosive new age. This is the first book to examine Art Nouveau worldwide in the context of the issues of the time: from fin-de-siecle anxieties about the pressures of modern life to nationalism, spiritualism, the emancipation of women and the heroic cult of youth.

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[目次]

  • The antecedents of Art Nouveau
  • fin de siecle - Belgium, France and Germany
  • radical geometry - Vienna and Glasgow
  • dreams of nations - Finland, Russia and Catalonia
  • new art in the new world - the Americas
  • an all-consuming passion -clients and customers
  • is this the modern world? Art Nouveau and industry
  • the afterlife of Art Nouveau.

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書名 Art Nouveau
著作者等 Escritt, Stephen
Bosch-Abele Susanne
Bechard-Leaute Anne
シリーズ名 Art & ideas
出版元 Phaidon
刊行年月 2000
ページ数 447 p.
大きさ 22 cm
ISBN 0714838225
NCID BA76012190
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言語 英語
出版国 イギリス
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