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Art Nouveau : Posters, Illustration & Fine Art from the Glamorous Fin de Siecle_Michael Robinson_9781847862808_Flame Tree PublishingSKU:9781847862808 Supplier: Flame Tree Publishing
Author: Michael Robinson
Format: Hardback | 192 pages
Dimensions: 279 x 289 x 21mm | 1,680g
Publication date: 31 Aug 2009
The rise of the Art Nouveau style across Continental Europe and the US in all forms of art was remarkable and is explored in this beautifully illustrated book. Discussing the movement first as a whole, then from the angle of the graphic arts and finally as manifested in the fine arts, it focuses on the style in two dimensions. From the work of well-known figures such as Toulouse-Lautrec, Gaudi and Tiffany to beautiful posters and illustrations advertising everything from coffee to costumes, and even including an exploration of the links to Synthetism and Symbolism among other movements, the book is a treat from start to finish.