The originality of Catalan Modernisme is the result of an apparent contradiction between tradition and modernity. It represented the re-examination of Catalonia’s own history and traditions by a society that wanted to be cosmopolitan and modern. During the decade of the 1890s, architects and designers revived the past with styles which were simultaneously medieval, archaic… Read more »
The Réseau Art Nouveau Network is delighted to announce the opening of memberships to its association to individual members.
Promoted by the Horta Museum Editions, the collector Jonathan Mangelinckx and the art historian Borys Delobbe (UCLouvain), the series “Belgian Art Nouveau: Vision, Design & Craft” intends to renew our understanding of the different looks that have crossed in Belgium in the struggle for a new aesthetic in applied arts at the turn of the 19th century.
What is behind the Brussels Art Nouveau façades? Are there any original interiors? Is the interior decor as beautiful as the facade?
Designed to be viewed on all types of devices, Inside Art Nouveau will allow visitors, whether facing a building or installed comfortably behind their screen at home, to discover inaccessible Brussels Art Nouveau interiors to the general public thanks to documents as diverse as plans, photographs or old or contemporary postcards.
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The publicaton of the symposium proceedings “The interiors of Art Nouveau period: Research, Reflect, Restore, Reuse” is now available online and on papier copies.