The Horta Museum – Saint-Gilles unveils a new exhibition devoted to ornament. Entitled “The Art Nouveau ornament”, it presents a selection whose objective is to show a representative selection of the creations of major artists of European Art Nouveau such as William Morris, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Hector Guimard, Morris Denis and Josef Hoffmann.
Modernismeksi kutsutun katalonialaisen art nouveaun ainutlaatuinen luonne johtuu perinteen ja modernin näennäisestä ristiriidasta. Se edusti Katalonian omien perinteiden ja historian uudelleen arviointia yhteiskunnassa, joka pyrki olemaan kosmopoliittinen ja moderni. 1890-luvun kuluessa arkkitehdit ja muotoilijat herättivät menneisyyden uudelleen henkiin tyyleillä, jotka olivat luonteeltaan samanaikaisesti keskiaikaisia, arkaaisia ja kosmopoliittisia. Vuoden 1900 jälkeen suosittiin enemmän eurooppalaisen art nouveaun… Read more »
From the mansion to the school building, from furniture to ornamentation, from destruction to preservation, the summer school “Brussels, a Journey at the Heart of Art Nouveau” offers a true journey into the heart of Art Nouveau in the company of the best specialists. A unique opportunity to understand Brussels from a new angle.
On 10 June, do not miss the eighth edition of the World Art Nouveau Day dedicated this year to the topic the Art Nouveau stained-glasses.
Stay tuned in order to know all activities organised to celebrate the European Art Nouveau heritage and let’s meet on our Facebook page to invent your own caption under the pictures!
To commemorate Thonet’s 200th anniversary, the MAK is presenting a major exhibition on modern furniture, in which the signature bentwood furniture of the world famous company is placed in the context of contemporary technological, typological, aesthetic, and historical developments. Thonet’s bentwood chairs are compared with chairs made of tubular steel and plastic as well as with classic office chairs and avant-garde furniture experiments.
The fourth Brussels Art Nouveau & Art Deco (BANAD) Festival will take place from 14 to 29 March 2020. The programme will include guided tours of exceptional Art Nouveau and Art Deco interiors, guided walking, bike and coach tours, exhibitions,lectures, family activities, etc.
Modesty is at the heart of Rassenfosse’s work, which explored all its facets, nuances and limits, with extraordinary consistency and continuity. This attitude makes him an artist out of time, entirely given over to a carnal passion, very controlled, subtle, showing himself to be full of restraint, as if to make it last, without wanting to exhaust it by the slightest excess.
On Saturday March 7, 2020 at 6 p.m., at the Brussels book fair, the Horta Museum editions are organising – following the release of the expected book “Belgian Art Nouveau: Towards the ideal” – a conference dedicated to Belgian Art Nouveau. Under the moderation of Borys Delobbe (UCLouvain), it will confront the three big Belgian names in Art Nouveau: Françoise Aubry (honorary curator of the Horta Museum), Werner Adriaenssens (curator at the Art & History Museum) and Anne Pluymaekers (director from the Culture pole of the European Center for Research and Training in the Glass Arts).
Following its restoration, come and celebrate the reopening of Villa Majorelle! Free Admission and entertainment at the Villa Majorelle, the Ecole de Nancy Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts in Nancy and the Government Palace.
To celebrate the reopening of Villa Majorelle, a friendly and festive program awaits you!
The exhibition sheds light on Gaudernack’s work process and offers a comprehensive presentation of his artistic oeuvre, including works never shown in public, both from the museum’s holdings and from private collections, as well as a selection of his beautiful watercolour sketches.
On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the RANN, urban.brussels, founding member of RANN, is hosting an international symposium in Brussels, co-organised by RANN and urban.brussels in partnership with the Horta Museum and CIVA, on the theme “Interiors of the Art Nouveau period : analyse, restore, make accessible”.
The Members of the Jugendstilverein Bad Nauheim celebrated the 20 years of the RANN by organising a special event dedicated to the Network during the 2019 Jugendstilfestival!
The Réseau Art Nouveau Network is delighted to announce the opening of memberships to its association to individual members.The annual membership fee amounts to 50 Euros and will give new advantages to the RANN Friends.
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In a partnership bringing together the museological and academic worlds, the Museum has been working with the Laboratoire Alice at ULB’s La Cambre-Horta Faculty of Architecture, alongside professors Denis Derycke and Michel Provoost and their students. This collaboration, begun in 2015, will come to fruition in December 2019 with the unveiling of a partial 3D reconstruction of the Maison du Peuple.
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.