l’École de Nancy, which endeavoured to ally art and industry, transformed the capital of the Duchy of Lorraine into France’s premier Art Nouveau city, second only to Paris.
Art Nouveau, a pan-world architectural style Distinguished by their lavish sculpture, metalwork, stained glass windows and tile facades, Art Nouveau buildings were designed to stand out. This short guide introduces you to the leading architects and designers who were determined to create a modern style on the eve of the 20th century. Hector Guimard, CastelContinue reading “Anne’s Pocket Guide to…”
Lectures for March-April 2021 Victorian Artists: From Realists to Symbolists Victorian Artists: From Realists to Symbolists Wednesday at 11.00 17th March James Tissot: Fashionable London 24th March James McNeill Whistler: An American Abroad 31st March Lawrence Alma-Tadema: At Home in Antiquity 7th April Gustav Klimt: ‘All Art is Erotic’ The lectures will be delivered liveContinue reading “Art History with Anne”
Notes to accompany my talk which you can find on my YouTube channel @ Anne Anderson Art and Design History Channel Impressionism/ Divisionism Reading Fraquelli, Simonetta, Giovanna Ginex, Vivien Greene and Aurora Scotti Tosini, Radical Light, Italy’s Divisionist painters 1891-1910, exhibition catalogue, London: National Gallery/YUP, 2008 Gaetano Previati, 1852-1920, exhibition catalogue, Palazzo Reale, Milan, 1999Continue reading “Italian Stile Floreale or Stile Liberty”
Riga, the capital of Latvia, is renowned for its fantastic Art Nouveau/Jugendstil buildings built at the beginning of the 20th century. Riga developed rapidly once the city walls were demolished in the mid-19th century (1857-63). The rapid expansion of the population, which almost doubled in the 20 years before the First World war, reaching overContinue reading “Anne’s Pocket Guide to Jugend Stila/ Jauniešu stils Riga”
Riga, the capital of Latvia, is renowned for its fantastic Art Nouveau/Jugendstil buildings built at the beginning of the 20th century. Riga developed rapidly once the city walls were demolished in the mid-19th century (1857-63). The rapid expansion of the population, which almost doubled in the 20 years before the First World war, reaching overContinue reading “Jugend Stila/ Jauniešu stils Riga”
Reading List Art Nouveau A Hungarian Perspective, Gyorgy Rath Villa, Museum of Applied Arts, Budapest, 2018. Art Nouveau A Hungarian Perspective, List of Exhibits, Gyorgy Rath Villa, Museum of Applied Arts, Budapest, 2018. Bela Bede, 225 Highlights Hungarian Art Nouveau Architecture, Budapest: Corvina, 2012 Eri, Gyongyi and Zsuzsa Jobbagyi (ed) A Golden Age, Art andContinue reading “Magyar Szecesszio: Art Nouveau in Budapest”
This post is one of a series looking at Art Nouveau Architecture. They complement my book on Art Nouveau Architecture published by Crowood (2020). Barcelona was not the only Catalan city to respond to modernity and nationalism at the close of the 19th century. Modernisme Valencià is the name given to the new art andContinue reading “Anne’s Pocket Guide to…Modernisme Valencià”
Discover the wonderful paintings of Sorolla, a contemporary of Singer Sargent and Anders Zorn. A breath of fresh air in the opening years of the 20th century.
Monkswell House, 7 Chelsea Embankment Robert Collier, 1st Baron Monkswell Mary Collier, Lady Monkswell 1849-1930 Hon. John Collier 1850-1934 Marion Huxley Collier 1859-87 My presentation on the De Morgans and Lovelaces, for the De Morgan Foundation, included the Lovelace’s neighbours on the Chelsea Embankment. The Lovelaces lived at No.12, Wentworth House, commissioned by Ralph King-Noel-Milbanke,Continue reading “Pre-Raphaelite Circles: Artistic Chelsea”