Anne’s Pocket Guide to…

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…”

Italian Stile Floreale or Stile Liberty

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”

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”

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”

Modernisme Valencià

This post will be one of a series looking at Art Nouveau Architecture. They compliment the publication of my book on Art Nouveau Architecture published by Crowood in November 2020. The post also relates to my series of lectures on the artist Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida (1863-1923) providing a cultural context for the famous Valencian artist.Continue reading “Modernisme Valencià”