Alphonse Marie Mucha, Agnes Husslein-Arco, Musée Fabre, Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Hypo-Kulturstiftung (Munich, Germany). Kunsthalle
Prestel, Jul 1, 2009 - Art - 355 pages
Alfons Mucha is known largely for having originated Art Nouveau, when his poster of the actress Sarah Bernhardt became a legendary icon of the movement. Mucha went on to design hundreds of pieces in the decorative arts field, but later distanced himself from the style he pioneered, devoting his time and energy to painting. This book presents the full array of Mucha's artistic contributionsnot only his posters and jewelry designs but also his design for the pavilion of Bosnia and Herzegovina at the 1900 World's Fair. A stunning selection of 700 color illustrations is accompanied with essays that explore Mucha's style and inspirations, his transition away from the decorative arts, and his forays into photography. Fans of Art Nouveau will treasure this dazzling and unique study of the artist and his and unique study of the artist and his contribution to design and illustration.
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Review: Alphonse MuchaUser Review - Goodreads
There are hundreds if not thousands of book about Mucha out there, but this has to be one of the best. It does not show us all his works, nor does it give us all his prints instead it gives us a great ...
Review: Alphonse MuchaUser Review - Serge Pierro - Goodreads
This book is an excellent overview on the life and works of Alphonse Mucha. Being familiar with his beautiful line work, I was a bit surprised to see how skilled he was as an illustrator, in yet a ... Read full review
Lenka Bydzovská and Karel Srp Tomoko Sato 8 Preface
Line and Form the Mucha Style
Here is where the flame of art glowed Alphonse Muchas Munich Years 18851887
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