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Art Nouveau Architecture

Art Nouveau Architecture

Author: Aleisha Olson
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This lesson will examine the architecture of Art Nouveau.

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Tutorial

This lesson discusses examples of Art Nouveau architecture, focusing on the works of Joseph Maria Olbrich, Antonio Gaudí, Hector Guimard, Victor Horta, and Charles Rennie Mackintosh.

Notes on "Art Nouveau Architecture"

Terms to Know

Total Work of Art

The idea that all of the elements in a space (the furniture, fabrics, wall treatment, lamps and other accessories) are designed to work together to create a harmonious and aesthetically pleasing space.

 

Citations:

Image of Olbrich, Vienna Secession, Creative Commons, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Secession01.jpg; Image of Gaudi, Casa Batllo, Barcelona, Creative Commons, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:CasaBatllo.jpg; Image of Guimard, Porte Dauphine Metro Station, Creative Commons, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:La_station_art_nouveau_de_la_porte_Dauphine_(Hector_Guimard).jpg; Image of Horta, Staircase of the Maison & Atelier Horta, Brussels, Creative Commons, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Horta_Museum.JPG; Image of Horta, Staircase of Hôtel Tassel, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Tassel_House_stairway.JPG; Image of Mackintosh, House for an Art Lover, Creative Commons, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Interior_house_for_an_art_lover.jpg;

 

TERMS TO KNOW
  • Total Work of Art

    Total Work of Art The idea that all of the elements in a space (the furniture, fabrics, wall treatments, lamps and other accessories) are designed to work together to create a harmonious and aesthetically pleasing space.