Alphonse Mucha

Alphonse Mucha

eBook - 2013
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Born in 1860 in a small Czech town, Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939) was an artist on the forefront of Art Nouveau, the modernist movement that swept Paris in the 1910s, marking a return to the simplicity of natural forms, and changing the world of art and design forever. In fact, Art Nouveau was known to insiders as the "Mucha style" for the legions of imitators who adapted the master's celebrated tableaux. Today, his distinctive depictions of lithe young women in classical dress have become a pop cultural touchstone, inspiring album covers, comic books, and everything in between. Patrick Bade and Victoria Charles offer readers an inspiring survey of Mucha's career, illustrated with over one hundred lustrous images, from early Parisian advertisements and posters for Sandra Bernhardt, to the famous historical murals painted just before his death, at the age of 78, in 1939.
Publisher: New York :, Parkstone International,, [2013]
ISBN: 9781783100408
1783100400
9781783100767
1783100761
9781781602447
1781602441
Characteristics: 1 online resource (199 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
Additional Contributors: Charles, Victoria - Author

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