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Description - Art Nouveau Masterpieces of Art by Dr Julian Beecroft

Art Nouveau combined a desire for the complete reflection of art through craft and design, with the flowing lines of nature and Japonisme. It remains hugely popular, with the ever-present work of Mucha, Klimt, Toulouse-Lautrec and Mackintosh. Founded in the 1880s as a response to the art world's elitist obsession with painted and sculptural arts, 'New Art' quickly found ethusiastic support. Art Nouveau combined a desire for the complete reflection of art through craft and design, with the flowing lines of nature and Japonisme. It remains hugely popular, with the ever-present work of Mucha, Klimt, Toulouse-Lautrec and Mackintosh. AUTHOR: Julian Beecroft is a freelance writer and editor specialising in the arts. He has written extensively on the Canadian artists Tom Thomson, Emily Carr and the Group of Seven for Dulwich Picture Gallery in London and the Groninger Museum in Groningen, The Netherlands, as well as for The Guardian, The London Magazine and other publications. Previously, he has written on classical music for Flame Tree Publishing. He is currently writing a book on the art, culture and history of Canada. SELLING POINTS: The most famous and popular artworks from key artists and movements. Part of an expanding and comprehensive series of art books Accessible and succinct text, with narrative captions Full-page reproductions on high-quality paper Ideal compact hardback gift format

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781786647849
ISBN-10: 1786647842
Format: Hardback
(231mm x 203mm x 20mm)
Pages: 128
Imprint: Flame Tree Publishing
Publisher: Flame Tree Publishing
Publish Date: 26-Apr-2018
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Dr Julian Beecroft

Julian Beecroft is a freelance writer and editor specialising in the arts. He has written extensively on the Canadian artists Tom Thomson, Emily Carr and the Group of Seven for Dulwich Picture Gallery in London and the Groninger Museum in Groningen, The Netherlands, as well as for The Guardian, The London Magazine and other publications. Previously, he has written on classical music for Flame Tree Publishing. He is currently writing a book on the art, culture and history of Canada. FLAME TREE STUDIO. Creator of fine and beautiful books, journals and calendars on art, music and lifestyle subjects.

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