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Description - Art Nouveau by Norbert Wolf

The Art Nouveau movement became an international phenomenon at the beginning of the twentieth century that ushered in the era of modernity in almost every aspect of cultural life. For decades critics have argued that Art Nouveau was not an artistic period in its own right, but an amalgam of artists and styles that served as a bridge between neoclassicism and modernism. In this comprehensive, authoritative and copiously illustrated book, art historian Norbert Wolf explores Art Nouveau as a logical outgrowth of the historic forces in which it arose. This book focuses on the movement's wide variety of applications and reclaims its prominence in the pantheon of modern art history. Chapters on aesthetics, spirituality and the cult of beauty offer luminous examples of works by Mucha, Gaudi, Hoffmann, Klimt, Horta, Munch and Tiffany, among many others. Wolf's text is both informed and accessible, providing an exciting narrative that brings the Art Nouveau movement into clear focus. Beautifully produced to appeal to a wide range of readers, this new edition gives one of the world's most popular styles the serious consideration it deserves. AUTHOR: Norbert Wolf has written many books on art, including Albrecht Durer, The Art of the Salon, and Art Deco (all by Prestel). He lives in Munich, Germany. 241 colour illustrations

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Book Details

ISBN: 9783791381558
ISBN-10: 3791381555
Format: Hardback
(320mm x 220mm x 0mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Prestel
Publisher: Prestel
Publish Date: 19-Mar-2015
Country of Publication: Germany

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Author Biography - Norbert Wolf

Norbert Wolf has written many books on art, including Albrecht Durer, The Art of the Salon, and Art Deco (all by Prestel). He lives in Munich, Germany

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