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  • Why is Klimt Famous?

    By March 28, 2018

    Gustav Klimt, born in Austria in 1862, is celebrated as one of the most valued artists in the history of art. But, why is Klimt famous? Why exactly we value his work? and what role did he play...

  • WW: The Viennese Design Brand You’ve Always Dreamt Of

    By February 28, 2018

    Heard of Bauhaus? Yes. Heard of De Stijl? Yes. Heard of Wiener Werkstätte? No. No?! That’s the problem: I haven’t heard of WW either, even though they were the most fashionable and successful Viennese design brands ever. Why is...

  • Art Nouveau Explained in GIFs

    By June 7, 2017

    The Art Nouveau Season on Europeana explores the depth and diversity of the influential art movement and features beautiful Art Nouveau jewellery, posters and much more. Below, you’ll find the highlights of the movement, illustrated by Art Nouveau...

  • Painting Human Desire For Happiness – Klimt’s Beethoven Frieze

    By June 6, 2017

    When we think of Gustav Klimt we see beautiful women portraits, sensual and dangerous compositions, gold and decorative motifs. But if you have ever been to the famous building of Vienna Secession building (which is now a gallery of...

  • Loïe Fuller, darling of Art Nouveau

    By April 14, 2017

    This month we’re partnering with Europeana again to celebrate their fantastic new Art Nouveau season (21 February – 29 May). The season explores the depth and diversity of the influential art movement and features beautiful Art Nouveau jewellery,...

  • René Lalique, The Master Jeweller Of Art Nouveau

    By March 29, 2017

    This month we’re partnering with Europeana again to celebrate their fantastic new Art Nouveau season (21 February – 29 May). The season explores the depth and diversity of the influential art movement and features beautiful Art Nouveau jewellery,...

  • Alphonse Mucha, Art Nouveau master

    By March 16, 2017

    Alphonse Mucha is perhaps the artist most publicly associated with Art Nouveau. Today we explore the life and work of the Czech master. This month we’re partnering with Europeana again to celebrate their fantastic new Art Nouveau season...

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