from the Collections of the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague

The publication is devoted to key works of the Czech and European Art Nouveau style from the collections of the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague. It examines decorative art of the Art Nouveau period as part of the ground-breaking modernization and emancipation trends of the Fin de sičcle that brought changes in interior and fashion design, introduced new forms and styles in glass and ceramics, and gave rise to a modern visual language in advertising. Art Nouveau art sought inspiration in biology and social reform theories, life philosophies and studies of occult sciences. All these components made up a remarkably vital art movement that invigorated 20th-century avant-garde art.

Publishers: Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague and Arbor vitae publishing house
Concept: Lucie Vlčková, Radim Vondráček
Texts: Iva Knobloch, Otto Urban, Lucie Vlčková, Radim Vondráček, Fillip Wittlich and the curators of the Museum
Editions: English and Czech, English edition is out of stock
English translation: Branislava Kuburovic, Linda Paukertová Leffová
Graphic design: Štěpán Malovec
Format: 24,5 x 21 cm, soft cover
Pages: 304
Reproductions: 540
ISBN (UPM): 978—90-7101—128-6

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