Wednesday, 24 September 2008

Dance - Alphonse Mucha


Alphonse Mucha was a Czech designer who largely "invented" the style now known as Art Nouveau, and was known then simply as “Le Style Mucha" -- of marrying of flowing ornamental design with simple figurative images.

This decorative panel, 'Dance,' is from 1898.

You can find out more about Alphonse Mucha, including his celebrated theatre posters, at the Mucha Museum site.



Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thank you Peter for posting pictures of lovely things. I love Art Nouveau & FLW.

24 Sep 2008, 10:12:00  
Blogger The Conservative Mom said...

Beautiful - I love Mucha's work.

14 Dec 2009, 15:51:00  
Blogger O'Neill said...

It's amazing how timeless Mucha's art really feels. His style really paved the way for a new age.

2 Oct 2012, 00:41:00  

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