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Sotheby's Jewellery and Precious Objects Auction Catalog-February Sold See item details. See item details. Sotheby's John & Katsy Mecom Collection Auction Catalog Book Sale Oct Sotheby's Art Nouveau & Deco Auction Catalog Sale Y Book June York5/5(1K).   The Complete Book of Art Nouveau Designs from Search Press is a comprehensive selection of designs taken from their three other Art Nouveau source books: Art Nouveau Designs Art Nouveau Borders & Motifs Art Nouveau Flowers The Introduction is followed by a number of interesting project ideas including a silk painted cushion/5(7).

22 Jan - Explore sue's board "Art Nouveau Book Covers", which is followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Vintage book covers, Book cover art and Beautiful book covers pins. Art Nouveau in the United States. Chicago. The school of Chicago is represented by Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright. Sullivan bought the first sky scraper buildings. Wright, his student, bought hardly only villas. Sullivan was himself a fan of Viollet le Duc. He thought that decoration should emphasize and stress the structure of a building.

Founded in , the Network was established to help preserve Art Nouveau buildings in Brussels, Barcelona, Nancy, and other European cities. Today, the Network holds conferences, promotes traveling exhibitions, maintains an online database, and hosts scientific articles for .   Art Nouveau and Art Deco Bookbinding book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. First edition. The first major study of this fascinat /5.


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THE JOHN AND KATSY MECOM COLLECTION OF EUROPEAN AND AMERICAN ART NOUVEAU INCLUDING IMPORTANT TIFFANY GLASS Sothebys NY sale # October 3, on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Softcover auction catalogue 8 1/4 X 10 1/2. Color photos. Lots with detailed descriptions and estimated auction values. Art Nouveau era furniture. The John and Katsy Mecom collection of European and American Art Nouveau including important Tiffany glass.

RARE – “The John and Katsy Mecom Collection of European and American Art Nouveau including Important Tiffany Glass”, SOTHEBY’S, New York, October 3, Auction Catalog. Catalog – Soft cover - Lots Un-Paginated - All Lots are nicely Color illustrated and Rating: % positive.

This is Sotheby’s catalog featuring The John and Katsy Mecom Collection of European and American Art Nouveau including Important Tiffany Glass.

The auction and exhibition was held in New York in There auction catalogue has approximately 92 pages and contains Lots 1 – JOHN AND KATSY MECOM COLLECTION, PART 2 by SOTHEBY'S NEW YORK and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Chapters include "Art Nouveau: A General Discussion" "The American Cultural Renaissance: ," "Louis Comfort Tiffany and Art Nouveau Applied Arts in America," "Louis H.

Sullivan and American Art Nouveau Architecture," "Will H. Bradley and teh Poster and Periodical Movements: ," and "Decorative Painting and Sculpture in America."Cited by: 1. Art Nouveau, Modernismo, Etc. 1 - 20 of 50 results The rise and fall of American Art Deco coincide neatly with the brief, but glorious, heyday of the Chase Brass & Copper Co.’s Specialty division.

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This groundbreaking critical survey of the Art Nouveau movement reveals the true diversity of this style across the breadth of the European continent. With the inclusion, for the first time, of Eastern Europe and covering the full range of artistic media, Howard shows how this movement changed the face of European art and design from Paris to Prague.5/5(1).

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Sotheby's Mecom Collection 20th C. Deco Arts Auction Catalog at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. Art Nouveau: a general discussion --The American cultural renaissance, --Louis Comfort Tiffany and Art Nouveau applied arts in America --Louis H.

Sullivan and American Art Nouveau architecture --Will H. Bradley and the poster and periodical movements, --Decorative painting and sculpture in America. Responsibility. The dashing son of wildcatter John Mecom Sr., the younger Mecom back in the day cut a wide swath through Houston society.

He was well-known then as a celebrated collector, racing enthusiast, and. You searched for: art nouveau books. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and one-of-a-kind products and gifts related to your search.

No matter what you’re looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. Let’s get started. Art Nouveau is the generic term describing the new expressions of architecture and the applied decorative arts at the end of the 19th century and beginning of the 20th century.

Historical models were abandoned to make way for free, creative forms inspired by nature. Each European region developed its own style, and Art Nouveau, Modernisme,File Size: KB. It is somewhat difficult to ascertain a single starting point for the movement.

The term "Art Nouveau" itself was first coined in the Review L'Art Modern inthough the writers applied it more generally than its later definition. Different countries grasped on to the "new art" idea and its rejection of historicism and academicism, though they chose their own versions of the label.

Art Nouveau took its name from the Maison de l’Art Nouveau (House of the New Art), which kinda gives you a clue as to the birth of this style that started at an art gallery opened in by the Franco-German Siegfried Bing.

For the first time, designers began to take inspiration for their work from the natural world around them rather than looking back on what had historically gone before. As far as book art is concerned, the highlight of this style was between and When interest in Art Nouveau began to flourish again in the s, private individuals and libraries in the Netherlands started to collect Nieuwe Kunst books; these collections reflect a varied production, in form as well as in : Maggy Wishaupt.

In earlyBradley became aware of Beardsley’s work, which led him towards flat shapes and stylized contour. At the beginning of this year Bradley’s work for the Inland Printer and the Chap Book ignited art nouveau in America. His distractors dismissed him as “The American Beardsley”.

The Art Nouveau movement began in with the goal of modernizing design and abandoning the classical, historical styles that had previously been popular. Art Nouveau artists drew inspiration from natural elements, such as flowers or insects.

Curves, asymmetrical forms, and intense colors were other common motifs of the movement. John and Katsy Mecom, Houston, Texas. Sotheby's New York, The John and Kasty Mecom Collection of European and American Art Nouveau including Important Tiffany Glass, October 3. Delivery extra Art Nouveau Small Display Bookcase.

Baildon Furniture Company Ltd £ $ € Antique Art Nouveau Mahogany Open Bookcase Town House Traders Sold Art Nouveau Pen Work Book Trough Circa Levels Antiques £ $ € Art Nouveau Bureau Bookcase,solid Oak Any Old Iron. Art Nouveau architecture, furniture, jewelry, and graphics took their inspiration from the curving shapes and flowing lines of flowers and the female form.

Some Art Nouveau adaptations of nature and the human body were literal while others were more abstract. The Art Nouveau style was influenced by creative output of numerous cultures—from Japanese woodblock prints to linear Celtic patterns.Title: Art Nouveau – Author: National Gallery of Art Created Date: 4/4/ AM.Art Nouveau posters and graphic arts flourished and became an important vehicle of the style, thanks to the new technologies of color lithography and color printing, which allowed the creation of and distribution of the style to a vast audience in Europe, the United States and was no longer confined to art galleries, but could be seen on walls and illustrated active: –