Mucha - The exhibition journal

Mucha - The exhibition journal

This journal brings together the exhibition's emblematic works by placing them in the artistic and cultural context of the time.

Exhibition at the Musée du Luxembourg from 12 September 2018 to 27 January 2019.

€6

Characteristics

Number of illustrations :
30
Museum :
Musée du Luxembourg
Dimensions :
28 x 43 cm
EAN :
9782711871483
Reference :
EA407148

Editor

Diffuseur :
FLAMMARION SA
Distributeur :
FLAMMARION SA

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The artist

Alfons Mucha (1860 - 1939)

Emblematic figure of Art Nouveau, Alfons Mucha is a Czechoslovakian artist who was a poster artist, an illustrator, a graphic designer, a painter and an history teacher. Mucha's works are characterized by the use of shimmering colors, female figures are omnipresent and evolve in harmony with a flowery and refined nature. The white skins of his models recall the pallor of Slavic women, the artist thus affirming his Czech identity marked by Byzantine and Orthodox influences. It is with his posters, especially for stars of the time that Mucha had his first successes. His illustrations are literally ripped off in the street, as when he made the posters of the very popular Sarah Bernhardt. Ornamental and refined, Mucha's Art Nouveau has never ceased to fascinate since his death in 1939.