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Alphonse Mucha

12 September 2018 30 January 2019
Born in 1860 in the small town of Ivančice, Alphonse Mucha became famous in 1895 in Paris, with Gismonda, his first poster for Sarah Bernhardt (1844-1923), the greatest actress of the time. As a poster artist, Mucha developed a very personal style, the "Mucha style", characterised by sinuous forms mixing young women, floral motifs and ornamental lines, as well as a subtle range of pastel shades. This style...

Exhibition organised by the Rmn - Grand Palais in co-production with Arthemisia and the collaboration of the Mucha Foundation, Prague

Curator: Tomoko Sato, curator of the Mucha Foundation, Prague

Set design: Atelier Maciej Fiszer

Graphics: Atelier KS

Lighting: ABRAXAS CONCEPT

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