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Antoni Gaudi, Victor Horta and l’Ecole de Nancy highlighted in the Fèvres Magazine dedicated to Art Nouveau and the ironwork
The Fèvres Magazine (specialized in the field of the transformation of the ore into metal and of metal into object) dedicates its 50th issue to Art Nouveau and the ironwork and tackles especially the work of iron of Antoni Gaudi (article written by Luis Gueilburt, one of our member of the City of Melilla) and of Victor Horta (article written by Françoise Aubry, curator of our institution member the Horta Musem), but also its importance for the Ecole de Nancy (Jacques G. Pfeiffer).
Exhibition From the Archive at the Jugendstilsenteret in Alesund – from 25 April to 14 September 2014
The Jugendstilsenteret (Art Nouveau Centre) in Ålesund has invited the artists Elsebeth Jørgensen (DK) and Helene Sommer (NO) to create new works of art based on the Art Nouveau Centre's collection and archives, as well as on Ålesund’s architecture, its surroundings and its many stories.
They have been encouraged to investigate the stories contained within this visual and historical material, and the new narratives and expressions that can be created with this in mind.
The exhibition is on the 2nd floor of the Art Nouveau Centre.
Visits Summertime 2014 in Schaerbeek, Brussels – from 22 June to 7 September 2014
This Summer again the association Heritage of Schaerbeek (PatriS) offers, with the support of Cécile Jodogne, deputy burgomaster for the Heritage and Tourism, various guided tours of Schaerbeek town and especially the visit “on the traces of the architect Henri Jacobs”.
These walks are free but the registration is compulsory.
Travelling exhibition The Nature of Art Nouveau 1 at St Peter’s Church in Rīga – from 10 June to 7 September 2014
Organised by the Réseau Art Nouveau Network in the framework of the European project "Art Nouveau & Ecology" (2010-2015) supported by the Culture 2007-2013 programme of the European Commission, the exhibition comprises two identical concurrent exhibitions and has begun its journey to all partner cities in October 2013.
After Alesund, the exhibition The Nature of Art Nouveau 1 is still presented in Rīga at St Peter’s Church, third step of its European journey, from 10 June until 7 September 2014.
This exhibition is free and bilingual Latvia-English.
Press release in Latvian and in English, French
Poster of the event
Discover a TV report about the exhibition!
Do not forget that the double of the exhibition The Nature of Art Nouveau 2 will be presented in Bad Nauheim from 12 September 2014!
Great success for the 2014 Art Nouveau World Day!
Organized by the Museum of Applied Arts in Budapest in cooperation with Szecessziós Magazin (Art Nouveau Magazine) and the Partage-Plus Project, the Art Nouveau World Day took place on 10 June 2014.
The Réseau Art Nouveau Network was glad to celebrate this great event with you and thank you for your massive participation on our Facebook page to the Art Nouveau selfie contest!
And the winner is…
Among the 65 Art Nouveau selfies submitted, the public award was attributed to Olga Harmsen, for her selfie taken at Spuiweg 176-180, Dordrecht (n°1), who receive the highest number of “Like” at midnight, end of the Art Nouveau World Day!
The Réseau Art Nouveau Network also attributed a jury award to Jérôme Perrin’s selfie, taken at the Majorelle Villa in Nancy (n°8) second on the podium!
The happy winners will receive special Art Nouveau prizes, especially Art Nouveau publications.
Videos of our members
Discover also videos or interviews of some of our members presented on the occasion of the Art Nouveau World Day to share their knowledge and know more about the Art Nouveau heritage in the cities of our Network!
Nancy - interview
Bruxelles-Brussel - interview
See you next year for the 2015 Art Nouveau World Day!
With the support of the Culture Programme of the European Union
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