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The Réseau Art Nouveau Network wants to know you better!


In order to know better the Art Nouveau lovers, we created a small questionnaire which only requires a few minutes to be filled in.

Thank you for your participation!

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Photo: Réseau Art Nouveau Network

Participation of the Network in the International fair of the cultural heritage at the Carrousel du Louvre in Paris – from 8 to 11 November 2012


The Réseau Art Nouveau Network will attend from 8 to 11 November 2012 the International fair of cultural heritage (Paris), whose edition 2012 is dedicated to the “eco-friendly heritage”, a theme which matches especially with our project “Art Nouveau & Ecology” (2010-2015) of which we will present the activities.

Everyone is welcome to meet us!

Le Carrousel du Louvre : 99 rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris Opening to the public: from Thursday 8 to Saturday 10 November from 10.00 am to 19.00 pm Sunday 11 November from 10.00 am to 18.00 pm.

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Photo: Salon international du patrimoine culturel, source: www.patrimoineculturel.com

Reopening of the Hotel Winssinger in Brussels - 13 October 2012  


This magnificent mansion built in 1897 by renowned architect Victor Horta enjoyed a restoration, which preserved the elements of Art Nouveau architecture, while transforming it into a modern exhibition space for artists to provide an exceptional setting. It hosts now the Paris-Beijing Gallery dedicated to the discovery and promotion of a new generation of Asian photographers in order to create an aesthetic bridge between East and the West.

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Photo: Façade de l'Hôtel Winssinger, (c) DR, source: www.artactuel.com

Mackintosh at the Grand in Glasgow


25-28 October 2012, organized by the CRM Society

This all-inclusive package will take you to a selection of the most important sites at which to view the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his contemporaries, who together are known as the creators of the Glasgow Style.
Explore the genius of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his contemporaries, beginning with a reception and illustrated talk at the hotel on Thursday evening. On Friday, Saturday and Sunday there will be a full day tour by coach, with a qualified Blue Badge guide to the most important Mackintosh properties that are available in and around Glasgow. This includes the Glasgow School of Art, The Mackintosh House (Hunterian Art Gallery), The Mackintosh Church (headquarters of the CRM Society), House for an Art Lover, The Willow Tea Rooms and The Hill House in Helensburgh and not forgetting Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. The tour also includes a visit to the world famous Burrell Collection and a City familiarisation tour. 
Also available:  26-29 April, 14-17 June, 12-15 July, 30 Aug-2 Sept, 25-28 Oct.
More informations: 
http://www.mackintoshchurch.com/tour/index.html


Photo: Queen's Cross Interior

Participation of the Network in the International colloquium "Heritage of the Ecology and Ecology of the Heritage” in Versailles-Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines University – from 11 to 13 October 2012


On the occasion of this original initiative, gathering in a same reflection two fields of research, which are not often inclined to meet - ecology and heritage - the Réseau Art Nouveau Network was invited to present its project “Art Nouveau & Ecology” during this colloquium which held from 11 to 13 October 2012.

Programme


Photo: Affiche du colloque "Patrimoine de l'écologie et écologie du patrimoine"

Unbuilt Mackintosh at the Lighthouse, Glasgow - from 11 to 28 October 2012


The Lighthouse celebrates the Creative Mackintosh Festival with the unveiling of an exciting new exhibition, showcasing stunning architectural models based on the unbuilt designs of Charles Rennie Mackintosh. The models produced by Glasgow-based model-makers Ozturk, are fantastically accurate and help us to appreciate Mackintosh’s architectural vision.

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Photo: Unbuilt Mackintosh poster, source: www.thelighthouse.co.uk

Creative Mackintosh Festival in Glasgow - from 15 to 28 October 2012 


Barcelona has Gaudi, Chicago has Frank Lloyd Wright and Glasgow has the unique legacy of Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Mackintosh, one of The Glasgow Four, helped to take art and architecture into the modern era and was a crucial figure in the explosion of creativity that characterises Art Nouveau in the early part of the 20th century.
Over the space of two weeks we invite you to join the celebration of this exciting heritage.
The Festival crosses genres, from theatre and music to design and comedy.

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Creative Mackintosh Festival Brochure


Photo: Creative Mackintosh Festival Poster

Exhibition Alles Reklame! (It’s All Advertising!) at Mathildenhöhe in Darmstadt - from 7 October 2012 to 6 January 2013


Poster Art of the Darmstadt Artists’ Colony

At the beginning of the 20th century, posters were regarded as the “fine art of the street”. They were collected by museums and private collections and featured in exhibitions and various publications. In their quest to aesthetically transform all aspects of modern life, many members of the Darmstadt Artists’ Colony (1899-1914) set out to communicate their artistic ideas in the public sphere. In the process, they created iconic poster masterpieces that immediately became part of the total artwork Mathildenhöhe.
Alles Reklame! (It’s All Advertising!) is the very first exhibition dedicated solely to this group of artworks. The most important posters of the Darmstadt Artists’ Colony will be on view by artists such as Joseph Maria Olbrich, Peter Behrens, Hans Christiansen, Johann Vincenz Cissarz, Friedrich Wilhelm Kleukens and Bernhard Hoetger. In total, over 60 posters, watercolors, drawings, and postcards will be shown that were created on the Mathildenhöhe between 1899 and 1914. Important posters from the art nouveau capitals Paris, Munich, and Vienna round off the selection.
In the exhibition, the compositions and motifs of the posters, ranging from art nouveau to expressionism, will be decoded and presented in a multitude of variations and studies. For the first time ever, the economic relevance of the posters for the exhibitions on the Mathildenhöhe will be illuminated alongside other new findings contributing to the research on poster art around 1900.  

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Photo: Exhibition It's all advertising! Poster

Wineries. Modernisme + Cooperative movement at CaixaForum, Barcelona - from 6 July to 14 October 2012 


This exhibition aims to offer certain keys to understanding the artistic value and architectural singularity of these cellars, also known as Art Nouveau cellars or Cathedrals of wine. It shows various ways of looking at these buildings and approaching them, taking as its central thread the architects (especially Cèsar Martinell, who designed over half of them) and the people who lived them and who still live them: the farmers who mortgaged themselves to push forward a collective project and today's Cooperative members who maintain the commitment and pride that made these architectural giants possible.  

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Photo: Exhibition poster, source: www.obrasocial.lacaixa.es

Exhibition Other Pedreres at La Pedrera in Barcelona - from 29 October 2012 to 24 February 2013


To celebrate the centenary of finishing works on Casa Milà, 1906-1912, popularly known as La Pedrera (The Quarry), which was the project of the architect Antonio Gaudi i Cornet, Fundacio CatalunyaCaixa is presenting « Other Pedreres ».
This show looks at buildings erected in the same period as La Pedrera, which were also icons representing the best architecture worldwide. The exhibition aims to show the diverse trends in architectural and furnishing styles, as well as in the decorative and applied arts.
Focussing primarily on Western Europe, in a tour of the most emblematic buildings by creators as significant and innovative as Victor Horta, Hector Guimard, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Joseph Hoffmann and Adolf Loos, it then leaps on the United States to present Frank Lloyd Wright’s work.  

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Photo: Facana posterior La Pedrera, Foto Xavi Padros (c)

Opening of the Klimt-Villa, Vienna - 30 September 2012 


The Klimt-Villa will open its doors to visitors on 30 September 2012.

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Photo: Klimt-Villa, source: www.klimtvilla.at

Exhibition Male Nudes at the Leopold Museum in Vienna - from 19 October 2012 to 4 March 2013


Power and Powerlessness through the Ages

The endless flood of images intrinsic to today’s lifestyle has given unprecedented public prominence to the depiction of male nudes. At the same time seemingly firmly established categories such as »masculinity«, »body« and »nakedness« are apparently being redefined on a broad social basis, resulting in a new interpretation of male gender roles. These developments have prompted the Leopold Museum to embark on a topical as well as historical journey through the visual arts in search of the male nude, a quest leading predominantly from the longing for antiquity prevalent in art around 1800 to contemporary art.
This exhibition contains some work of Egon Schiele.

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Photo: Prediger,E. Schiele, (c)Leopold Museum

Art Nouveau Posters at Bathhouse 4, Sprudelhof in Bad Nauheim - from 1st to 23 September 2012


Jugendstilverein Bad Nauheim presents an exhibition "Plakatkunst des Jugendstils" - Art Nouveau Posters - from September 1st - 30, 2012 in bathhouse 4 of Sprudelhof in Bad Nauheim.

Jugendstilverein has chosen posters which had been designed by famous artists of the Belle Epoque era and which were mainly created to announce exhibitions of art. The presentation is completed by banners with detailed explanations.

It is a selection from the very beginning of printed posters in England until the Vienna Secession, i.e. 1893 - 1914. The images have been made available for reproduction by our partner cities of Réseau Art Nouveau Network; Jugendstilverein thanks them a lot to all.  

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Photo: Austellung "Plakatkunst des Jugendstils" Plakat - "Art Nouveau posters" exhibition poster

Release of the 19th issue of the coupDefouet magazine, Barcelona


CoupDefouet is published by the Urban Landscape Institute of the Barcelona City Council, which has the common commitment to find useful and efficient mechanisms for the protection and promotion of Europe's Art Nouveau heritage.

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Photo: coupDefouet 19 cover

Mackintosh at the Grand in Glasgow


30 August-2 September 2012, organized by the CRM Society

This all-inclusive package will take you to a selection of the most important sites at which to view the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his contemporaries, who together are known as the creators of the Glasgow Style.
Explore the genius of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his contemporaries, beginning with a reception and illustrated talk at the hotel on Thursday evening. On Friday, Saturday and Sunday there will be a full day tour by coach, with a qualified Blue Badge guide to the most important Mackintosh properties that are available in and around Glasgow. This includes the Glasgow School of Art, The Mackintosh House (Hunterian Art Gallery), The Mackintosh Church (headquarters of the CRM Society), House for an Art Lover, The Willow Tea Rooms and The Hill House in Helensburgh and not forgetting Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. The tour also includes a visit to the world famous Burrell Collection and a City familiarisation tour. 
Also available:  26-29 April, 14-17 June, 12-15 July, 30 Aug-2 Sept, 25-28 Oct.

More informations


Photo: Queen's Cross Interior

With the support of the Culture Programme of the European Union

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Brussels Regional Public Service - Bruxelles Développement urbain (Brussels Urban Development),
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