Fashion in the Art Nouveau period at the Museu Arte Nova in Aveiro

11/01/2020 > 15/06/2020

©Museu Arte Nova de Aveiro

The Arte Nova Museum receives, from 11 January to 15 June, the exhibition “Fashion in the Art Nouveau Period”.

This exhibition presents 1900’s Fashion through postcards of the time and articles from Portuguese Illustration.

The Art Nouveau period meant profound changes in women’s clothing. The corset is abandoned in favor of a fluid silhouette, allowing freedom of movement. It is argued that a healthy and natural body is beautiful. This paradigm shift will bring profound changes to women’s clothing and will mean a new concept of beauty during the 20th century.

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