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Author Dernie, David.

Title Victor Horta : the architect of art nouveau / David Dernie ; Alastair Carew-Cox.

Edition New, fully revised and updated edition.
Publication Info. London : Thames & Hudson, 2018.
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 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  720.92 DER    AVAILABLE
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Description 239 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 30 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary In the decade following the success of his design for the Hôtel Tassel in Brussels in 1893, Victor Horta, the creator of Art Nouveau architecture, produced more than forty buildings--and a movement. Prepared in close collaboration with the Horta Museum, Brussels, 'Victor Horta: The Architect of Art Nouveau' discusses the many influences on Horta's designs and his legacy. The richly ornamental style of Art Nouveau, characterized by fluid lines based on natural forms, expressed a desire to abandon the historical styles of the nineteenth century and to develop a language that was beautifully crafted and thoroughly contemporary, laying the foundations for the development of modernism in architecture and interior design.
Note "Originally published in the United Kingdom in 1995 as Victor Horta by Academy Editions, an imprint of John Wiley & Sons."-- Colophon.
Subject Horta, Victor, baron, 1861-1947 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Art nouveau (Architecture) -- Belgium.
Horta, Victor, baron, 1861-1947.
Art nouveau (Architecture)
Belgium.
Added Author Carew-Cox, Alastair.
Added Title Horta : the architect of art nouveau
ISBN 9780500343234 (hardback)
0500343233 (hardback)
Standard No. 14662283
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