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Art Nouveau

The Aesthetic Feminine

Daniel Maidman | Posted 05.19.2014 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

To a contemporary eye, Dorian Vallejo's paintings can be difficult to place -- are they illustrations or art? Are they naive or self-conscious? Are the women in them acceptable or not? May we enjoy them, or ought we to scoff?

Prague Wows With a Cornucopia of Stunning 20th-Century Architecture and Design Gems

Bob Richter | Posted 04.10.2014 | Travel
Bob Richter

It's impossible to nail down my favorite parts of Prague in one post, so I thought I'd focus on my favorite examples of architecture and design in the city: Cubist, Art Nouveau and Art Deco.

LOOK: Beautiful New Art Spotlights The Women Of Westeros

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 10.08.2013 | TV

If you're looking for something to hang above your Iron Throne replica to show houseguests your true love for all things Westeros, then look no furthe...

Melilla: Where Catalan "Modernisme" Meets North Africa

Jennifer Walker | Posted 11.19.2013 | Travel
Jennifer Walker

Like Gaudí in Barcelona, Nieto captured the spirit of a city and immortalised it in brick and mortar. Europe or Africa? I would call Melilla "Moderniste."

Exploring Tbilisi's Endangered Art Nouveau

Jennifer Walker | Posted 09.21.2013 | Travel
Jennifer Walker

Tbilisi may be one of the great art nouveau cities of Europe, but it's one that hasn't received the recognition it deserves - and perhaps by the time it does, it'll be too late.

A Tennis Star's Incredible Nouveau Poster Collection

AP | Posted 04.09.2013 | Arts

PRAGUE -- Tennis star Ivan Lendl is displaying his full collection of posters by the Czech art nouveau painter Alphonse Mucha for the first time. The...

An Adventurer's Guide To Slovenia

Ariston Anderson | Posted 11.10.2012 | Travel
Ariston Anderson

Legend dictates that karst caves are where dragons are born. The best of these, the Postojna Cave, is only a short train ride away from Ljubjlana.

Happy Birthday, Eero and Eliel Saarinen!

Posted 08.20.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of iconic father and son architecture duo Eliel and Eero Saarinen. Representing two generations of Finnish-American artists, the...

PHOTOS: Art Nouveau, Born Again In Budapest

Rebecca Tinsley | Posted 08.27.2012 | Travel
Rebecca Tinsley

There is good news for lovers of Art Nouveau, one of Europe's oddest cultural phenomena.

Weekly Roundup of eBay Vintage Home Finds

Mary Kincaid | Posted 10.28.2011 | Style
Mary Kincaid

Today's selections include pieces by Gucci, Noritake, Fornasetti and Eero Aarnio. Be sure to check out the beautiful mid-century desk, the interesting magazine stand and beautiful Art Nouveau Theresienthal glasses set.

A City Awash in Art, Beer and Chocolate

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

I just returned from a short trip to Belgium, my first time there, and let me tell you, it couldn't be more adventurous, intoxicating and sweet. And I mean it literally.

What's Next for Anna Sui

Hayley Griffith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Hayley Griffith

Anna Sui radiates a contagious enthusiasm that everyone wants to be a part of. I had the great pleasure of meeting Anna recently and discussing what defines her signature style.

Egg on the Face of the Alcohol Control Board of Alabama: Banning Bodies is So Passe

Danielle Cavallucci | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Danielle Cavallucci

I am loath to understand why, in this day and age, the female body is banned and blamed for its potential to incite unsavory behavior in what should be responsible adults.