art nouveau

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n art nouveau a French school of art and architecture popular in the 1890s; characterized by stylized natural forms and sinuous outlines of such objects as leaves and vines and flowers
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Quotations

  • Salvador Dali
    Salvador%20Dali
    “The terrifying and edible beauty of Art Nouveau architecture.”

Usage

In literature:

And there the art nouveau music-stool stood in the corner, where Vera had originally seen it!
"The Grim Smile of the Five Towns" by Arnold Bennett
Our drawing-room is Art Nouveau, furnished by your Uncle James, who is strong and healthy and may live twenty years.
"Murder in Any Degree" by Owen Johnson
Boots said that some woman would be sure to be good to me with an art-nouveau rocking-chair.
"The Younger Set" by Robert W. Chambers
The "art nouveau" of that day influenced every brush and pencil.
"The Tapestry Book" by Helen Churchill Candee
READY-TO-USE ART NOUVEAU BOOKMARKS IN FULL COLOR, Carol Belanger Grafton.
"Life Histories of North American Wood Warblers Part One and Part Two" by Arthur Bent
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In news:

Art nouveau hall in Barcelona first stage for PSO European tour.
Heinrich Vogeler's life was as beautiful as his Art Nouveau prints.
Art Nouveau Was Neither, Vast Exhibition Shows.
To Matisse, Hokusai, Greek vase painting, Art Nouveau, Toulouse-Lautrec.
Nouveau Hip Art Meets Feisty Grunge in St Petersburg.
The tendrils are an example of Haeckel 's Art Nouveau style.
This Art Nouveau graphic promoting champagne.
Valdemara Iela, 371 7334462 or 371 7332132, fax 371 7333001, on the Web at www.valdemars.lv, is in an Art Nouveau building.
In Milan, Frida Giannini sends out Art Nouveau-inspired styles, with a bit of the 1970s, for autumn 2012.
Art nouveau hall in Barcelona first stage for PSO European tour.
Street art Beaujolais Nouveau revives a great business story.
And this time, the Beaujolais Nouveau gets a rad street art label.
If you're looking for an art nouveau apartment on Avenida de Mayo in Buenos Aires, I can tell you approximately how many pesos it will set you back.
Asian art market has typically been driven by savvy investors and China's nouveau riche.
I spotted a black top with an Art Nouveau print that I just couldn't pass up.
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