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DateLecture
07 March 2019Go with the Flow - Art Nouveau (c1890 - 1920)
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01 June 2017The Great Churches of Medieval England
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Go with the Flow - Art Nouveau (c1890 - 1920) Vivienne Lawes Thursday 07 March 2019

A prequel to the outstanding Lecture she gave us on Art Deco last year.

The sinuous, characteristically whiplash forms that provide the blueprint for Art Nouveau are seen time and again in the fine and decorative art of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, until wiped away by the First World War. A truly international movement, the varied incarnations of the style in different countries is examined in a lecture that celebrates fluidity and movement.