Модерн Модернизм Модернизм в изобразительном искусстве Альфонс Муха / Периоды His images of towering women and mind-bending vegetal forms, found many audiences through theater posters for Sarah Bernhardt and rolling papers. PARIS — Through his early and spectacular success as the preeminent Art Nouveau graphic artist, a psychic burden was foisted upon the Bohemian artist Alphonse Mucha.
From 1907 to 1928 he worked on “The Slav Epic”, a huge mural paintings series for the city of Prague. Contemporary of Victor Horta ‘s Art Nouveau designs in Brussels, Alphonse Mucha was influenced by Symbolism and by the social aspects of William Morris ‘ Arts and Crafts Movement in England.
Until the end of 2016, the Slav Epic was housed in the National Gallery’s Veletržní Palace in Prague. Originally, the canvases were exhibited in the city of Moravský Krumlov. They were displayed in the castle and remained a precious treasure of the town for over 50 years.
Alfons Maria Mucha , known internationally as Alphonse Mucha , was a Czech painter, illustrator and graphic artist, living in Paris during the Art Nouveau period, best known for his distinctly stylized and decorative theatrical posters, particularly those of Sarah Bernhardt.
Alphonse Mucha is known for beginning the Art Nouveau movement but the artist actually later distanced himself from that in order to promote the media that he moved onto later in his career, such as oil painting .
The Style of Alphonse Mucha Mucha used lithography as the printing technique for his posters . The posters are usually signed in the block. Some of his posters were produced as sets like The Four Seasons. Complete sets count among the most searched for of his works.
In addition, the English word Slav derives from the Middle English word sclave, which was borrowed from Medieval Latin sclavus or slavus, itself a borrowing and Byzantine Greek σκλάβος sklábos “slave,” which was in turn apparently derived from a misunderstanding of the Slavic autonym (denoting a speaker of their own
Art Nouveau is a style of decoration and architecture that was common in the 1890s. It is characterized by flowing lines and patterns of flowers and leaves.
Gustave Doré (1832–1883), Portrait of Sarah Bernhardt (1870), oil on canvas, 65.5 × 54 cm, location not known. Wikimedia Commons. This first portrait of her was painted by her friend Gustave Doré (1832–1883) in 1870, probably when they were both trapped in the siege of Paris, in the Franco-Prussian War.