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The Embers Of Art Nouveau

Story 12th January 2016 0 Comments

During the late 1800s European art was largely defined by an academic and mechanised approach. Art was essentially undergoing a period of depression whereby an elitist group of fusty critics took it upon themselves to dictate the rules of what would constitute a meritorious work of art. The only way for an artist to be taken seriously, it seemed, was…

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