Abirpothi

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Art Nouveau Movement

Art that glows golden for over a century — celebrating Gustav Klimt\’s birthday

July 14, On This Day Born on July 14, 1862, Austrian symbolist painter Gustav Klimt is more than just a well-known name in the history of art. His shimmering gold leaf-flecked iconic artworks — one of the most famous being the enduring \’The Kiss\’ — have been looked upon as objects of immense beauty and …

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Remembering Rene Jules Lalique, the man who revolutionized the glass art industry

Rene Jules Lalique, a French jeweler and glass designer well known for his creations of glass art, perfume bottles, vases and automobile hood ornaments, was born on 6th April, 1860. His glass creations had a significant contribution to the Art Nouveau movement in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Trained at the School of …

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