Art Nouveau & Art Deco Analytical Essay by ResearchRiter

Art Nouveau & Art Deco
This paper analyzes the Art Nouveau and Art Deco styles of architecture.
# 126107 | 2,000 words | 16 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Architecture (Buildings) , Art (History) , Architecture (History)

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In this article, the writer provides a comparison and contrast of two styles of architecture popular in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Art Nouveau and Art Deco. The works of Victor Horta and Raymond Hood are also compared as respective examples of each form of architecture.

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"Art Nouveau was a movement in architecture that was highly popular in major European cities as well as the United States. Art Nouveau was a reaction in design against classical approaches that were formal in nature. Instead the Art Nouveau ethic embraced the idea that the greatest beauty could be found in nature. If Art Nouveau was a reaction against the machine age and mechanized approaches to design, the Art Deco movement in architecture is symbolic of ..."

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