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Victor Horta
An analysis of architect, Victor Horta's influence on the art nouveau movement.
# 96913 | 4,519 words | 19 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Jul 18, 2007 in Architecture (Buildings) , Architecture (European) , Architecture (History)

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This paper analyzes whether Victor Horta's work reflects the aesthetics of the art nouveau movement. It also looks at what some of the limitations of the art nouveau movement were. The paper provides an overview of the architect's life and the times in which he lived. It then analyzes Horta's influence to the art movements of this time period.

Table of Contents:
Review and Discussion
Background and Overview
Victor Horta and the Art Nouveau Movement
Influence and Limitations of Art Nouveau

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Ballantyne, Andrew. A Very Short Introduction. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2002.
  • Boyd, Andrew, Andrew Carden and H. R. Hitchcock et al. World Architecture: An Illustrated History. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1963.
  • Cantor, Norman F. (1988). Twentieth-Century Culture: Modernism to Deconstruction. New York: Peter Lang, 1988.
  • Cassou, Jean, Emil Langui and Nikolaus Pevsner. Gateway to the Twentieth Century: Art and Culture in a Changing World. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1962.
  • Conway, Hazel and Rowan Roenisch. Understanding Architecture: An Introduction to Architecture and Architectural History. New York: Routledge, 1994.

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