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Arts Everyday Living: Through the Eyes of an Art Nouveau Master—A Feminine Matching Pair

    Czech master Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939) has become an iconic artist in the 21st century, with an internationally renowned museum in his native Prague attracting millions of visitors.  Influenced by the decorative ingenuity of the popular Art Nouveau movement, his works often featured elegant women adorned in elaborate costumes and headdresses such as these […]

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Self portrait

Arts Everyday Living: Portrait of a Doomed Artist—Klimt’s Style, Van Gogh’s Fate

Click on the painting to enlarge or enhance it.      BEFORE THE SELFIE: A GALLERY OF SELF PORTRAITS, PART II   Vsevolod Maksymovych, in the remarkable self-portrait below, was only 21 when he committed suicide in 1914, after the unsuccessful showing of his one man exhibition.* HIs work is generally compared to Art Nouveau innovator Aubrey […]

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