The definition of art nouveau is an art movement which started in France and was in style between 1890 to 1910, featuring forms, designs and curved lines styled from nature.
An example of art nouveau is the art of Gustav Klimt.
[alsoA- N-] a movement in arts and crafts of the late 19th and early 20th cent., characterized by curvilinear designs styled from nature
Origin of art nouveauFr, from the name of an art gallery (c. 1895) carrying examples of the work
also Art Nou·veau
A style of decoration and architecture of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, characterized particularly by the depiction of leaves and flowers in flowing, sinuous lines.
Origin of art nouveauFrench art art nouveau new
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From the French.