Art Nouveau Definition

är no͝o-vō, ärt
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.
American Heritage
A movement in arts and crafts of the late 19th and early 20th cent., characterized by curvilinear designs styled from nature.
Webster's New World
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.
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Origin of Art Nouveau

  • French art art nouveau new

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From the French.

    From Wiktionary

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