I Love Alphonse Mucha

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    When I visited Prague, I knew that I was going to be pleasantly overwhelmed by the most gorgeous Art Nouveau architecture and artwork in the world. Every doorway had a voice and even the window sills screamed of a more enchanted time. It is not called the Art Nouveau capital of...
    Generika Generika
    31-35, F
    1 Response Sep 6, 2008

    If You've Never Heard, Seriously Look Him Up!

    To me, this visionary is eccentric, inspiring, sensual, and bloody brilliant! If you've never seen his work, you've been seriously deprived. Everything from his photographs, sculpture, decorative panels, paintings, drawings, and jewelery designs are beautifully feminine and...
    nothingandsomething nothingandsomething
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Feb 11, 2008

    Grasses In the Wind

    I admire the work of Mucha.  There is a natural, organic feel, yet constrained.  I agree with Krypton's story - there is a coldness, a detachment in the formality of the line.  I like that despite the control of the line there is still movement - all...
    auroraaustralis auroraaustralis
    5 Responses Aug 22, 2009

    One Who Understands

    To be honest, I don't know much about the life of Alphonse Mucha, but I love what I see in his artwork. He strikes me as one who enjoys nature and the world around him, a sort of neo-romantic.  He was technically talented, and conveyed a joy in his work in whatever he did...
    EBunbury EBunbury
    46-50, M
    1 Response Sep 21, 2008

    Harsh Lines

    I just finished cutting up my Mucha calendar so that I can use it in other crafts. :)  His art is so beautiful.  It has that symmetrical and coldness about it that I crave and yet keeps the imaginative element. 
    Krypton Krypton
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jan 1, 2009
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