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Victor Horta : the architect of art nouveau

Author: David Dernie; Alastair Carew-Cox
Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson Ltd, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : New, fully revised and updated editionView all editions and formats
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In the decade following the success of his design for the Hôtel Tassel in Brussels in 1893, Victor Horta, the creator of Art Nouveau architecture, produced more than forty buildings--and a movement. Prepared in close collaboration with the Horta Museum, Brussels, 'Victor Horta: The Architect of Art Nouveau' discusses the many influences on Horta's designs and his legacy. The richly ornamental style of Art Nouveau,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: collective biographies
Biographies
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Biography
Named Person: Victor Horta, baron; Victor Horta; Victor Horta, baron
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Dernie; Alastair Carew-Cox
ISBN: 9780500343234 0500343233
OCLC Number: 1026388288
Notes: Originally published in the UK in 1995 by Academy Editions, an imprint of John Wiley & Sons.
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Description: 239 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 30 cm
Contents: THEMES FROM THE WORK OF VICTOR HORTA --
1. Brussels: The Styles Of A New Capital --
2. Paris Dawn --
3. Belgian Avant-Garde: Les XX And The Fin De Siecle --
4. Quest For Originality --
5. Dream Rooms: Nostalgia And Light --
6. Power Of Material --
7. Endless Line: Projected Space --
BUILDINGS 1889-1923 --
Édicule Lambeaux : Parc du Cinquantenaire, Brussels (1889-97) --
Hôtel Autrique : 226 Chaussee de Haecht, Brussels (1893-95) --
Hôtel Tassel : 6 Rue Paul-Emile Janson, Brussels (1893-94) --
Hôtel Frison : 37 Rue Lebeau, Brussels (1894-95) --
Hôtel Winssinger : 66 Rue de l'Hôtel des Monnaies, Brussels (1894-97) --
Hôtel Solvay : 224 Avenue Louise, Brussels (1894-1903) --
Hôtel Van Eetvelde : 4 Avenue Palmerston, Brussels (1895-1901) --
Jardin D'Enfants : 40 Rue Saint-Ghislain, Brussels (1895-99) --
Maison Du Peuple : Place Émile Vandervelde, Brussels (1895-99; demolished 1965) --
Maison and Atelier Horta : 23-25 Rue Américaine, Brussels (1898-1901) --
Villa Carpentier : Chaussée de Tournai, Renaix (1899) --
Villa Frison : 70 Avenue Circulaire, Uccle (1899-1900) --
Maison and Atelier Braecke : 31 Rue de l'Abdication, Brussels (1901-06) --
Maison and Atelier Dubois : 80 Avenue Brugmann, Brussels (1901-06) --
Hôtel Max Hallet : 346 Avenue Louise, Brussels (1902- 05) --
Waucquez Store : 20 Rue des Sables, Brussels (1903-06) --
Villa Dubois : Rue de Maradret, Sosoye (1905) --
Wolfers Store : 11-13 Rue d'Arenberg, Brussels (1909-12) --
Brugmann Hospital : Place Van Gehuchten, Brussels (1906-23) --
Horta's Buildings in Brussels --
Chronology.
Other Titles: Horta, the architect of art nouveau
Responsibility: David Dernie, Alastair Carew-Cox ; [photographs by photographer Alastair Carew-Cox].

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An expertly written and exquisitely photographed study of the buildings of Victor Horta, a figure of central significance to Art Nouveau and to the origins of modernism in architecture and interior  Read more...

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