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Victor Horta : the architect of art nouveau

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
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
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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.
Edition statement from colophon.
Description: 239 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 30 cm
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 --
Other Titles: Horta, the architect of art nouveau
Responsibility: David Dernie, Alastair Carew-Cox ; [photographs by photographer Alastair Carew-Cox].


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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