art nouveau

art nouveau
noun Usage: often capitalized A&N Etymology: French, literally, new art Date: 1908 a design style of late 19th century origin characterized especially by sinuous lines and foliate forms

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  • Art Nouveau — UK / US or Art Nouveau UK [ˌɑː(r)t nuːˈvəʊ] / UK [ˌɑː(r) nuːˈvəʊ] / US [ˌɑrt nuˈvoʊ] / US [ˌɑr nuˈvoʊ] noun [uncountable] art a style of art, decoration, and architecture that uses curved patterns of leaves, flowers, and other natural objects,… …   English dictionary

  • art nouveau — UK / US or Art Nouveau UK [ˌɑː(r)t nuːˈvəʊ] / UK [ˌɑː(r) nuːˈvəʊ] / US [ˌɑrt nuˈvoʊ] / US [ˌɑr nuˈvoʊ] noun [uncountable] art a style of art, decoration, and architecture that uses curved patterns of leaves, flowers, and other natural objects,… …   English dictionary

  • art nouveau — (fr.; pronunc. [árt nubó]) m. Nombre del movimiento artístico modernista en Francia. * * * ► BELLAS ARTES Nombre que recibe el modernismo en Francia, tomado de la razón social de una tienda abierta en París en 1896. Tuvo particular importancia y… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • art nouveau — art nou·veau loc.s.f.inv. ES fr. {{wmetafile0}} TS arte tendenza artistica diffusa in tutta Europa tra la fine dell Ottocento e i primi anni del Novecento, caratterizzata da forme stilizzate di notevole eleganza decorativa; anche loc.agg.inv.:… …   Dizionario italiano

  • Art nouveau — Art nou|veau 〈[a:r nuvo:] f.; ; unz.; in England u. Frankreich Bez. für〉 Jugendstil [frz., „neue Kunst“] * * * Art nou|veau [arnu vo: ], der u. das; [frz. = neue Kunst; urspr. Name einer 1895 in Paris gegründeten Galerie]: Bez. für: Jugendstil… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • art nouveau — ► NOUN ▪ a style of decorative art and architecture prominent in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, characterized by intricate linear designs and flowing curves. ORIGIN French, new art …   English terms dictionary

  • art nouveau — [ärt΄no͞o vō′, är΄no͞o vō′; ] Fr [ ȧrno͞o vō′] n. [Fr, from the name of an art gallery ( c. 1895) carrying examples of the work] [also A N ] a movement in arts and crafts of the late 19th and early 20th cent., characterized by curvilinear designs …   English World dictionary

  • Art nouveau — Art nou|veau [arnu vo] der; <aus fr. art nouveau »neue Kunst«> Bez. für den Jugendstil in Großbritannien, den USA u. Frankreich …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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