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How Roller’s succession heightened the Viennese Secession

This is an image of Alfred Roller’s poster (1902) from the Gustav Mahler Exhibition – Vienna Secession.* Austrian painter, graphic and set designer, Alfred Roller was born on 2nd October 1864, in Brünn, Mähren. Roller attended the Academy of Fine … Continue reading

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Torso: Don’t lose your head…go figure it out

French-born American sculptor Gaston Lachaise was born on March 19, 1882.  From 1898 -1904 he studied sculpture at the École des Beaux-Arts under Gabriel-Jules Thomas. He began his artistic career as a designer of Art Nouveau decorative objects for the … Continue reading

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Freak out! C’est chic Lalique

René Jules Lalique (6 April 1860, Ay, Marne – 5 May 1945, Paris) was a French glass designer known for his creations of perfume bottles, vases, jewellery, and chandeliers amongst other items.  According to Wikipedia,  he studied at the Sydenham Art … Continue reading

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