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Alphonse Mucha:his life and art

Jiri Mucha

Alphonse Mucha:his life and art

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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby his son Jiri Mucha.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii,391p. :
Number of Pages391
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13893041M


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Bibliography: p. Includes index Notes. Internet Archive Books. American Libraries. Uploaded by LineK on Octo SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: The Legacy of Alphonse Mucha. Under Nazi occupation the Slav Epic was hidden underground, and under Communism his art continued to be viewed as decadent and bourgeois and did not receive public display.

His son Jiri Mucha, devoted much of his life to reviving his father's reputation. Although during his lifetime, Alphonse Mucha fought efforts to tie him directly to Art Nouveau, his images are part of the definition of the style.

By the time of his death, he took the greatest pride in his historical paintings. Mucha's work was out of style at the time of his death, but it is very popular and well-respected today. A wonderful article by Peter Davison in Corymbus, an online journal on classical music, on the synergy between Alphonse Mucha, his spirituality, and the music of Geraldine Mucha, his Scottish-Czech daughter-in-law.

As Mucha's son, the author has enjoyed unrivaled access to the artist's writings and correspondence, and has woven together a detailed tapestry, illustrating the artist's career in France and then his return to Czechoslovakia in where he devoted the remainder of his life to the Slav epic--a chronicle of the history of his people.

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by Jiri Mucha (Author), Alphonse Marie Mucha (Author)5/5(4). One of the great pioneers of poster art, the Czech artist and painter Alphonse Mucha became famous for his life-size poster for Sarah Bernhardt as Gismonda.

This richly textured poster led to a 6-year contract and was the basis for Mucha's success as the archetypal Art Nouveau designer, who infused decorative art with a new aesthetic. Alphonse Mucha was born in in Ivancice, Moravia, which is near the city of Brno in the modern Czech Republic.

It was a small town, and for all intents and purposes life was closer to the 18th than the 19th century. Alphonse Mucha: his life and art. [Jiří Mucha] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Alphonse Mucha: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Jiří Mucha.

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He mostly worked in Vienna and Paris, but was also in Chicago, where he taught at the Art Institute, from to Born: Throughout his life as an artist, Alphonse Mucha always seemed more interested in producing art that the general public could see and enjoy, rather than producing art explicitly for critics, or for art’s sake.

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Publish your book with B&: Jiri Mucha. The most important of these style books was Documents Décoratifs, published in at the height of Mucha's fame as the high priest of the Art Nouveau movement. While the artist's fame rests largely on his posters, it is in the smaller works of the style books, or design portfolios, that the refinement of his technique can best be appreciated.

Jiri Mucha, Alphonse Maria Mucha, His Life and Art, New York,p. (illustrated) as the cover of Harper's Magazine. Lot Essay Born in Ivancice, Moravia near the city of Brno in the modern day Czech Republic, Alphonse Mucha began his artistic training taking drawing lessons at the Academy of Visual Arts in Prague and continued his studies in Munich.

His Wikipedia biography gives details of the life of Mucha, who died in "Alphonse Maria Mucha was born in in the town of Ivanice, Moravia (the present Czech Republic). Although his singing abilities allowed him to continue his education through high school in the Moravian capital of Brno, drawing had been his main hobby since childhood.

During the late winter ofa struggling Czech artist was working in an illustrator workshop, correcting proofs for a friend. It was the holidays in Paris and most other artists were out of town. All of a sudden, a woman rushes into the workshop demanding a poster for a theatre production called.

Mucha was born in in what is now the Czech Republic. He worked as a decorative painter in Eastern Europe before moving to Paris inwhere he attracted the attention of actress Sarah Bernhardt, whose patronage would launch his ornate patterns and lyrical designs, known now as Art Nouveau, were, at the time, called “Le Style.

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Jaroslava Muchová Syllabová (15 March – 9 November ) was a Czech painter, the daughter of painter Alphonse Mucha and the sister of writer and translator Jiří Mucha. Biography. Muchová was born in New York on 15 March her parents were in the United States while her father tried unsuccessfully to raise funds to support his project The Slav Epic.

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