Art Nouveau

Maggy’s picks: Art Nouveau, daguerreotypes and photos of Japan

In Europeana, you can find over 53 million of artworks, artefacts, books, videos and sounds from across Europe and we are adding new ones every day. Curious about our latest additions?  In this blog series, we hand pick some interesting collections which definitely deserve your attention. Explore and enjoy! Our newest star is a beautiful […]

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Marketing modern art at 31 Rue Bonaparte

Nowadays, we’re used to billboards and posters advertising the latest exhibitions on the sides of buses and busy street corners. Art is big business so it’s only natural it’s got a publicity budget to match. In fact, art posters can even become valuable collectables, fetching huge sums at auction houses around the world. All of […]

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Do you Love Art Nouveau?

Art Nouveau digitisation campaign launches on Valentine’s Day Do you Love Art Nouveau? Will you be in the UK over the next week? If so, you will love a new campaign brought to you by the Collections Trust and being launched, appropriately, on Valentine’s Day. Love Art Nouveau is a crowd-sourced campaign to encourage people […]

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Preventing A Case of Mistaken Identity

Preventing A Case of Mistaken Identity

Have you ever been the victim of mistaken identity? Or even identity theft? In real life, it’s bad enough. But how about if your identity was mixed up long after your death? It could easily happen, all you need is the same name as someone else and before you know it, your identities are intertwined. […]

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New Feature: Map Search and Display

“Where are the items from your search results located?” and “How many of them are near you?” – just a couple of the questions we can now answer thanks to one of the latest enhancements to the Europeana portal. The development department at Europeana have been working hard on a new interactive search and display […]

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Winner Update & Virtual Exhibition in Russian

Photo: Csaba Attila Kontar, winner in the Art Nouveau category of the Wiki Loves Monuments photo contest – with his prizes from Europeana . You can view the winning image in the Wiki Loves Art Nouveau virtual exhibition. Wiki Loves Art Nouveau launched in December of last year as our first crowd-sourced virtual exhibition, featuring 50 […]

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“Wiki Loves Art Nouveau” Virtual Exhibition

We are excited to announce the launch of our first ever virtual exhibition based on user-generated content. “Wiki Loves Art Nouveau” is an online exhibition made up of 50 images taken by members of Wikimedia Commons, representing some of Europe’s best examples of Art Nouveau architecture. With over 165,000 entries in the Wiki Loves Monuments photo contest, the special […]

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Your Winner: WLM Art Nouveau Category

We are pleased to announce the winner of the Art Nouveau category in the Wiki Loves Monuments photography competition! This picture of the interior of the Museum of Applied Arts in Budapest by Csaba Attila Kontar is the winning photo, receiving the most votes on Flickr. The photo beat off competition from 343 finalists, all entries were impressive examples […]

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