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Alphonse Mucha - Pioneer of Art Nouveau

Hosted by the Consul of the Athens Art for All Group
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Took place 3 months ago
Sat 23 Jan 18:00 - 19:30

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At the end of the 19th century, the Czech artist Alphonse Mucha ( Protected content ) ranked among the pioneers of the Art Nouveau movement. Virtually overnight, he became famous in Paris thanks to his posters of star actress Sarah Bernhardt. But at the height of his fame, Mucha left Paris to realise his lifetime project “The Slav Epic”. He worked on the monumental cycle of paintings for 18 years – only to meet fierce criticism upon completion.

We will watch a documentary from arte.tv (duration 53 minutes) which we can discuss afterwards