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Alphonse Mucha In Quest of Beauty 8 October 2016 – 19 February, 2017

poster in quest

Exhibition ends 19 February, 2017

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

The exhibition explores the work and legacy of the Czech painter and decorative artist Alphonse Mucha (1860–1939).

Through his stylish andbeautiful theatrical and advertising posters, the exhibition examines how ‘le style Mucha’ evolved and became synonymous with the international Art Nouveau style. It also examines the often-hidden, skilled draughtsmanship behind Mucha’s internationally recognisable designs,and explores how his artistic philosophy influenced his later career. 

Alongside works by Mucha feature several key objects from Glasgow’s own collection; artworks that demonstrate the interchange of artistic ideas between Scotland, the rest of the UK, and continental Europe.

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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Argyle St, Glasgow G3 8AG

See some more photographs from the exhibition by Jim Byrne 

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