Hector Guimard Architect, Designer (1867-1942) by Georges Vigne

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  • Art Nouveau,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Individual architects,
  • History - General,
  • Architecture,
  • Architectural & Industrial,
  • Individual Architect

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ContributionsFelipe Ferre (Photographer)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages402
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8357738M
ISBN 100929445201
ISBN 109780929445205

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However, this evaluation is based on very few examples of his work. His only famous monument is the system of subway entrances designed for.

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Guimard studied and later taught at the School of Decorative Arts and at the École des Beaux-Arts (“School of Fine Arts”) in Paris. Hector Guimard is the pre-eminent architect of Art Nouveau in France. He influenced French architecture and design in Hector Guimard book first half of the 20th century.

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Hector Guimard () French architect. Guimard introduced Art Nouveau in Paris. He brought it from Bruxelles in when he visited Horta. This visit has upset all the work he was doing on Castel Beranger.

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Like his contemporaries Antoni Gaudí in Barcelona and Joseph Hoffmann in Vienna, Guimard s work reflects the form, color, and light of turn-of-the-century Paris.5/5(6). Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ferré, Felipe, Hector Guimard.

New York, NY: H.N. Abrams, Hector Guimard (10 March – 20 May ) was a French architect and designer, and a prominent figure of the Art Nouveau style. He achieved early fame with his design for the Castel Beranger, the first Art Nouveau apartment building in Paris, which was selected in an competition as one of the best new building facades in the city.

Hector Guimard was a notable French interior designer, prominent architect Hector Guimard book best known representative of Art Nouveau.

He was born on Ma in Lyon, France. Following the trends of 19 th century Guimard also studied at the École nationale supérieure des. Hector Guimard (Ma – ) was a French architect, who is now the best-known representative of the Art Nouveau style of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Guimard's critical reputation has risen since the s, as many art historians have praised his architectural and decorative work, the best of it done during a relatively brief fifteen years of Born: 10 MarchLyon, France. Hector-Germain Guimard was born in Lyons in March He was the first of several major architects to be born that year, two months before Frank Lloyd Wright, four months before Henry Hornbostel, and nine before Josef Maria Olbrich.

His father was an orthopedist originally from Toucy, while his mother was a seamstress from Larajasse.

A typical beacon light outside the entrance to a Paris Métro station. ImageVia Pixabay licensed under CC0 (Public Domain). Although they are now celebrated as an iconic element of the. Hector Guimard. Lyon - New York Born in Lyon inHector Guimard was an important French architect, interior designer and designer of Art nouveau objects.

Hector Guimard studied from to at the École Nationale des Arts Décoratifs. The aesthetic of architect Hector Guimard (–) has long characterized French Art Nouveau in the popular imagination. This groundbreaking book showcases all aspects of his artistry and recognizes the fundamental modernity of his work.

Known for, among other things, the decorative entrances to the Paris Métro and the associated. Buy Hector Guimard by Felipe Ferre online at Alibris.

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Pagina dedicata a promuovere le iniziative dedicate al centocinquantesimo dalla nascita di Hector Guimard per l'anno Followers: Title: Perspective View of a Villa Creator: Hector Guimard Date Created: –05 Type: Drawing Rights: Gift of Mme. Hector Guimard Medium: Graphite, pen and brown and black ink on tracing paper Signed: In ink, "Hector Guimard." Paper Support: Tracing paper Inscribed: At top: "Villa à no.3/Vue Perspective." Exhibitions: "Five Centuries of Drawing,"no.

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The designer of several Metro stations in fin de siècle Paris, Hector Guimard created one of the quintessential documents of French Art Noveau and remains the movement’s best-known proponent.

Like his peers, Guimard rejected the domineering historicism in architecture and design, seeking to create a thoroughly modern ality: French. Hector Guimard, né à Lyon enfut le représentant majeur de l'architecture Art Nouveau à Paris.

Le Castel Béranger, un immeuble populaire construit à Auteuil entre etle rendit célèbre du jour au lendemain, pour l'originalité de son style et sa conception globale de l'architecture et de la décoration, tant extérieure qu'intérieure.

To sum up the Hotel Mezzara was built in by Hector Guimard, the most famous French architect author of art nouveau masterpieces (the parisian metropolitan entrances for exemple).

This building was ordered by Mr Mezzara, a H. Guimard’s friend, who was a business man (in textile industry and laces). Hector Guimard (Lyon, - Nova Iorque, ), arquiteto e desenhista industrial, francês, é muitas vezes considerado o mais representativo do movimento Art Nouveau francês.

Guimard não é tão conhecido por seus edifícios, mas é muito lembrado pelo estilo das estações do Metrô de Paris, uma das marcas desta cidade (a maior foi produzida entre e ), onde usou o ferro fundido Morte: 20 de maio de (75 anos), Nova.

Hector Guimard French architect and furniture designer in the Art Nouveau style, who made an enduring contribution to public lettering by incorporating the distinctive letters “METROPOLITAINE” into his entrances to the Paris Metro, at the beginning of the 20th century.

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XII, n° 2, It was published in english. THE ARCHITECTURAL RECORD has done me the honor of asking me to define «l’Art Nouveau.» It is difficult, at a time of transition—I might almost add, of trouble and commotion—to state exactly what would.

Adeline Oppenheim Guimard ( – ) was an American painter noted for her portraits in gouache and colored crayons. She trained in Paris, where she became a pupil of Albert Maignan, and her painting Romeo and Juliet was included in the book Women Painters of the World. In she married the architect and designer Hector Guimard, and the couple moved into his Art Deco* residence at.

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Guimard received the commission for the Paris Métro entranceways in.War came. Hector Guimard, whose wife was American and Jewish, moved to New York, never to return. In the fall ofunder the Occupation of Paris, anti-Semitic collaborators of the Nazi regime dynamited Agoudas Hakehilos synagogue, along with six other synagogues across the city.

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