Exhibition “Tulips from Baroque to Art Nouveau”
Exhibition “Tulips from Baroque to Art Nouveau” is in full blossom in the “Riga Art Nouveau Centre” museum! The exhibition open from 27.04.2016. till 12.06.2016.
The tulip motif was widely used in the Art Nouveau period because its slender stem, pointed leaves and graceful flower reflected the essence of the style. In this period tulips were not put in bouquets any longer, emphasising instead grace and elegance of the blossom.
Exhibition ART NOUVEAU in the NETHERLANDSFrom July 3 to October 12 an exhibition Art Nouveau in the Netherlands will be open at the Riga Art Nouveau Museum.
at Riga Art Nouveau Museum
Within its promotional activities of the Art Nouveau heritage of Europe the Art Nouveau Centre of Riga is offering the opportunity to have an insight into the Dutch Art Nouveau style. The exhibition has been organized in co-operation with the Dutch art historian and collector Frederick Erenc. This is a unique opportunity for the inhabitants and guests of Riga to discover the uniqueness of the Dutch Art Nouveau as the wonderful items exhibited – books, china, furniture and pieces of art, represent the features characteristic for the period such as the rationalist school, decorative Art Nouveau, Asian influence and other trends.