Art movements often migrate from the canvas to a variety of art forms such as decorative arts, architecture, and clothing. But initially, there are usually a few artists who set the style standards and are considered the masters. For the highly decorative Art Nouveau style, Czech artist Alphonse Mucha is considered a master.
Daily Art Magazine – Alphonse Mucha
And if you are so inclined, Art Nouveau in architecture:
Daily Art Mangazine – Art Nouveau Buildings
And because the article above forgot to include the Paris Metro ironwork:
My Modern Met – Paris Metro Entrances
There is so much more to Art Nouveau than Mucha and the Paris Metro. Stay tuned…