Mellow Monday: The Style That Took Paris By Storm

Welcome to Mellow Monday, a picture post with beautiful photos from around the web!

Sit back and relax as we present this week’s theme:

Art Nouveau with Alphonse Mucha

Back in the early 1900s, Alphonse Mucha became the talk of Paris for his contemporary and refreshing art style, which they dubbed “Art Nouveau”. There’s more on him here, but I’d just like to show you some of the highlights of his works.

 

His advertisement for the legendary actress Sarah Bernhardt, Gismonda, launched him to fame overnight. Some collectors desired this print so much, they would sneak out at night to cut it down from the billboards!

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