Emile Galle

Author(s): Emile Galle


An icon in the Art Nouveau movement, Emile Galle (1846-1904) sought to portray the beauty and simplicity of nature in his glass art. His designs, referred to as "poetry in glass," range from fine pottery to jewellery to furniture. Everything Galle produced contains traces of his masterful technique which refl ects his innovativeness as an artist and his skill as a designer. In this rich text, Galle unravels the beauty and ingenuity found within his own work.


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Emile Galle (1846-1904) is one of the main actors of the French Art Nouveau movement and founder of the Ecole de Nancy, Emile Galle digs in his texts for the sources of his own art. Passionate reader of poetry, artist and botanic expert, he allows himself to read his mysterious and refined works through its nexus with litterature, philosophy and the contemporary art.

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  • : 9781783101221
  • : Parkstone International
  • : Parkstone International
  • : 1.456
  • : October 2014
  • : 280mm X 238mm X 31mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

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  • : Emile Galle
  • : Hardback
  • : 748.092
  • : 200