The Japanese Influence in Art Nouveau Decorative Arts

Lee, Jung ah (2001) The Japanese Influence in Art Nouveau Decorative Arts. MPhil(R) thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Although the foundation being so unlike each other, East and West have been influencing each other continuing to this day. Rather than dividing both cultures this paper will examine the part were they meet. Asia inspired western artists and designers to create their own fanciful vision of the east. Art nouveau was a style emerged from international communications, while concerned in mass and high art with industrial patronage's well as domestic interior set on urban district. Alongside with conventional past and contemporary European artistic tradition, oriental motif especially Japanese had a great impact on Art Nouveau style. In this paper Japanese influence in Art Nouveau period mainly concentrating on subject matter in various medium including decorative arts as well as painting. It would be interesting to see how western world comprehend the works of Japanese and transform to their own.

Item Type: Thesis (MPhil(R))
Qualification Level: Masters
Keywords: Art history, Design
Date of Award: 2001
Depositing User: Enlighten Team
Unique ID: glathesis:2001-76178
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 19 Dec 2019 09:15
Last Modified: 19 Dec 2019 09:15

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