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    art nouveau

    (Encyclopedia) art nouveau är˝ no͞ovō´ [key], decorative-art movement centered in Western Europe. It began in the 1880s as a reaction against the historical emphasis of mid-19th-century art, but did not...

    nouveau roman

    (Encyclopedia) nouveau roman or new novel: see French literature ; Robbe-Grillet, Alain .

    modern art

    (Encyclopedia) modern art, art created from the 19th cent. to the mid-20th cent. by artists who veered away from the traditional concepts and techniques of painting, sculpture, and other fine arts that had be...

    Mexican art and architecture

    (Encyclopedia) Mexican art and architecture, works of art and structures produced in the area that is now the country of Mexico. Such arts were already highly developed in the ancient civilizations flourishin...

    Russian art and architecture

    (Encyclopedia) Russian art and architecture, the artistic and architectural production of the geographical area of Russia. Early Christian Works With the Christianization of Russia in the l...

    German art and architecture

    (Encyclopedia) German art and architecture, artistic works produced within the region that became politically unified as Germany in 1871 generally followed the stylistic currents of Western Europe. T...

    art

    (Encyclopedia) art. The major general surveys on topics in the fine arts are painting ; sculpture ; drawing ; photography , and architecture . See also articles on spec...

    Mesopotamian art

    (Encyclopedia) Mesopotamian art: see Assyrian art ; Hittite art and architecture ; Phoenician art ; Sumerian and Babylonian art . ...

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