Subject of the visit
Art Nouveau emerged in the late 19th century and reached its peak in the early 20th century, roughly from 1890 to 1910.
It is characterized with Organic Forms inspired by nature, such as vines, flowers, and other natural elements but also it embraced curvilinear lines and asymmetry. Elaborate ornamentation and decorative details were prominent, often integrated into the overall design, and artists explored new materials and techniques, incorporating iron, glass, ceramics, and other innovative materials into their creations.
and at the opposite
Art Deco gained popularity in the 1920s and 1930s, reaching its height during the interwar period. It is characterized by geometric shapes, sharp lines, and symmetry. It conveys a sense of modernity and progress with wleek form. Art Deco is associated with luxury, glamour, and a sense of optimism. It often uses expensive materials like chrome, glass, and precious metals. The movement drew inspiration from the technological advances of the time, including aviation, machinery, and the decorative arts of ancient cultures.
To explain you that we will walk in the south of the 16th district where the French master of the art Nouveau Hector Guimard, build couple of houses and undergroung way out.
What to see during the tour (apart of closing for private event):
- The famous underground station
- castle beranger
- the hotel Mezzara
- building Patay
- Building Mont blanc
- rue Agar
1h to 45 minutes
Privat Party tour : 100€
Group tour : 5€ per viewer