Clare Portillo - New York, NY - Phone: 1 (347) 583-7909
New York has dealers who are in the business of procuring and selling antique art nouveau and art deco objects. One can both buy and sell such objects there. Art nouveau is an international form of art and architechture that was popular during the beginning of the previous century. It still commands considerable antique value. The name in Art Noveau is French, and it means "new art". The idea behind this was to integrate art with natural life. Gustav Klimt, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Alphonse Mucha, René Lalique, Antoni Gaudí and Louis Comfort Tiffany are some of the notable artists who worked with this idea. Art Deco is a form of art that was popular in the 1930s after being conceptualized in Paris. Architecture and interior design, industrial design, fashion and jewelry, as well as the visual arts such as painting, graphic arts and film; they all were influenced by this movement to some extent. Artists who are considered the founders of this movement include Hector Guimard, Eugène Grasset, Raoul Lachenal, Paul Bellot, Maurice Dufrêne, and Emile Decoeur. Artworks that can be bought from the dealers in New York include bronze and bronze and ivory figures, lighting, cameo glass, pewter, ceramics, furniture, jewellery and silver and many more.