Hector Guimard

Art Nouveau, Architect

1867 – 1942

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Who was Hector Guimard?

Hector Guimard was an architect, who is now the best-known representative of the French Art Nouveau style of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Guimard's critical reputation has risen since the 1960s, as many art historians have praised his architectural and decorative work, the best of it done during a relatively brief fifteen years of prolific creative activity.

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Born
Mar 10, 1867
Lyon
Nationality
  • France
Profession
Education
  • École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts
  • École nationale supérieure des arts décoratifs
Lived in
  • Lyon
Died
May 20, 1942
New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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