From 29 September 2018 until 20 January 2019 Bologna hosts for the first time an important retrospective on the work of Alphonse Mucha, one of the greatest performers of Art Nouveau. The wonderful eighteenth-century halls of Palazzo Pallavicini will frame 80 of the most famous works by the Czech artist, 27 of which are exhibited for the first time in Italy.
The exhibition, organized by Chiara Campagnoli, Rubens Fogacci and Deborah Petroni of Pallavicini srl in collaboration with Mucha Foundation and Tomoko Sato, puts an unprecedented look on the work of the great artist.
Czech-born Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939) was one of the most influential and celebrated artists in fin de siècle Paris, best known for his graphic work such as his theatre posters for the actress Sarah Bernhardt and his decorative panels featuring graceful women. Mucha created a distinctive style, le style Mucha.