Stile Liberty

Stile Liberty

The Italian version of Art Nouveau, so named after the firm of Liberty and Co. in London.
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Which style of art, which flourished from 1890 to 1910, was known as Jugendstil in Germany and Stile Liberty in Italy?
Opening their exhibition with rarely seen examples of Stile Liberty (the Italian spin on Art Nouveau) placed among rural landscapes, executed in a Divisionist style--such as Angelo Morbelli's In risaia (The Rice Field), 1901, depicting women harvesting rice--the curators pursue the argument that Italy's twentieth-century investment in design was a compensatory move for what designer and theorist Andrea Branzi has called that nation's "imperfect" and "incomplete" modernity.