Lindsay Comstock is a New York-based writer, photographer and editor. Her work has appeared in American Photo, PDN and Rangefinder. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and has been reprinted with permission. 

Over a two-decade period between 1890 and 1910, Art Nouveau style spanned various mediums, referencing art as a way of life. It’s a movement classified by an affinity for florals and curvier lines than the Art Deco movement that followed.

From borders and signs with the stylized ornamentation of the time to feminine turn-of-the-century portraits, we’ve rounded up the work of five artists who are referencing Art Nouveau today. View samples from each one below, then click on their names to view their full portfolios and start following them yourself.


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Atelier Sommerland

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