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Czech artist Alphonse Mucha's exhibition opens in border province Yunnan

Updated:2019-08-02 11:21:39   

A special exhibition of well-known Czech Art Nouveau painter Alphonse Mucha kicked off Wednesday in Kunming, capital of southwest China's Yunnan Province.

The exhibition, "Mucha: Pioneer of Art Nouveau," is held in the Yunnan Provincial Museum, which exhibits 166 works designed or created by Mucha, including posters, advertisement designs, book illustrations, photos, clothes, jewellery, glass and ceramic works.

Mucha (1860-1939) was internationally renowned for his distinct style.

Helena Koenigsmarkova, director of the Czech Republic Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague, said the selected works from the museum represented the main highlights of Mucha's production.

The exhibition will last until Oct. 7.

Editor: John Li