Art Nouveau in Montmartre
Art Nouveau is ubiquitous in Paris. Opposite the Abbesses metro station in Montmartre, there is this church, an austere yet beautifully crafted and picturesque church named Saint Jean de Montmartre. It was made of cement – not concrete – a special technique which prevailed until 1915 but was replaced with reinforced concrete  later on, as with the Sagrada Familia, which I wilb be visiting this very week-end. What I liked here is the contrast between the geometrical pearl design on the porch and the typical Art Nouveau, turn of the century high-relief statue above the entrance.

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