Art Deco style

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Publisher:
Phaidon Press Ltd.,
Pub. Date:
1997.
Language:
English
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The dominant style in architecture and design of the 1920s and 30s, Art Deco was an exuberant reaction to the austerity of the war years. Characterized by geometric shapes, stylized natural forms and the use of luxurious materials, and inspired by sources ranging from Ancient Egypt to the Ballets Russes, the style rapidly spread from France to Britain, the United States and all over the globe during the 1930s.

The fascinating text of this attractive volume charts the various worldwide manifestations of Art Deco to demonstrate with eloquence that the style - though labelled a 'movement' only in retrospect - had an astounding coherence that led to its international appeal. The first ever book to explore Art Deco's pervasive influence in all areas of life, Art Deco Style is illustrated with examples from all over the world, from liners to letter-boxes and lampposts.

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071482884
9780714843285
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Full title art deco style
Author hillier bevis
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subject_facet Art deco -- History -- 20th century, Art deco -- Unitd States
title_display Art Deco style
title_full Art Deco style / Bevis Hellier ; Stephen Escritt
title_short Art Deco style
topic_facet Art deco, History