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Art Deco (Shire Collections) by Eric Knowles PDF

By Eric Knowles

ISBN-10: 0747813280

ISBN-13: 9780747813286

even though frequently linked to the Nineteen Twenties and the '30s, in truth the artwork Deco type had began to emerge in France sooner than the appearance of the 1st international battle. however it used to be throughout the interwar years that the fashion, achieving complete adulthood, was once followed via the overseas elite because the ideal expression of contemporary opulence and magnificence, and to this present day paintings Deco designs are redolent of the age of Jazz, cocktails, the Charleston, speakeasies, Hollywood glamour, manhattan skyscrapers and, particularly, variety. The '20s was once additionally a interval of significant technological advances in engineering and transportation, and the perpetual modernity and futuristic charisma of artwork Deco are evocative of this too. the following, BBC Antiques Roadshow specialist Eric Knowles offers a lavishly illustrated consultant to this such a lot beautiful and undying of styles.

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