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Art Deco Complete

Author : Alastair Duncan
ISBN : STANFORD:36105124113148
Genre : Art deco
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Straddling two World Wars and the Great Depression, ushering in the Jazz Age and the era of the automobile and skyscraper, fomenting in the great cities of Europe and America and shaping everything from the Golden Gate Bridge to the humble desk lamp, the story of Art Deco is the story of our modern world. In this book, the most comprehensive account of the decorative arts of the Art Deco period ever assembled, Alastair Duncan celebrates the styles rich variety of form and its diverse international roots as the very factors that make it a perennial favourite of modern collectors and designers. Sumptuously illustrated and written by one of the worlds leading experts, Art Deco Complete will be the definitive work on the subject for many years to come.

The Art Of Glass

Author : Victor Arwas
ISBN : 9781901092004
Genre : Art
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-- Published to coincide with a major exhibition. -- Examines in depth the historical background of each designer and firm, their styles and techniques. This introduction to the most innovative period of goth century glass-making was published to coincide with The Art of Glass - Art Nouveau to Art Deco exhibition at the Sunderland Museum and Art Gallery. The fascinating history of art glass in this Period begins in the 1880's with the precursors to Art Nouveau, follows the creations of Galle, Daum and Muller Freres. It continues with the development of opalescent, frosted and clear molded glass -- especially Lalique, Art Deco, functionalism, Orrefors and English and Scottish glass. But it is above all the glass itself, beautifully reproduced in full color, that brings to life one of the most exciting and creative periods in the history of art glass.

Art Deco Style

Author : Bevis Hillier
ISBN : UVA:X004719240
Genre : Architecture
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The dominant style in architecture and design of the 1920s and 1930s, 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 quickly spread from France to Britain, the USA and all over the globe during the 1930s.The fascinating text charts the various worldwide manifestations of Art Deco, and demonstrates that the style, although only retrospectively labelled a 'movement', had a coherence that led to its international appeal. The first 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.Bevis Hillier is the author of more than 20 books, including Art Deco: A Design Handbook. Stephen Escritt is a specialist in nineteenth- and twentieth-century interior design and furniture.

Art Deco

Author : Judith Miller
ISBN : PSU:000057834764
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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A catalog of more than one thousand collectible pieces features tips on purchasing art deco items, a guide to desirable prices, and a detailed history of the art deco style.

Art Deco

Author : Norbert Wolf
ISBN : 3791382411
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Now available in a new format, this lavishly illustrated volume explores Art Deco art and design from its origin to its present day influences. The Art Deco style is so recognizable and widespread that its original impact on the culture in which it emerged has been all but lost in the clutter of imitation. This book draws our attention back to the birth of Art Deco--a period between two devastating world wars when industrialization was flourishing, interest in archaeology was peaking, and movements such as Cubism, Constructivism, Futurism, and Modernism were turning the art world on its head. Brilliantly designed to reflect the style it celebrates, Art Deco is filled with hundreds of examples of painting, architecture, interiors, jewelry, crafts, furniture, and fashion. Author Norbert Wolf traces the chronology of the Art Deco style by looking at the politics and culture of Europe in the 1920s and early 30s and the artistic movements that paralleled its popularity. He follows Art Deco's influence in Europe and its spread to the Americas and Asia. Most importantly, this wideranging volume looks beyond the era of Art Deco's origination to the present day. Pointing to the numerous revivals and contemporary echoes in painting and even literature, this beautiful volume demonstrates the style's lasting importance.

Design Art Deco Quilts

Author : Don Linn
ISBN : 1607050889
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Create a spectacular Art Deco design quilt with this easy-to-follow guide. Inspired by 1930s Art Deco style, these striking, stylized quilts are the perfect way to show off your creativity with bold colours and geometric designs. Design Art Deco Quilts teaches you everything you need to know to create your very own Art Deco masterpiece - from choosing the right fabrics to cutting, planning, and piecing - plus full instructions for a fantastic sample quilt, a full-colour gallery of 11 quilt ideas, and a visual tour through the history of Art Deco.

Art Deco In America

Author : Eva Weber
ISBN : 0671808044
Genre : Art
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Examines the influence of the art deco style on American painting, sculpture, architecture, furniture, graphic art, and industrial design during the 1920s and 1930s

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