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Art Deco

Author : Judith Miller
ISBN : 9781405307543
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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The definitive, all-colour guide for any Art Deco enthusiast, showcasing over 1,000 individually priced items. With up-to-date tips and advice from bestselling expert Judith Miller, this glorious guide will show you all you need to know about Art Deco. From Clarice Cliff to Chanel, you can�t afford to buy or sell without it. �Judith is the ideal expert to guide both amateur and experienced collectors . . .� � Homes and Interiors

Essential Art Deco

Author : Ghislaine Wood
ISBN : STANFORD:36105026007034
Genre : Design
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"Art Deco, the most glamorous style of the twentieth century, swept across the globe in the 1920s and 1930s, altering the skylines of cities from Shanghai to Rio, and adding an exotic vibrant edge to everything from cinema and fashion to ocean liners and automobiles." "This illustrated book explores the extraordinary visual language of the style. Borrowing from the exotic cultures of Ancient Egypt, Meso-America, the oriental East and Africa and from the man-made world of skyscrapers and machines, Art Deco developed a highly distinctive iconography. It embraced the natural world of plants and animals, sunbursts and fountains, together with the geometric forms of avant-garde painting and design, and eventually found expression in the symbolic idiom of streamlining. Deeply eclectic and highly decorative, Art Deco celebrated fantasy, fun and glamour - themes which still strike a popular chord and account for Art Deco's huge appeal throughout the world today."--BOOK JACKET.

Jazz Age Art Deco

Author : Serge Gladky
ISBN : 9780486998831
Genre : Design
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Through the unrestrained creativity of the 1920s Jazz Age came spectacular Art Deco compositions produced in the pochoir stencil technique. Exploding with color, the vigorously repeating patterns range from exotic florals and still life abstracts to improvised zigzags. Enjoy 173 of these one-of-a-kind designs, featured here in glorious full color.

Designing Women

Author : Lucy Fischer
ISBN : 0231500572
Genre : Performing Arts
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The first substantial look at Art Deco's enormous influence on the motion picture and on the New Woman of the 1920s and '30s. Fischer situates the Art Deco movement within the dynamics of American consumerism, revealing how its appeal to women was used to sell cosmetics, clothing, home furnishings, jewelry, and objets d'art. She also investigates its implications for the star system. The book examines a large body of film work, from a variety of genres, in terms of set and costume design as well as narrative structure, and extends its conception of the cinematic "text" beyond the screen to the realm of movie theater design.

Art Deco Design

Author : Althea Chen
ISBN : 9780486998077
Genre : Design
File Size : 74. 30 MB
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Dazzling collection of the best of Art Deco: florals, allover patterns, animal and plant motifs, geometrics, ads, fashion spots. More than 200 color and black-and-white designs offer numerous uses.

177 Art Deco Designs

Author : Edouard Benedictus
ISBN : 9780486997667
Genre : Design
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Universally admired, Benedictus flavored his designs with Art Nouveau touches and an adventurous abstractionism. Reproduced directly from three of his highly prized and rare portfolios, these luminous images blend squares, rectangles, and other geometric forms with soft flowing curves. 177 full-color illustrations.

Christie S Art Deco

Author : Fiona Gallagher
ISBN : STANFORD:36105025048666
Genre : Art deco
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The impact of Art Deco was felt in every sphere of the decorative arts. This volume examines one of the most important period of design in the 20th century, and relates the story of every aspect of this movement of the 1920's and 30's.

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