Eric Knowles's Art Deco (Shire Collections) PDF

By Eric Knowles

ISBN-10: 0747813280

ISBN-13: 9780747813286

even supposing often linked to the Nineteen Twenties and the '30s, in truth the artwork Deco variety had all started to emerge in France sooner than the arrival of the 1st global warfare. however it was once through the interwar years that the fashion, achieving complete adulthood, was once followed through the overseas elite because the excellent expression of recent opulence and style, and to today artwork Deco designs are redolent of the age of Jazz, cocktails, the Charleston, speakeasies, Hollywood glamour, manhattan skyscrapers and, exceptionally, kind. The '20s was once additionally a interval of serious technological advances in engineering and transportation, and the perpetual modernity and futuristic charisma of paintings Deco are evocative of this too. the following, BBC Antiques Roadshow specialist Eric Knowles offers a lavishly illustrated advisor to this so much fascinating and undying of styles.

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