Eric Knowles's Art Deco (Shire Collections) PDF

By Eric Knowles

even if often linked to the Nineteen Twenties and the '30s, actually the artwork Deco sort had all started to emerge in France sooner than the arrival of the 1st international conflict. however it was once through the interwar years that the fashion, achieving complete adulthood, used to be followed via the foreign elite because the ideal expression of contemporary opulence and magnificence, and to today paintings Deco designs are redolent of the age of Jazz, cocktails, the Charleston, speakeasies, Hollywood glamour, manhattan skyscrapers and, specially, type. The '20s used to be additionally a interval of serious technological advances in engineering and transportation, and the perpetual modernity and futuristic air of secrecy of artwork Deco are evocative of this too. right here, BBC Antiques Roadshow specialist Eric Knowles presents a lavishly illustrated consultant to this so much beautiful and undying of styles.

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