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Art Deco Complete: The Definitive Guide to the Decorative Arts of the 1920s and 1930s

Author/EditorDuncan, Alastair (Author)
ISBN: 9780500238554
Pub Date14/09/2009
BindingHardback
Pages544
Dimensions (mm)308(h) * 240(w)
Offers an account of the decorative arts of the Art Deco period. This book 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.
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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 style's 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 world's leading experts, Art Deco Complete will be the definitive work on the subject for many years to come.

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 style's 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 world's leading experts, Art Deco Complete will be the definitive work on the subject for many years to come.

Alastair Duncan is the author of Art Deco Complete, American Art Deco, Art Deco and Art Deco Furniture, all published by Thames & Hudson.

Introduction * Media and Masters: Furniture and Interior Decoration Sculpture * Paintings, Graphics, Posters, Bookbinding * Glass Ceramics * Lighting * Textiles * Silver, Metal, Lacquer and Enamel Jewelry * A-Z of Artists, Designers and Manufacturers

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