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The Routledge Companion to Art Deco

Author/EditorElliott, Bridget (Author)
Windover, Michael (Author)
ISBN: 9780367619688
Pub Date25/09/2023
BindingPaperback
Pages464
Dimensions (mm)246(h) * 174(w)
Scholarly interest in Art Deco has grown rapidly over the past fifty years, spanning different academic disciplines. This volume charts the evolution of this scholarly activity, highlighting past accomplishments as well as promising new directions in order to provide a guide to the current state of the field.
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Scholarly interest in Art Deco has grown rapidly over the past fifty years, spanning different academic disciplines. This volume provides a guide to the current state of the field of Art Deco research by highlighting past accomplishments and promising new directions. Chapters are presented in five sections based on key concepts: migration, public culture, fashion, politics, and Art Deco's afterlife in heritage restoration and new media. The book provides a range of perspectives on and approaches to these issues, as well as to the concept of Art Deco itself. It highlights the slipperiness of Art Deco yet points to its potential to shed new light on the complexities of modernity.

Scholarly interest in Art Deco has grown rapidly over the past fifty years, spanning different academic disciplines. This volume provides a guide to the current state of the field of Art Deco research by highlighting past accomplishments and promising new directions. Chapters are presented in five sections based on key concepts: migration, public culture, fashion, politics, and Art Deco's afterlife in heritage restoration and new media. The book provides a range of perspectives on and approaches to these issues, as well as to the concept of Art Deco itself. It highlights the slipperiness of Art Deco yet points to its potential to shed new light on the complexities of modernity.

Scholarly interest in Art Deco has grown rapidly over the past fifty years, spanning different academic disciplines. This volume provides a guide to the current state of the field of Art Deco research by highlighting past accomplishments and promising new directions. Chapters are presented in five sections based on key concepts: migration, public culture, fashion, politics, and Art Deco's afterlife in heritage restoration and new media. The book provides a range of perspectives on and approaches to these issues, as well as to the concept of Art Deco itself. It highlights the slipperiness of Art Deco yet points to its potential to shed new light on the complexities of modernity.

Introduction, Part One: Migration and the Making of North American Art Deco1 The Legacy of the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in the Formation of North American Deco: Academic and Social Tenets and their interpretations 2 The Cormier Residence in Relief 3 European Immigrant Designers and North American Art Deco 4 Art Deco at Chicago's 1933-34 Century of Progress International Exposition Part Two Art Deco and Public Culture 5 Revisiting Art Deco in the UK 6 Art Deco and Sound Cinema 7 Art Deco and the Fashioning of Radio Spaces 8 Art Deco Medicine Part Three: Fusing Art and Fashion 9 Haute Couture and the Art Deco Exhibition of 1925: A Turning Point 10 Fashion and a DIY culture of textiles during the Art Deco Period 11 On the Scent of Art Deco: Designing Perfumes Part Four: The Politics of Art Deco 12 Art Deco and Empire: The Residential Architecture of Ballardie, Thompson and Matthews 13 Art Deco, modernity and the politics of ornament in South African architecture, 1930-1940 14 Powerful Dragons and Radiant Suns: Art Deco and Japanese Militarism 15 Art Deco and the Other Part Five: History, Conservation, and Reincarnation 16 Conserving "Modest" Moderne Housing: 1930s Apartment Buildings in Canada 17 The Evolution and Role of Art Deco Societies and World Congresses in the Preservation and Popularization of Art Deco 18 Art Deco and Cinema - Yesterday and Today 19 From Poirot to Bioshock: Art Deco in the age of mediatization

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