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Art Deco : Art of Century - Victoria Charles

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Published: 28th March 2013
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Art Deco style was established on the ashes of a disappeared world, the one from before the First World War, and on the foundation stone of a world yet to become, opened to the most undisclosed promises.

Forgetting herself in the whirl of Jazz Age and the euphoria of the "Annees Folles," the Garconne with her linear shape reflects the architectural style of Art Deco: to the rounded curves succeed the simple and plain androgynous straight line...

Architecture, painting, furniture and sculpture, dissected by the author, proclaim the druthers for sharp lines and broken angles. Although ephemeral, this movement keeps on influencing contemporary design.

About the Author

Victoria Charles received her PhD in art history. She has published extensively on art history and has contributed to Art Information, an international guide to contemporary art. A well-published journalist, Ms. Charles also contributed to a collective work, 1000 Paintings of Genius.

Klaus H. Carl is a writer, photographer and professor. He is the author of numerous books and articles.

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ISBN: 9781844848461
ISBN-10: 1844848469
Series: Art of Century
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 200
Published: 28th March 2013
Publisher: Parkstone Press Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 29.21 x 26.04  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 1.43