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Art deco style / Bevis Hillier and Stephen Escritt.

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextPublication details: London : Phaidon, 1997.ISBN:
  • 071482884X
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 709.04012 21
Contents:
Foreword: Art Deco Revisited / Beris Hillier -- Introduction: Art Deco: A Total Style? -- 1. Strictly Modern: The 1925 Paris Exposition and the State of European Decoration -- 2. US Deco: Modernity Meets the American Dream -- 3. The Politics of Decoration: European Art Deco 1925-39 -- 4. Diluted Deco: The British Affair with the Modernistic -- 5. World-Wide Deco: Towards an International Style -- 6. Decomania: Revivalism, Heritage, History and Post-Modernism.
Summary: Art Deco Style is the most comprehensive and wise-ranging study of Art Deco yet to be published. Truly international in scope and covering the whole spectrum of art, design and architecture, this richly illustrated book demonstrates the all-pervasiveness and essential coherence of Art Deco as a style, and reflects the fascination that it continues to exert as a living influence.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Foreword: Art Deco Revisited / Beris Hillier -- Introduction: Art Deco: A Total Style? -- 1. Strictly Modern: The 1925 Paris Exposition and the State of European Decoration -- 2. US Deco: Modernity Meets the American Dream -- 3. The Politics of Decoration: European Art Deco 1925-39 -- 4. Diluted Deco: The British Affair with the Modernistic -- 5. World-Wide Deco: Towards an International Style -- 6. Decomania: Revivalism, Heritage, History and Post-Modernism.

Art Deco Style is the most comprehensive and wise-ranging study of Art Deco yet to be published. Truly international in scope and covering the whole spectrum of art, design and architecture, this richly illustrated book demonstrates the all-pervasiveness and essential coherence of Art Deco as a style, and reflects the fascination that it continues to exert as a living influence.