Art Deco

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    Art Deco

    For more info click hereArt Deco was a popular international art design movement from 1860's until the 1950's, affecting the decorative arts such as architecture, interior design and industrial design, as well as the visual arts such as fashion, painting, the graphic arts and film. At the time, this style was seen as elegant, glamorous, functional and modern.
  • Rene Lalique

    Rene Lalique
    For more info click hereRene Lalique from 1860-1945 was a French Glassmaker.
  • Leon Bakst

    Leon Bakst
    For more info click hereLeon Bakst from 1866-1924 was a Russian Designer and Illustrator Art Print.
  • Josef Hoffmann

    Josef Hoffmann
    for more info click hereJosef Hoffmann from 1870-1956 was a Austrian Architect/Designer.
  • Jean Dupas

    Jean Dupas
    To learn more click hereJean Dupas from1882-1964 was a French Designer.
  • Tamara de Lempicka

    Tamara de Lempicka
    For more info click hereTamara de Lempicka from 1898-1980 was a Polish/American Painter .
  • How art deco all started

    How art deco all started
    For more info click hereAt the beginning of the 20th century the death of Queen Victoria in 1901 ended the Victorian era and technology caused the pace of life to speed up. Technology, including electricity, airplanes, and telephones, was here to stay.
  • Viktor Schreckengost

    Viktor Schreckengost
    For more info click hereViktor Schreckengost was born 1906 and became an American Designer.
  • After World War I

    After World War I
    For more info click hereAfter World War I ended in 1919, life in Europe and America changed drastically. The world looked to Paris for leadership in fashion and design, and France'slargest city delivered.
  • William Van Alen

    William Van Alen
    For more info click hereHe worked for several firms in New York, before he won the 1908 Lloyd Warren Fellowship which allowed him to study in Europe. In Paris which influenced his artwork.
  • Art Deco in the begging

    Art Deco in the begging
    For more info click hereArt Deco represented the rapid modernization of the world. While the style was already widespread and was in fashion in the United States and in Europe, the term Art Deco was not known. Modernistic or the "1925 Style" was used. The name Art Deco was derived from the 1925 "Exposition Internationale des Arts Decoratifs Industriels et Modernes", held in Paris.
  • How art deco got its name

    How art deco got its name
    For more info click hereArt Deco got its name from the 1925 Paris "Exposition Internationale Des Arts Decoratifs et Industriels Moderns" which was a showcase for new and original works of all types.
  • Affect Architecture

    Affect Architecture
    For more info click hereThis period of design and style did not just affect architecture, but all of the fine and applied arts as well. Furniture, sculpture, clothing, jewelry and graphic design were all influenced by the Art Deco style.
  • Common Themes

    Common Themes
    For more info click hereSo what distinguishes this style from all of the rest? Basically it was a "modernization" of many artistic styles and themes from the past. You can easily detect in many examples of Art Deco the influence of Far and Middle Eastern design, Greek and Roman themes, and even Egyptian and Mayan influence. Modern elements included echoing machine and automobile patterns and shapes such as stylized gears and wheels, or natural elements such as sunbursts and flowers.
  • The starting of the Art Deco creations

    The starting of the Art Deco creations
    For more info click hereMany actually stretch this period back to 1900 and even as far as the late 1950's, but work of this time is generally considered to be more of an influence to the Art Deco style, or having been influenced by the style.