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Art Deco (World of Art)

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Publisher Comments:

Duncan's comprehensive survey of Art Deco--the 20th century's last truly sumptuous style of decorative art--serves as a history of Art Deco, an encyclopedia of its artists and craftsmen, and a handbook for the enthusiast, student, or collector. 170 illustrations, 50 in color.

Synopsis:

This volume traces the history of the art deco movement and examines its influence on design.

Synopsis:

Examples are given of art deco furniture, textiles, ironwork, lighting, silver, glass, ceramics, sculpture, graphics, posters, books, jewellery, and architecture.

About the Author

Alastair Duncan was for fourteen years associated with Christie's, New York, latterly as a Consultant. After joining the auction house in 1977, he organized and catalogued a great number of sales devoted to Art Nouveau and Art Deco and nineteenth-century decorative arts. HE has acted as guest curator for exhibitions at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., and is now an independent consultant specializing in the decocrative arts of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. He is the author of many books, including Art Deco Furniture, Art Nouveau Furniture, American Art Deco, and Masterworks of Louis Comfort Tiffany, all published by Thames & Hudson.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780500202302
Author:
Duncan, Alastair
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
Subject:
History, modern
Subject:
Art, modern
Subject:
Arts, fine
Subject:
Art history
Subject:
Art deco
Subject:
Art, Modern -- 20th century.
Subject:
History - Modern (Late 19th Century to 1945)
Subject:
Art - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references.
Series:
World of Art
Series Volume:
no. N.Y. 4
Publication Date:
19881131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Illustrated throughout
Pages:
216
Dimensions:
8.3 x 6 x 0.6 in 1.02 lb

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