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Art Deco 1910-1939

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Publisher Comments:

This lavishly illustrated book brings together nearly 40 essays from leading experts in the field to discuss the phenomenon that was Art Deco.

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 443-449) and indexes.

About the Author

Charlotte Benton is a design and architecture historian. Her works include A Different World? Emigre Architects in Britain 1926-58.
Tim Benton is Professor of Art History at the Open University and has curated a number of exhibitions and his work has been most recently included in Le Corbusier in Paris.
Ghislaine Wood is co-curator of the Art Deco 1910-1939 exhibition. She was also co-curator of the wildly successful V&A Art Nouveau exhibition that toured internationally, and a contributor to the catalogue.

Table of Contents

  1. PART I. INTRODUCTION
  2. The style and the age /Charlotte Benton,Tim Benton
  3. The Great War, mass society and 'modernity' /Arthur Marwick
  4. PART II. SOURCES AND ICONOGRAPHY
  5. Egyptomania /Christopher Frayling
  6. Deco sculpture and archaism /Penelope Curtis
  7. Ancient Mexican sources of art deco /Oriana Baddeley
  8. Inspiration from the East /Anna Jackson
  9. Collecting and constructing Africa /Ghislaine Wood
  10. National traditions /Juliette Hibou
  11. Avant-garde sources /Charlotte Benton,Tim Benton
  12. From Pattern to abstraction /Jonathan M. Woodham
  13. The exotic /Ghislaine Wood
  14. PART III. THE PARIS 1925 EXHIBITION
  15. The international exhibiton /Charlotte Benton
  16. Paris 1925: consuming modernity /Tag Gronberg
  17. The artist-decorator /Stâephane Laurent
  18. PART IV. THE SPREAD OF DECO
  19. Germany, Austria and the Netherlands /Reino Liefkes
  20. Art deco in Central Europe /David Crowley --'Lovely neoclassical byways': art deco in Scandinavia /Jennifer Hawkins Opie
  21. European glass /Ghislaine Wood
  22. Italian architecture and design /Tim Benton
  23. Conscience and consumption: art deco in Britian /Gillian Naylor
  24. British art deco ceramics /Alun Graves
  25. Art deco architecture /Tim Benton
  26. Art deco fashion /Valerie Mendes
  27. Art deco jewellery /Clare Phillips
  28. Photography and the new vision /Mark Haworth-Booth
  29. Art deco graphic design and typography /Jeremy Aynsley
  30. Art deco bindings ;Art deco and the book jacket /Rowan Watson,Annemarie Riding
  31. PART V. THE DECO WORLD
  32. Travel, transport and art deco /Paul Atterbury
  33. Art deco and hollywood film /Ghislaine Wood --'The filter of American taste': design in the USA in the 1920s /Wendy Kaplan
  34. American metalwork between the wars /Jeannine Falino
  35. New materials and technologies /Jeffrey L. Meikle
  36. The search for an American design aesthetic: from art deco to streamlining /Nicolas P. Maffei
  37. Art deco in East Asia /Anna Jackson
  38. Indo-deco /Amin Jaffer
  39. Ambiguously modern: art deco in Latin America /Rafael Cardoso --'A growing enthusiasm for modernity': art deco in Australia /Christopher Menz
  40. Art deco in South Africa /Dipti Bhagat
  41. Decline and revival /Charlotte Benton,Time Benton

Product Details

ISBN:
9780821228340
Subtitle:
1910 - 1939
Editor:
Benton, Charlotte
Editor:
Benton, Charlotte
Editor:
Benton, Tim
Editor:
Wood, Ghislaine
Author:
Benton, Tim
Author:
Wood, Ghislaine
Author:
Benton, Charlotte
Editor:
Benton, Tim
Editor:
Wood, Ghislaine
Publisher:
Bulfinch
Location:
Boston
Subject:
History, modern
Subject:
Design - Decorative
Subject:
Art, modern
Subject:
Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions - Museum
Subject:
Art deco
Subject:
History - Modern (Late 19th Century to 1945)
Subject:
Decorative arts
Subject:
Art, Modern -- 20th century.
Subject:
Art-Museums and Collections
Subject:
Architecture-Architects
Edition Description:
1st North American ed.
Series Volume:
57
Publication Date:
20030917
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
11.62x10.00x1.56 in. 6.38 lbs.

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