Cover image for Art deco 1910-1939
Title:
Art deco 1910-1939
Author:
Benton, Charlotte.
Edition:
First North American edition.
Publication Information:
Boston : Bulfinch Press/AOL Time Warner Book Group, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
464 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 30 cm
General Note:
Originally published as the catalog of an exhibition held at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, Mar. 27-July 20, 2003.
Language:
English
Contents:
PART I. INTRODUCTION -- The style and the age / Charlotte Benton, Tim Benton -- The Great War, mass society and 'modernity' / Arthur Marwick -- PART II. SOURCES AND ICONOGRAPHY -- Egyptomania / Christopher Frayling -- Deco sculpture and archaism / Penelope Curtis -- Ancient Mexican sources of art deco / Oriana Baddeley -- Inspiration from the East / Anna Jackson -- Collecting and constructing Africa / Ghislaine Wood -- National traditions / Juliette Hibou -- Avant-garde sources / Charlotte Benton, Tim Benton -- From Pattern to abstraction / Jonathan M. Woodham -- The exotic / Ghislaine Wood -- PART III. THE PARIS 1925 EXHIBITION -- The international exhibiton / Charlotte Benton -- Paris 1925: consuming modernity / Tag Gronberg -- The artist-decorator / Stéphane Laurent -- PART IV. THE SPREAD OF DECO -- Germany, Austria and the Netherlands / Reino Liefkes -- Art deco in Central Europe / David Crowley -- 'Lovely neoclassical byways': art deco in Scandinavia / Jennifer Hawkins Opie -- European glass / Ghislaine Wood -- Italian architecture and design / Tim Benton -- Conscience and consumption: art deco in Britian / Gillian Naylor -- British art deco ceramics / Alun Graves -- Art deco architecture / Tim Benton -- Art deco fashion / Valerie Mendes -- Art deco jewellery / Clare Phillips -- Photography and the new vision / Mark Haworth-Booth -- Art deco graphic design and typography / Jeremy Aynsley -- Art deco bindings ; Art deco and the book jacket / Rowan Watson, Annemarie Riding -- PART V. THE DECO WORLD -- Travel, transport and art deco / Paul Atterbury -- Art deco and hollywood film / Ghislaine Wood -- 'The filter of American taste': design in the USA in the 1920s / Wendy Kaplan -- American metalwork between the wars / Jeannine Falino -- New materials and technologies / Jeffrey L. Meikle -- The search for an American design aesthetic: from art deco to streamlining / Nicolas P. Maffei -- Art deco in East Asia / Anna Jackson -- Indo-deco / Amin Jaffer -- Ambiguously modern: art deco in Latin America / Rafael Cardoso -- 'A growing enthusiasm for modernity': art deco in Australia / Christopher Menz -- Art deco in South Africa / Dipti Bhagat -- Decline and revival / Charlotte Benton, Time Benton
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ISBN:
9780821228340
Format :
Book