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  Kalamazoo, Michigan, Art Deco Architecture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
American Art Deco has typically been a commercial-use form of architecture, because of its association with the change to urban life and the industrialism of the surrounding decades.
All of the Art Deco architecture in Kalamazoo County, regardless of how true to the "standard" they may be, are our area’s proof of the sharp change between the "old" way and modernism.
In the 1930s and ‘40s, Art Deco was bold and daring, and the architects hoped to leave their mark on the world with such brash designing.
www.kalamazoomi.com /deco/decointr.htm   (627 words)

  
 ArchitectureWeek - Culture - Art Deco South Beach - 2002.1030
The historic "art deco" district of South Beach, in Miami, Florida, is arguably one of the most successful urban restoration projects in the history of American architecture.
The art deco movement drew inspiration from the modern art movements, particularly the concept of multiple points of view of cubism, and the themes of machines and motion in futurism.
Although it was similar in context and emphasis to the decorative style of "art nouveau," a stronger connection to modernism distinguished art deco.
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 Modern Art Deco Modern
Art Deco was a popular design movement from 1920 until 1939, 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.
Art Deco movement was an amalgam of many different styles and movements of the early 20th century.
Ecuador Modern Art Deco cares Who cares about beyond furniture beyond furniture cafe modern cafe modern cars by design usa cars by design usa designer beds designer beds Fashion design is the applied art dedicated to the design of clothing and lifestyle accessories created within the cultural and social influences of a specific time.
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 ArtLex on Art Deco
Art deco works exhibit aspects of Cubism, Russian Constructivism and Italian Futurism — with abstraction, distortion, and simplification, particularly geometric shapes and highly intense colors — celebrating the rise of commerce, technology, and speed.
It was popularly considered to be an elegant style of cool sophistication in architecture and applied arts which range from luxurious objects made from exotic material to mass produced, streamlined items available to a growing middle class.
An archetypal American Art Deco skyscraper, the exterior of the building reflects the Chrysler automobile.
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  Art Deco - Art Deco Art
Art Deco was primarily an elegant design style dominant in decorative art, fashion, jewelry, textiles, furniture design, interior decoration, and architecture.
Art Deco was the showcase of a modern society in which tastes and styles were becoming international, shared as much by the key players of the Roaring Twenties in the United States as by Indian maharajahs and the gentry of Old Europe.
Art Deco was born during the Weimar Era in Europe, flourishing internationally throughout the 20's and 30's, influencing...
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  Art Deco - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Art Deco (French: Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes) also known as Style Moderne or 1925 Style, was a twentieth century movement in the decorative arts that grew to influence architecture, design, fashion and the visual arts.
The name Art Deco derived from the Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes, a World's Fair held in Paris, France in 1925, though the term was not used prior to the late 1960s.
Art Deco was an opulent style and this lavishness is attributed to reaction of the forced austerity caused by World War I. Its rich, festive character fitted it for "modern" contexts including interiors of cinema theaters and ocean liners such as the Ile de France and Normandie.
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 Learn more about Art Deco in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Art Deco was a movement in decorative arts and architecture, deriving its name from the Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes held in Paris in 1925.
Art Deco was an opulent style and this opulence is attributed as a reaction to the forced austerity during the years of World War I. Art Deco was a popular style for interiors of cinema theatres and ocean liners such as Normandie.
Though Art Deco slowly lost patronage in the West, in colonial countries such as India, it became a gateway for Modernism, and continued to be used well after, even in the nineteen sixties.
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 Art Deco Glass from the Glass Encyclopedia
Art Deco is a name derived from an exhibition in Paris in 1925 (the Exposition des Arts Decoratifs et industriels Modernes) where the finest French artists exhibited their pieces in this new style.
Art Deco has been called "the perfect expression of the extravagance of Paris during the 1920's...
In Sweden Art Deco glass was made by Orrefors, in Britain it was produced by Joblings, Bagley, Stevens & Williams, Davidson, Sowerby, and Moncrieff; in Belgium there was a series of Art Deco pieces made by Val St. Lambert, and in Germany it was made by Auguste Walther and Sohne, amongst others.
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 ArtScope.net: Art Deco -- Poland
Art Deco received its name from the 1925 French exposition, but a definition is still much debated.
Sieradzka noted this metalworker's inspirational sources in folk art as well as his "rhythmical, synthetic form, integral ensembling of means of expression with material and technique." It is impressive Art Deco metalwork.
European Art Deco is sometimes viewed as two distinct modes within its own conventions: the earlier 'lyricists' with their links to the Fauves and earlier traditions; and the 'geometricists,' who drew much from Cubism and more Abstractionist tendencies.
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 Art Deco artists and art...the-artists.org
During the years when Art Deco as a style was in fashion the term Art Deco was not known.
The term was coined in the 60's by Bevis Hillier, a British art critic and historian.
The name Art Deco was derived from the 1925 Exposition Internationale des Arts Decoratifs Industriels et Modernes, held in Paris...
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 Art Deco
Although the style took shape in the 1920s, the term Art Deco was not applied to it until 1925, when it was recognized as a result of the Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes, the seminal design exhibition that was held in Paris.
Art Deco developed both as a reaction against the elaborate and sinuous turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau style and as a new aesthetic that celebrated the machine age, which was gathering momentum.
Art Deco became more geometric and linear as objects were increasingly mass produced and as the United States supplanted France as the spiritual centre of the movement.
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 Art Deco   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Art Deco was widely used in science fiction comic books in the 1950's and 1960's to depict futuristic cities on other planets.
Much of the magnificent futuristic art in the remarkable science fiction comics Mystery in Space and Strange Adventures was Deco based.
Harris Levy used Deco in his late 1940's Air Wave stories; one can also see Art Deco buildings in the late 1940's in Rick Richards.
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 art nouveau to art deco
Art Nouveau was a response to the radical changes caused by the rapid urban growth and technological advances that followed the Industrial Revolution.
Art deco quickly gained hold in the United States, where it reached the height of its achievement in architecture, especially in New York City's soaring skyscrapers of the late 1920s and early 1930s such as the Chrysler, Daily News, and Empire State buildings.
Art deco designers also admired and borrowed from ancient art that was being unearthed by archaeologists at the time, especially the treasures of the ancient Egyptian king Tutankhamun (exhibited in Paris in 1922) and Maya and other Mesoamerican art.
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 Hawke's Bay Tourism New Zealand - Art Deco - tours earthquake architecture Spanish Mission
Art Deco revelry is not only confined to summer, newly launched Deco Decanted weekend in June proving very popular.
Napier was redesigned in the Art Deco style after the devastating Hawke’s Bay earthquake in 1931.
Hastings has some Art Deco buildings of note but its most significant buildings were redesigned to a Spanish Mission theme after the 1931 earthquake.
www.hawkesbaynz.com /sights_and_activities/art_culture_and_heritage/art_deco   (364 words)

  
 Art Deco
Art Deco is a decorative style that is essentially an extension of the French Art Nouveau and English Aesthetic styles, but also includes elements of Arts and Crafts form.
The term Art Deco is used to describe a design style that originates around World War I, and runs through to World War II (c.
Classic examples of Art Deco architecture include the Chrysler Building and Rockefeller Center in New York City, and the Miami Beach waterfront.
char.txa.cornell.edu /art/decart/artdeco/artdeco.htm   (828 words)

  
 Art Deco Furniture, Antiques, Jewelry and Interior Designers
The "Art Deco" period occurred roughly between the two World Wars, or from 1920 to 1939.
Many actually stretch this period from 1900 to the 1950s, but, as with many other art movements, even work of today is still being influenced by the past.
The Art Deco period did not just affect architecture, but all of the fine and applied arts.
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 Art Deco   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Art Deco was widely used in science fiction comic books in the 1950's and 1960's to depict futuristic cities on other planets.
Much of the magnificent futuristic art in the remarkable science fiction comics Mystery in Space and Strange Adventures was Deco based.
Harris Levy used Deco in his late 1940's Air Wave stories; one can also see Art Deco buildings in the late 1940's in Rick Richards.
hometown.aol.com /mg4273/artdeco.htm   (1358 words)

  
 Art Deco Society
The term Art Deco, coined in 1966 initially referred to the French-style of decorative arts exhibited in Paris at the 1925 Exposition Internationale des Arts Decoratifs et Industriels Modernes.
Since then, the term Art Deco has become a popular catch all, encompassing the many and varied forms of this design which evolved from the second decade of the 20th century to the beginning of World War ll.
The Art Deco style encompasses Cassandre posters and Donald Desky furniture, bakelite radios and the Chrysler building, the fashions of Paul Poiret and the film sets of Cedric Gibbons.
www.artdeco.org /about.html   (414 words)

  
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Art Deco was an art movement that manifested itself between the two world wars, particularly in the 1920s and 1930s, and involved architecture, furniture design, decorative art, as well as painting and sculpture.
Although Art Deco as a decoration style was popular in 1920s and '30s, it was not known by that name until its revival in the 1960s.
The term Art Deco was derived by a British art critic from the name of the 1925 Paris Exposition des Arts Decoratifs Industriels et Modernes, which had been publicized as a celebration of living in the modern world.
www.askart.com /AskART/interest/Art_Deco_1.aspx?id=99&pg=style   (1226 words)

  
 Art Deco artists and art...the-artists.org
During the years when Art Deco as a style was in fashion the term Art Deco was not known.
The term was coined in the 60's by Bevis Hillier, a British art critic and historian.
The name Art Deco was derived from the 1925 Exposition Internationale des Arts Decoratifs Industriels et Modernes, held in Paris...
www.the-artists.org /MovementView.cfm?id=D11A9F39-BF9A-4D0B-AF46D11FD402EBB8   (66 words)

  
 Art Deco
Art Deco remains one of the most popular movements of the twentieth century.
Art Deco in Australia / edited by Mark Ferson and Mary Nilsson.
Beautifully written and illustrated, it is a definitive work on the Art Deco movement and has an extensive bibliography for further research.
www.edinburgh.gov.uk /artsphere/studying/schoolprojects/artdeco/artdeco.html   (698 words)

  
 Art Deco seat History and Needlepoint Tapestries designs from Museum.
The "Art Deco" style is resolutely luxurious and several of its best creations are to compare to the XVIIIth French century.
The Negro art is on the weave and one will find a lot inspiration in the decoration of cloths and the tapestry of seat.
Three periods can be distinguished in the Art Deco's style : A period of revival (1910-1923), an other that we can name "Floral" (1919-1931), a last finally characterized by the modernism and the geometrical form (1923-1936).
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 Art Deco
Art Deco is an elegant style of decorative art, design and architecture which began as a Modernist reaction against the Art Nouveau style.
One of the classic Art Deco themes is that of 1930s-era skyscrapers such as New York's Chrysler Building and Empire State Building.
The Art Deco look is related to the Precisionist art movement, which developed at about the same time.
www.artcyclopedia.com /history/art-deco.html   (132 words)

  
 Antique Radio Classified: Art Deco and Radios
He used Art Deco as shorthand for "Arts Decoritifs" taken from the name of the Exposition Internationale des Arts Decoritifs et Industriels Moderns held in Paris, France, in 1925.
Art Deco was simply known as "moderne," "modern," or "modernistic" in the 1920s and 1930s.
I prefer the name "American art moderne" since its manufacture was perfected in the United States, and to contrast it to French art moderne.
www.antiqueradio.com /ArtDeco_6-96.html   (1240 words)

  
 Art Deco Art - Artists, Artworks and Biographies
Also called art moderne, Art Deco was characterized by linear decorative designs that were reminiscent of modern technology.
Art Deco was a modernization of many different artistic styles and themes from the past.
Art Deco was influential in the arts and architecture, primarily the decorative, industrial, and graphic arts.
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