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Art Deco (World of Art)
     

Art Deco (World of Art)

by Alastair Duncan
 

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This volume traces the history of the art deco movement and examines its influence on design.
Examples are given of art deco furniture, textiles, ironwork, lighting, silver, glass, ceramics, sculpture, graphics, posters, books, jewellery, and architecture.

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This volume traces the history of the art deco movement and examines its influence on design.
Examples are given of art deco furniture, textiles, ironwork, lighting, silver, glass, ceramics, sculpture, graphics, posters, books, jewellery, and architecture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780500202302
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Publication date:
11/28/1988
Series:
World of Art Series
Pages:
205
Sales rank:
754,508
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet 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.

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