Jean-Michel Frank

Jean-Michel Frank

by Universe Books, Francois Baudot
     
 

Between 1932 and 1940, Jean-Michel Frank completely reinvented the vocabulary of decorative arts. Working in Paris, New York, and South America. he was Inspired by neoclassicism and the abstraction of primitive arts, bringing to the 1930s an original style whose elegance won him the approbation of a wealthy, elite clientele. The name of Jean-Michel Frank has become a…  See more details below

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Between 1932 and 1940, Jean-Michel Frank completely reinvented the vocabulary of decorative arts. Working in Paris, New York, and South America. he was Inspired by neoclassicism and the abstraction of primitive arts, bringing to the 1930s an original style whose elegance won him the approbation of a wealthy, elite clientele. The name of Jean-Michel Frank has become a classic reference for collectors of 19th-century furniture. The decorative principles that he developed are the foundation of a minimalist style that is much in vogue today and an inspiration to contemporary decorators.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789303295
Publisher:
Rizzoli
Publication date:
06/12/1999
Series:
Universe of Style Ser.
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
6.43(w) x 8.83(h) x 0.64(d)

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