The Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts, 1890-1940

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Philippe Garner
Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1978 - Decoration and ornament - 320 pages

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Contents

INTRODUCTION by Philippe Garner
7
ART DECO by Martin Battersby
18
MODERNISM by Gillian Naylor
28
SURREALISM AND NEOBAROQUE by Martin Battersby
36
INDUSTRIAL DESIGN by Stuart Durant
49
DESIGNS AND DESIGNERS 18901940
55
UNITED KINGDOM
136
UNITED STATES by Isabelle Anscombe
178
SCANDINAVIA by Ada Polak
248
ITALY AND SPAIN by Ian Bennett
256
EASTERN EUROPE by Ian Bennett
264
HI THE BACKGROUND TO THE DECORATIVE ARTS 18901940
271
PHOTOGRAPHY AND THE CINEMA by Philippe Garner
282
PAINTING AND THE DECORATIVE ARTS by Marina Henderson
292
LITERATURE AND THE DECORATIVE ARTS by Isabelle Anscombe
300
Major Craftsmen and Designers 18901940
306

GERMANY AND AUSTRIA by Ian Bennett
198
BELGIUM by Philippe Garner
232
THE NETHERLANDS by Gillian Naylor
240
Glossary
313
Picture Credits
320
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About the author (1978)

Philippe Garner's publications include "Cecil Beaton" (1994 with David Alan Mellor), "Sixties Design" (1996), and" John Cowan Through the Light Barrier" (1999). He has acted as curator for exhibitions of photographs in museums in London, Paris and Tokyo.

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