Art Deco Complete: The Definitive Guide to the Decorative Arts of the 1920s and 1930s
Mediterranean to the colonial outposts of Asia and Africa." "In the most comprehensive account of the decorative arts of the Art Deco period ever assembled, Alastair Duncan celebrates the rich variety of form and diverse international roots that have made it a perennial favourite of collectors and a constant source of inspiration for designers. The guide begins with a series of essays on the major media of the period: Furniture and Interior Decoration; Sculpture; Paintings, Graphics, Posters and Bookbinding; Glass; Ceramics; Lighting; Textiles; Silver, Metal, Lacquer and Enamel; and Jewelry, each followed by lavishly illustrated in-depth biographies of the major designers and artists working in the medium. The second half of the book is an authoritative illustrated A-Z listing of all significant designers in the Art Deco style, comprising over four hundred entries." "Sumptuously illustrated and written by one of the world's leading experts, Art Deco Complete will be the definitive --
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