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Art deco 1910-1939

Author: Charlotte Benton; Tim Benton; Ghislaine Wood; Victoria and Albert Museum.
Publisher: Boston : Bulfinch Press/AOL Time Warner Book Group, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st North American edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Expositions
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charlotte Benton; Tim Benton; Ghislaine Wood; Victoria and Albert Museum.
ISBN: 082122834X 9780821228340
OCLC Number: 53017256
Notes: Originally published as the catalog of an exhibition held at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, Mar. 27-July 20, 2003.
Description: 464 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 30 cm.
Contents: PART I. INTRODUCTION --
The style and the age / Charlotte Benton, Tim Benton --
The Great War, mass society and 'modernity' / Arthur Marwick --
PART II. SOURCES AND ICONOGRAPHY --
Egyptomania / Christopher Frayling --
Deco sculpture and archaism / Penelope Curtis --
Ancient Mexican sources of art deco / Oriana Baddeley --
Inspiration from the East / Anna Jackson --
Collecting and constructing Africa / Ghislaine Wood --
National traditions / Juliette Hibou --
Avant-garde sources / Charlotte Benton, Tim Benton --
From Pattern to abstraction / Jonathan M. Woodham --
The exotic / Ghislaine Wood --
PART III. THE PARIS 1925 EXHIBITION --
The international exhibition / Charlotte Benton --
Paris 1925: consuming modernity / Tag Gronberg --
The artist-decorator / Stéphane Laurent --
PART IV. THE SPREAD OF DECO --
Germany, Austria and the Netherlands / Reino Liefkes --
Art deco in Central Europe / David Crowley --
'Lovely neoclassical byways': art deco in Scandinavia / Jennifer Hawkins Opie --
European glass / Ghislaine Wood --
Italian architecture and design / Tim Benton --
Conscience and consumption: art deco in Britain / Gillian Naylor --
British art deco ceramics / Alun Graves --
Art deco architecture / Tim Benton --
Art deco fashion / Valerie Mendes --
Art deco jewellery / Clare Phillips --
Photography and the new vision / Mark Haworth-Booth --
Art deco graphic design and typography / Jeremy Aynsley --
Art deco bindings ; Art deco and the book jacket / Rowan Watson, Annemarie Riding --
PART V. THE DECO WORLD --
Travel, transport and art deco / Paul Atterbury --
Art deco and Hollywood film / Ghislaine Wood --
'The filter of American taste': design in the USA in the 1920s / Wendy Kaplan --
American metalwork between the wars / Jeannine Falino --
New materials and technologies / Jeffrey L. Meikle --
The search for an American design aesthetic: from art deco to streamlining / Nicolas P. Maffei --
Art deco in East Asia / Anna Jackson --
Indo-deco / Amin Jaffer --
Ambiguously modern: art deco in Latin America / Rafael Cardoso --
'A growing enthusiasm for modernity': art deco in Australia / Christopher Menz --
Art deco in South Africa / Dipti Bhagat --
Decline and revival / Charlotte Benton, Tim Benton.
Responsibility: edited by Charlotte Benton, Tim Benton, and Ghislaine Wood.
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