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Art deco

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Art deco

  1. 1. ART DECO
  2. 2. ART DECO ART DECO OR DECO, IS AN INFLUENTIAL VISUAL ARTS DESIGN STYLE THAT FIRST APPEARED IN FRANCE AFTER WORLD WAR I AND BEGAN FLOURISHING INTERNATIONALLY IN THE 1920S, 1930S AND 1940S. THE STYLE IS OFTEN CHARACTERIZED BY RICH COLOURS, BOLD GEOMETRIC SHAPES AND LAVISH ORNAMENTATION. DURING ITS HEYDAY, ART DECO REPRESENTED LUXURY, GLAMOUR, EXUBERANCE AND FAITH IN SOCIAL AND TECHNOLOGICAL PROGRESS.
  3. 3. INFLUENCE • ART DECO WAS A GLOBALLY POPULAR STYLE AND AFFECTED MANY AREAS OF DESIGN. IT WAS USED WIDELY IN CONSUMER PRODUCTS SUCH AS FURNITURE, COOKWARE, PORCELAIN, AND JEWELRY. • DURING THE 1930S, ART DECO WAS USED EXTENSIVELY FOR PUBLIC WORKS PROJECTS, RAILWAY STATIONS, ARCHITECTURE, INTERIOR DESIGN, AND AMUSEMENT PARKS. • WORLD WAR II CAUSED ART DECO TO DECLINE IN POPULARITY: IT WAS PERCEIVED BY SOME AS GAUDY AND INAPPROPRIATELY LUXURIOUS DURING THE 1960S.
  4. 4. CHARACTERISTICS MATERIALS • ART DECO MATERIALS INCLUDED STUCCO, CONCRETE, AND SMOOTH-FACED STONE. STEEL AND ALUMINUM WERE OFTEN USED ALONG WITH GLASS BLOCKS AND DECORATIVE OPAQUE PLATE GLASS. ROOF • ART DECO DESIGNERS ADORNED FLAT ROOFS WITH PARAPETS, SPIRES, OR TOWER-LIKE CONSTRUCTS TO ACCENTUATE A CORNER OR ENTRANCE. DECORATIVE CURIOSITIES SUCH AS CHIMNEYS WERE ADDED TO FURTHER ENHANCE THE DESIGN.
  5. 5. WINDOWS • WINDOWS USUALLY APPEAR AS PUNCTURED OPENINGS, EITHER SQUARE OR ROUND. THEY WERE OFTEN ARRANGED IN CONTINUOUS HORIZONTAL BANDS OF GLASS. WALL OPENINGS ARE SOMETIMES FILLED WITH DECORATIVE GLASS OR WITH GLASS BLOCKS. ENTRANCE • DOORWAYS ARE SOMETIMES SURROUNDED WITH ELABORATE PILASTERS AND PEDIMENTS, AND DOOR SURROUNDS ARE OFTEN EMBELLISHED
  6. 6. SURVIVING EXAMPLES • UNITED STATE • CANADA • EUROPE • LATIN AMERICA • ASIA • AFRICA • OCEANIA
  7. 7. ART DECO ARCHITECTURE IN UNITED STATE Empire State Building The Empire State Building is a 103-story skyscraper located in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. Its name is derived from the nickname for New York, the Empire State. It stood as the world's tallest building for nearly 40 years (from early 1932 until 1970). Following the September 11 attacks in 2001, (terrorist attack) the Empire State Building was again the tallest building in New York, until 2012. The Empire State Building is generally thought of as an American cultural icon. It is designed in the distinctive Art Deco style and has been named as one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World by the American Society of Civil Engineers. It was designated as a National Historic Landmark in 1986. In 2010, the Empire State Building underwent a $550 million renovation, with $120 million spent to transform the building into a more energy efficient
  8. 8. ART DECO ARCHITECTURE IN UNITED KINGDOM Du Cane Court Du Cane Court is an Art Deco apartment block on Balham High Road, Balham, south London. A distinctive local landmark, it was opened in 1937 and, with 676 apartments, is the largest privately owned block of flats under one roof in Europe. It was a popular place to live for many music hall stars in the 1930s and '40s and boasted a social club, on the top floor, before the area converted into flats. Past residents have included the comedian Tommy Trinder and writer Arthur Smith.
  9. 9. ART DECO ARCHITECTURE IN GERMANY Express building The Daily Express Building, located on Great Ancoats Street, Manchester, is a Grade II listed building which was designed by engineer, Sir Owen Williams. It was built in 1939; the other two similar buildings are located in London and Glasgow. The building is futurist art deco, specifically streamline modern with its horizontal lines and curved corners. It is clad in a combination of opaque and vitrolite glass. It was considered highly radical at the time and incorporated a growing technology, curtain walling. It is considered the best of the three of the Express Buildings, and is admired by architects such as Norman Foster and Mancunians alike. The building was Grade II listed in 1974 - just thirty-five years after its initial construction and remains Greater Manchester's youngest II listed
  10. 10. ART DECO ARCHITECTURE IN CANADA Pigott building The Pigott Building is an 18-storey condominium building located at 36 James Street South in downtown Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. This Art Deco style building was designed by Hamilton architects Bernard and Fred Prack. Built for $1,000,000, The Pigott Building was originally an office building and was Hamilton's first skyscraper.
  11. 11. ART DECO INTERIOR DESIGN COLOR: THE MOST POPULAR COLORS WERE GLOSSY BLACK, CHROME, SILVER, YELLOW AND RED. YOU COULD ALSO USE CREAM, OFF WHITES, BEIGE, OYSTER AND SHADES OF GREEN. THE LIVING ROOM BELOW IS A STUNNING EXAMPLE OF DECO INTERIORS. THE COLORS, TONES AND SLICK STYLE REPRESENT THIS ERA BEAUTIFULLY. CLASSIC AND DEFINITELY TASTEFULLY PUT TOGETHER.
  12. 12. Walls: Art deco is all about symmetry and balance which could capture using wallpaper like those in the wonderful shown in the examples below. Using a wall covering with a bold pattern looks great on just one wall rather than all walls within the room. There are some fantastic deco images available in poster form, which make great artwork when framed and hung on smoothly, painted walls.
  13. 13. ART DECO ARTIST • TAMARA DE LEMPICKA • PABLO PICASSO • PIERRE BRISSAUD • JOSEPH CSAKY • JOHN AUSTEN • ROLAND ANSIEAU • ALEKSANDRA EKSTER
  14. 14. TAMARA DE LEMPICKA The Musician (1929) Young Lady In Green(1927)
  15. 15. PABLO PICASSO
  16. 16. ART DECO PORCELAIN
  17. 17. Art Deco Cookwar e
  18. 18. Art Deco Earrings Rin Jewelry Bracelet gs Hair clips
  19. 19. Characteristic of Art Deco Jewelry The Art Deco period is one of the most popular design periods in jewelry’s history. The style reflected the gaudy and playful attitudes of the era and gave birth to forms and motifs that continue to live on today. While the Art Deco period covers the early 1920s until 1960s. Art Deco jewelry design is defined by geometric forms and bold colors. Diamonds were extremely popular in the period and were often accompanied by the bright colors of rubies(red), sapphires(blue) and emeralds(green). Some of the great jewelry houses, including Cartier, Tiffany and Van Cleef &
  20. 20. Art Deco Furniture
  21. 21. CHARACTERISTIC OF ART DECO FURNITURE CHAIRS • ART DECO CHAIRS TYPICALLY FEATURE CURVED LINES AND ORGANIC, HUMANLIKE FORMS. THESE CURVES ARE OFTEN JUXTAPOSED AGAINST ANGULAR LINES, CREATING THE ATTRACTIVE CONTRAST THAT WAS CHARACTERISTIC OF ART DECO DESIGN. CABINETS • ART DECO CABINETS ARE GENERALLY VERY LARGE, RIGID, AND OFTEN COMPOSED OF LACQUERED WOOD. MANY CRAFTSMEN LEFT THE WOOD NATURAL TO SHOW THE DISTINCTIVE GRAINS OF EXOTIC TIMBERS.
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