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by Stephen Escritt,Bevis Hillier
Art Deco Style is a fascinating art historical survey of this all pervasive movement from its stylistic roots in Art Nouveau, to its conclusion with the outbreak of hostilities in World War II.
Stephen Escritt is a specialist in nineteenth- and twentieth-century interior design and furniture. The dominant style in architecture and design of the 1920s and 1930s, Art Deco was an exuberant reaction to the austerity of the war years. Characterized by geometric shapes, stylized natural forms and the use of luxurious materials, and inspired by sources ranging from Ancient Egypt to the Ballets Russes, the style quickly spread from France to Britain, the USA and all over the globe during the 1930s. The fascinating text charts the various worldwide manifestations of Art Deco, and demonstrates that the style, although only retrospectively.
Art Deco Style (Paperback). Stephen Escritt (author), Bevis Hillier (author). The first ever book to explore Art Deco's pervasive influence in all areas of life, Art Deco Style is illustrated with examples from all over the world, from liners to letter-boxes and lampposts.
Bevis Hillier is the author of more than 20 books, including Art Deco: A Design Handbook, The Style of the Century and The World of Art Deco
Bevis Hillier is the author of more than 20 books, including Art Deco: A Design Handbook, The Style of the Century and The World of Art Deco. Stephen Escritt is a specialist in nineteenth- and twentieth-century decorative arts, especially in the fields of interior design and furniture. A regular contributor to arts journals, he is author of Art Nouveau in Phaidon's Arts & Ideas series.
Art Deco Style is by the author who responsible for reviving interest in the style, Bevis Hillier and Stelphen Escritt. This is comprehensive and wide-ranging study of Art Deco. The book covers the whole spectrum of art design, and architecture. This hardcover book is in very good condition. The pages are lightly tanned at the edges. This black cloth-covered book comes with a dust jacket.
Bevis Hillier was educated at Magdelan College, Oxford. He is the author of over 20 books, mainly on art and design. Books by Bevis Hillier. Mor. rivia About Art Deco Style.
Art Deco was an international decorative style than ran from 1919 to 1939. Hillier, Bevis and Stephen Escritt. London: Phaidon, 1977. Known initially as "le style moderne" or "Jazz Moderne," the style received its current name in 1968, during a period of scholarly reappraisal. Art Deco developed first in France, and attracted international notice through a exposition held in 1925. Primary source material from the Art Deco era includes: pattern books, plate books, periodicals and catalogues from exhibitions and shows. Illustrations from many of these publications were richly rendered in the pochoir technique.
Characterised by rich colours and bold geometric shapes, the distinctive lines of the Art Deco era are the inspiration for the aptly named ‘Deco’ collection.
Defined by elegance, glamour and modernity, pieces in the collection feature a mix of baguette-cut, round-cut and pavé rubies and white diamonds, set in white gold. This classically fashioned fine jewellery collection takes its cues from the iconic architecture and design styles of the 1920s. From the spire of the Chrysler Building to the Rockefeller Plaza, New York is the place where this movement flourished the most. Characterised by rich colours and bold geometric shapes, the distinctive lines of the Art Deco era are the inspiration for the aptly named ‘Deco’ collection. Classically fashioned fine jewellery collection takes its cues from the iconic design styles of the 1920s.
Bevis Hillier is the author (with Stephen Escritt) of Art Deco Style.
Derek Clifford, father of the art historian and museum wallah Sir Timothy Clifford - he lived through the style -told me that he and his friends had called it ‘Aztec Airways’. Bevis Hillier is the author (with Stephen Escritt) of Art Deco Style.
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