By Alastair Duncan

Show description

Read or Download American Art Deco PDF

Similar decorative arts & design books

Read e-book online Why Men Like Straight Lines and Women Like Polka Dots: PDF

Detect how women and men understand the realm in a different way and why they might not agree at the color or form of the couch!

Get Dressing the past PDF

Minoan girls, Scythian warriors, Roman and Sarmatian retailers, prehistoric weavers, gold sheet figures, Vikings, Medieval saints and sinners, Renaissance noblemen, Danish peasants, dressmakers and Hollywood stars look within the pages of this anthology. this isn't inevitably how they wearing the prior, yet how the authors of this ebook imagine they wearing the earlier, and why they believe so.

Read e-book online Furniture Treasury PDF

This pretty publication has 548 pages which are choked with a thousand illustrations, together with sketches with dimensions, of assorted interval furnishings and comprises many comparisons of info comparable to assorted furnishings ft, numerous clock arms, sorts of spindles, and so on. It has sections on sorts of furnishings, gathering, labels, reproductions, beds, finishes, costs, manufacture, woods, and masses extra.

Read e-book online Summary Catalogue of European Decorative Arts in the J. Paul PDF

J. Paul Getty had a keenness for the exquisitely made furnishings and ornamental gadgets of eighteenth-century France, which he begun gathering within the Thirties. Gillian Wilson, curator of ornamental arts on the grounds that 1971, has broadened and bolstered the gathering, including Boulle furnishings, fixed oriental porcelain, tapestries, clocks, ceramics, and extra.

Additional resources for American Art Deco

Sample text

Illustrated in Chicago Furniture 1 1 Art, Craft W 1 and Industry 1833-1983, Sharon New York, Norton, 94 ff. Above, 1 W. Darling, 984, color plate section, p. (photo The Chicago Historical Society) right ElielSaarinen pair of side chairs manufactured by Company of Mastercraftsmen; fir with black ocher paint, red horsehair upholstery, 37%in. 9cm) high, 929-30. Illustrated in Design in America: The Cranbrook Vision 1925-1950, exhibition the 1 catalogue, The Detroit Institute of Arts Museum of Art, Metropolitan and The Harry N.

Abrams, New York, 1983, 95 (collection The Cranbrook Academy of Art/ Museum, photo The Below, Detroit Institute of Arts) right Kohn and Eliel Saarinen sketch Ely Jacques for the p. of Richard Hudnut shop, 693 5th Avenue, York, crayon on paper Interior a chair New views of the shop are and Decoration, June and The Architectural Forum, October 1931, pp 420-1 (photo Avery Library, Columbia University) illustrated in Inferior Architecture 1931 pp. , Below, 1 37-8, for right Kahn and Eltel Saarinen sketch of a chair Hudnut shop, 693 5th Avenue, New York, colored crayon on paper, 1930 (photo Avery Library, Columbia University) Ely Jacques for the Richard cmaie: foe PIcU t ED HUDNUT ^ C *l I' »*-IIO

A. this traditionalism: same decorators saw a woman these at however, show mild consternation that modern copies of eighteenth-century English dining chairs, designed originally to cally from Jacobean, Sheraton, 1926 Art-in-Trades Club of was a iuniiw « is Reproduction credenzas, for the public's the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. Alongside art earlier furniture, Duncan (Colonial, into the act, at the our it nothing beyond the sim- In effect, styles, Eastlake, Mission). tester let has gone before? ) not then American householder the Colonial Style.

Download PDF sample

American Art Deco by Alastair Duncan


by Christopher
4.0

Rated 4.46 of 5 – based on 29 votes