Art Deco Architecture: Design, Decoration, and Detail from the Twenties and Thirties

[Patricia Bayer] ↠ Art Deco Architecture: Design, Decoration, and Detail from the Twenties and Thirties Ó Read Online eBook or Kindle ePUB. Art Deco Architecture: Design, Decoration, and Detail from the Twenties and Thirties A Great Bargain on Art Deco according to Guilherme Canta. I agree that this is not the best buy on Art Deco but it is maybe the best value for money you can find.There are good pictures and the text is also great. We would like to have some more colour pictures or more recent photos, with better quality but I highly recommend the book.. ART DECO according to Shannon Deason. Let me state off the bat; I love Art Deco architecture. The artistry and the masonry that went into these buildings is

Art Deco Architecture: Design, Decoration, and Detail from the Twenties and Thirties

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Rating : 4.20 (691 Votes)
Asin : 0500281491
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 224 Pages
Publish Date : 2014-08-03
Language : English

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Public buildings of all kinds-whether fountain or state capitol, skyscraper or bus terminal-bear witness to its decades of popularity. 376 illustrations, 146 in color. This exploration of Art Deco architectural design embraces many different times and places in its visual and verbal account of the movement's origins, development, and influence. Art Deco's sheer exuberance ensured its success across the globe and it adapted to the most diverse situations, as shown by examples ranging from offices

"A Great Bargain on Art Deco" according to Guilherme Canta. I agree that this is not the best buy on Art Deco but it is maybe the best value for money you can find.There are good pictures and the text is also great. We would like to have some more colour pictures or more recent photos, with better quality but I highly recommend the book.. "ART DECO" according to Shannon Deason. Let me state off the bat; I love Art Deco architecture. The artistry and the masonry that went into these buildings is a feast for the eyes. This book is very thorough and the vintage black and white pictures ooze sepia, some these buildings I had never seen photographed. The te. Mirrani said Probably a good resource for those in the field.. Definitely a book for someone who is familiar with the field. I picked it up simply because I was not knowledgeable and wanted to learn more. I feel like I should have just looked at the pictures and not read any of the text for as much as I got out of it. I would have absorbed

Patricia Bayer is an art historian who has written extensively on Art Deco design and architecture. She lives in Connecticut. . Her books include Art Deco Architecture, Art Deco Interiors, and Art Deco Postcards

leaving its mark on skyscrapers, movie theaters, firehouses, factories, dams, tunnels, high schools, gas stations, roadside diners and even gravestones. Bayer also examines the Art Deco revival, citing restored Miami Beach hotels as well as public buildings by Michael Graves, Robert Venturi and Helmut Jahn that echo or evoke Art Deco, a style "at once traditional and innovative." Copyright 1992 Reed Business Information, Inc. Bayer ( The Art of Rene Lalique ) first uncovers Art Deco's ancient and exotic sources, from Assyrian to Mayan to Moorish. . From Publishers Weekly From a sleekly modern apartment house in Cairo to a town hall in the Netherlands, architecture was influenced internationally by the Art Deco style, as revealed by this wide-angled, superbly illustrated survey. Her text, wedded to 376 jazzy, snazzy illustratio

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