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  • n  a style of design that was popular in the 1920s and 1930s; marked by stylized forms and geometric designs adapted to mass production

  • Art Deco that decorative fusion of Art Nouveau, Constructivism, Cubism, Modernism and Futurism made its debut at Paris' 1925 International Exposition.
  • Art Nouveau, all curves and sinuous decorations, had burned itself out in a brilliant burst of exuberance; the seductive Art Deco style promised to do the same.
  • The master of art deco celebrates with four showsIn 1926, when Ert made an electrifying appearance at the Paris Opera costume ball, he was dressed in a toreador outfit.
News & Articles

  • Art Deco to go: ‘Sensuous Steel’ revs up at the Frist (VIDEO)
    The 1938 Talbot-Lago T-150C-SS Teardrop Coupe is among 20 rare Art Deco vehicles on display through Sept. 15 at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts in Nashville. It took its Parisian designers 2,100 hours to complete a body, and no two Teardrop coupes were exactly alike.
    June 14, 2013 - Columbia Daily Herald
  • Cars from art deco period exhibited in Nashville
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — They are long, low, sleek and sexy. Many of the cars at a new exhibit in Nashville are one of a kind. Others are or were owned by famous people. What binds them together is their art deco period design and the venue where they are showcased — the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, which was built in 1933-34 as the city's main post office. The exhibit is titled Sensuous ...
    June 14, 2013 - WDEF Chattanooga
  • Lenox Lounge to get its famed Art Deco furnishings back
    Christopher Peterson/Splash NewsBefore Christopher Peterson/Splash NewsAfter Harlem’s fabled Lenox Lounge site has all of its Art Deco furnishings back — paving the way for new operator Richie Notar to re-launch the restaurant and jazz club in a style similar to the historic 1939 original, The Post has learned...
    June 14, 2013 - New York Post
Quotes

  • Guus Hiddink in BBC Sport
    I think Deco will recover very shortly,added Hiddink. "He'll have to be very fit to come back this season. I have my doubts to be honest."

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