Art Deco: Optimism, Exuberance and Advance

Optimism, exuberance and advance: that’s Art Deco. Between the 1920’s (The Roaring Twenties) and the 1940’s (the war years) Art Deco influenced art, architecture, jewellery, clothing, ceramics, music and dance. The dawn of the ‘new’ age was represented in sunburst and fountain motifs.  Skyscraper, or ziggurat shapes symbolised the promising advancement of the 20th Century,…

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