Art Deco

"Art Deco" is difficult to label, and more than an artistic style, can be explained as a sophisticated trend of taste developed in particular in France and Central Europe between the ten and thirty years of the twentieth century, mainly in response to the decline of the Liberty style, of which he inherited some characteristics.
The "Déco" was initially inspired by the pictorial current of Cubism, abandoning the curved and sinuous lines of female figures and floral ornaments, often juxtaposed with gentle insects such as dragonfly, and inserting geometric traits, stylizations of human figures and naturalistic patterns with contrasting colors.
This expression reached its peak during the Exhibition of Decorative and Industrial Modern Arts in Paris, in 1925, and among its greatest heralds we find artists such as Réne Lalique and Romain de Tirtoff, called Erté.


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