History - Space, Light & Speed: Art Deco and Modernism 1918-1939
Study of the distinctive iconic style, illustrated with PowerPoint, books and painting and texts.
Course aims and areasThe Decorative Movement, Modernism or ‘moderne’, later described as ‘Art Deco,’ was based on classical and other influences, including Egyptian - after the 1922 opening of Tutankhamun’s tomb. The distinctive iconic style of space, light and speed, utilised modern technology and innovations such as plastic, chrome, aluminium and electricity. Smooth lines and geometric patterns featured in architecture, advertising, fashion, jewellery, furniture, glass, ceramics, lighting, metalware, technology and cinema.
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