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History - Space, Light & Speed: Art Deco and Modernism 1918-1939

Study of the distinctive iconic style, illustrated with PowerPoint, books and painting and texts.

Key information

Course code: CL0068-1C Course type: International, Part-time leisure Duration: 5 Weeks Start date: 23 April 2019 End date: 21 May 2019 Timetable:Tuesday 7pm-9pm Course location: Brighton Metropolitan College, Central Campus Course fees: £62.00

Course aims and areas

The 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.

Why the MET?

Our experienced teaching staff are passionate about their areas of expertise and are committed to helping you to attain your learning goals and meet your personal aims.

Without a doubt, one of the reasons we know you will love studying at Brighton MET is the location of our Central Campus. Right in the heart of Brighton’s world-famous North Laine, the College is within walking distance of all the city’s main amenities – the award-winning city library, the independent shops and eateries, and the beach.

Entry Requirements

If there are any applicable entry requirements, these will be listed in the key information section above.

Course Costs

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