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Art Decosometimes referred to as Decois a style of visual arts, architecture and design that first appeared in France just before World War I. During its heyday, Art Deco represented luxury, glamour, exuberance, and faith in social and technological progress. Art Deco was a pastiche of many different styles, sometimes contradictory, united by a desire to be modern.
The intriguing events from the life of Tamara de Lempicka often overshadow the significant contribution she made to the development of modern art. Her work is difficult to classify and features elements of traditional Art Deco such as the nude female body but also Cubism and other stylistic movements of the early 20th century. Yet more importantly, De Lempicka challenged the limitations imposed on the art and life of a woman.
The area of Art Deco Sculpture of the 's and 's also illustrates the marked trend in the Art Deco period for geometric forms and stylization as well as the surge of interest in exotic cultures and subjects. Working mainly in bronze, either gilded or patinated, the Art Deco sculptors of the period produced figures of strong mythological or allegorical inspiration, sleek and exotic animals such as gazelles, panthers or borzoi, and focused especially on the female form in a variety of guises such as dancers, clowns, archers and athletic Amazons. Home Sculpture.
Seller: finephoto 4, See our vintage and original prints featured in Coastal Living, Dwell Magazine and other fine quality publications. Fleischmann inexplicably destroyed all but 41 of her negatives before immigrating to the United States in the 's, making her earlier images rare in any form silver gelatin or photogravure.
Huge style bronze powder cast pot metal with nightlight oiled bronze stained glass globe artdeco. Huge antique lighting art deco nude kneeling lady lamp lady lamp. Cast sculpture lamp.