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American Art Deco : Architecture and Regionalism

By: Breeze, Carla

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton: 2003

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 020535

ISBN: 0393019705

Condition: New

Art deco architecture flourished in large cities and small towns throughout America in the 1920s and 1930s. Many of the best examples office buildings, movie theaters, hotels, and churches are still in use. Deco architects, artists, and designers drew on European styles but were most committed to a style that grew organically, as they saw it, from their native soil. Two themes bound Deco buildings and their decorative schemes together: a regional pride that tied buildings to their specific locales and functions, and a growing national symbolism that asserted the buildings' identity as uniquely... View more info