17 November 2017

World Language with an Accent – Art Deco in Central Europe

"As a global phenomenon, Art Deco is principally known for representativeness. With the advent of Art Deco in the 1930s glass, chrome, mirror, mahogany, and marble were no more the privilege of a certain elite: they became available for the middle class. In this sense, Art Deco is a symbol of a society with growing equality. The abstract character of Art Deco, paired with decorativeness, creates a bridge between Historicism and Modernism, traditions and progression."

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