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Statuettes of the Art Deco Period by: Alberto Shayo
Statuettes of the Art Deco Period
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Statuettes of the Art Deco Period by: Alberto Shayo
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Author: Alberto Shayo
Binding: Hard Cover with dust jacket
Copyright: 2016
Pages: 304
Size: 9.75 x 12 in.

Product Code: ACC-2016-9781851498246-X4

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It is a vast world one enters when writing on the statuettes of the Art Deco era: both in terms of the number of artists that contributed to it, and the number of figures they created. This book studies the influences that shaped these artists' work - namely, the growth of the Ballets Russes under the aegis of Sergei Diaghilev; the fascination in all things Egyptian that followed the discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb in 1924; and the Music Hall, with all of its venues, its stars and its glamor.

Paris was a magnet for aspiring artists. An unrivaled destination for free-spending tourists, its popularity dwelt in the city's inexpensiveness, considering the absence of the dollar and the falling value of the franc. A thorough look at its artists and their work can only emerge from long investigation.


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