Art Deco wa? a var?ied ?tyle which dr?ew upon many ?ource?. It mirr?ored the human requir?ement for delight and e?cape, giving an advanced point of view on life. In addition , it influenced our future and of cour?e ?ave u? the??? opportunity to produce landm?ark? that continue to exi?t till to?day. Another great fact about the Art Deco ?tyle i? , that city?cape? and wealthy home? around the globe became rede?igned with thi? new form. “Art Deco wa? a celebration of life in it? mo?t luxuriou? form”. “Art Deco wa? a fe?tival of life in it? mo?t luxurio?u? form”.?
Compa?ct? were very pre?valent and came in a wide range of material? to ?uit all financial plan?. “Cartier, Van Clee?f von Ar?pel? and Bouche?ron were top cla?? jewelery creator? that like made dazzling compact? in gem enc?ru?ted g?old and ?ilver, in ?naz?zy Art D?eco plan?. Different material? utilized could be Mother of Pea?rl or Butterfly win?”.
Cloche hat? weren’t only to keep warm. They were worn for each event includin? wedding? and partying the night away. The quinte??e?ntial headgear for the flapper of the 1920?, the cloche wa? a chime formed cap worn low fini?hed the head, relatively down to the eye?. It wa? a ?pectacular way for keeping warm motorin? around the farmland in tho?e brilliant open topped auto?. The zig zag piece? were al?o applied to them , in order to match with the zig za? ?tiche? of the flapper dre??e?.
Art Deco Fa?hion wa? one of the major arti?tic impact? of the 1920? and 30? and the look? per?evere through today a? the ab?olute mo?t well know?n ?tyle? ever. “The Pari?? fa?hion indu?try in the 19?20? wa? worth 2.5 billion franc? in tr?ade? an?d had it? own partic?u?ar ?tructu?re at the Art Deco Expo devoted to “La Parure”, a word which ?ummoned ornamentation and excellence. Three noteworthy Pari? coutu?rier? were on the leadin? group of coordin?ator?, Jea?nne Lanvin, Jean Paquin and Paul Poiret” and they guaran?teed that the pre?entation? of fa?hion, acce???orie?, ?em?? and ?cent? were a “tour de force” of great comfort.
There were plenty of color? a??ociated with the Art Deco ?tyle in the 1920??.”A? ?trange orange , deep blue , black , dark red and gold were in?pired by the Bllet? Ru??e?. Al?o the Aztec green , the coral? and an off-white were often a??ociated with undyed fleece”. The ab?ove were the effect of the American India?n? , w?hile the differ?ent ?h?ade? of gold were taken from the American Egypt?ian art.
The mo?t well-known Me??oamerican impact in Art Deco architecture, decorative art? and de?ign i? the zi?gu?rat, or ventured pyramid form. We can ?ee thi? when contra?ting the Mayan Ziggur?at” with the highe?t point of the Paramount Building.
The greate?t Me?oamerican influen?ce in Art Deco architecture, decorative art? and de?ign i? the zig?urat, or the ?tepped pyramid ?tyle. Thi? can ?een when comparing the Mayan “Zigg?urat to the top of the Paramou?nt Buildin?. It i? al?o known that decorative embelli?hment? emulate Me?oa?merican ?culptur?al alleviation a? we ob?erve when we compare the Azt?ec re?ief to the relief of the G?E ?Building.
If we try to compare the geometric ?hape? of the tribal African ceremonial textile to the ba?e of the “McG?raw Hill Building, we notice many ?imilaritie?. The window?, door? and decora?tive feature? of thi? buildin? look very ?imil?ar to the ba??ic geometric form? of the texti?e. We can al?o ob?erve that the Art Deco ?tyle borrow? the formal qualitie? of the African tribal furnit?ure , when we the ‘A?hanti Ghana ?too’l to the ?tool of ‘Pierre Le?rain'”.
The Art Deco ?tyle al?o appeared in the ?raphic art?, a? ?oon a? it ?tarted expanding. Fir?tly , appeared in Pari? in the po?ter? and ?ome co?tume de?ign? , ?uch a? Leon’? Bak?t and “Ballet?’ Ru??e?. The illu?tration? of George? Barbier, and George? Lepape and the image? in one of the mo?t famou? fa?hion ma?azine? , the ‘La Gazette” “du bon ton’ ,adopted the e?egance and ?en?uality of the ?tyle. In the 1920?, the look chan?ged, a? the fa?hion? ?tre??ed were more ca?ual, ?portive and brave, with the lady model? often ?mokin? cigarette?. American magazine? referring to fa?hion, like air and Harper’? Bazaar” immediately adopted the new ?tyle and propelled it in the United ?tate?. It al?o affected the work of American book illu?trator? ?uch a? Roc?kwell Kent. In addition , Japane?e woodblock print?, had become a major ?ource of influence for the We?tern arti?t?, e?pecially in Europe. The ?ub?equent influx of art from Japan , had a ?reat impact to Europe. Concretely, arti?t? found in the formal ?implicity of woodblock print? a mo?del , from which they could create their own modern ?tyle? , ?uch a? Impre??ioni?t.
The Art Deco period wa? al?o the ?tart?ing point of time , when the touri?m and travel ?tarted increa?in? rapidly.(e.g. automobi?e? , airplane? and train?) Al?o in the new ?tyle , hotel? of all type? of categorie? were built , but mo?t luxury o?ne? were ob?erved to ado?pt thi? new ?tyle of architecture and decoration , for example the “Wa?dorf-A?toria in New York City”, that wa? built in 1929 and wa? the talle?t and large?t hotel in the world when it wa? built.
?treamli?ne Moderne wa? an a??ortment of Art Deco which developed amid the mi?d-1930?. T?he architectura?l ?tyle wa? ?imp?ler and le?? embelli?hing than prior Art De?co ?tructure?, more tuned with the Great Depre??ion. ?tructure? in the ?tyle frequently looked like ?and bound boat?, with rounded corner?, lon? flat line?, iron railing?, and at time? nautica? characteri?tic?. The ?an Franci?co “Mar?itime Mu?eum (1936) , which wa? a public bath hou?e , wa? a good example a? al?o the Pan Pacific Auditorium in Lo? Angele?. Modern aerodynamic? affected the ?tyle and decoration. The ?hape of car? , train? and ?hip? had the ?hape of a bull?et”.
Furthermore , the Art Deco ?tyle wa? u?ed for the decoration of the interior and exterior of the ?ky?craper? , a? zi?zag an?d geometric ?hape? were ob?erved. Al?o another great landmark of the Art Deco ?ty?e wa? th?e “RCA Victor Building that wa? con?tructed by John Walter Cro??. From top to it? bott?om , it wa? covered with many geometric ?ha?pe? and ?ome zi?zag pattern? a? well. The Art Deco ?tyle of ?ky?craper? wa? u?ually u?ed for corporate office building? but in the cour?e of time it wa? al?o u?ed for ?ome government building?. For examp?e , the city hall? of California , New York and Buffalo were built in thi? ?tyle. Finally , the di?tingu?i?hin? feature? of the ?tyle are ?imple , clean ?h?ape , often with a ?treamline look”.
Fir?t of all , a very important fact i? that, the Art Deco ?tyle originated in Fr?ance and ?pecifically in Pari? , where not very hi?h building? were ob?erved. Thi? fact wa? the rea?on that the United ?tate? ?oon ?tarted building tall and impre??ive building?. “The fir?t ?ky?craper? were bui?t in Chicago in the 1880? in the neocla??ical ?tyle. The new Art Deco wa? al?o u?ed to build other ?reat building? in New York in the 19?20? , the Empire ?tate Building and the Chry???er Building. The Empire ?tate building wa? the talle?t building in the world for approximatel?y forty year?.”
To begin with , we ?hould ?ay that , ?enerally the Art Deco ba?ically refer? the movement in decorative art?. The Roarin?g Twe?ntie? wa? ?????the period of time? , when “th?e We?ter?n cu?ture ?tarted to evolve rapid?ly and concurrently in a great way during and around the 1920?. It wa? a period that the majority of people were pretty rich a? that?? period of time , job? were developing. Al?o a di?tincti?ve cultural edg?e in the United ??tate? wa? ob?erved, partic?ularly in major citie? ?uch a? Chica?o, Lo? Angele? and in Ne?w? York City. The unique art movement of thi? period attracted the imagination of nation? all over the world. Generall?y the Art Deco ?tyle ori?inated in Fran?ce before the World W?ar I”. It had a great effect on architecture, but al?o on the interior decoration of the building? in the United ?tate? in the 1920? and 1930?. The greate?t and mo?t famou? example? were the ?ky?craper? of New York, including the Empire ?tate B?uildin? and the Chry?ler Building.