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Sonia Delaunay: Patterns and Designs in Full Color
Sonia Delaunay
0486259757
June 1989
Paperback
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Book Description
96 vivid creations by leading avant-garde artist, reproduced directly from two rare portfolios. Revolutionary designs for textiles, women's fashions, theatrical costumes, sets, more.


Art Deco Fashion
Suzanne Lussier
0821228323
June 2003
Hardcover
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Book Review
Suzanne Lussier, an expert on French '20s and '30s fashion, is a curator in the Department of Textiles and Dress at the Victoria and Albert Museum. She lives in London.

Book Description
From flapper dresses to feathers, fashion exploded during the Roaring '20s, when clothes became a symbol of a more liberated lifestyle and epitomized the glamour and youthful excitement of the Jazz Age. Hemlines and waistlines slowly crept toward each other as the motto for style--and life--became "Anything Goes!" In ART DECO FASHION the world of Hollywood and F. Scott Fitzgerald comes to life in images of beaded evening dresses for dancing the Charleston; sporty outfits for golf, tennis, and swimming; and clothes designed for traveling in luxury liners, trains, or in streamlined cars. Accented with...


Sonia Delaunay: Art into Fashion
Diana Vreeland
0807611662
January 1987
Paperback
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Language Notes
Text: English, French --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.


Art Deco Fashions Paper Dolls
Tom Tierney
048644158X
August 2005
Paperback
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Book Description
Recent exhibits of Art Deco design at major U.S. museums have refocused popular attention on the artistic creations of the twenties. Here is a spectacular review of Art Deco fashion, starting with the innovative work of Paul Poiret and Georges Barbier and continuing with the dramatic designs of Sonia Delaunay, Jeanne Lanvin, Jeanne Paquin, Chanel, and others. Two dolls and 28 costumes plus accessories.


Art Deco and Modernist Carpets
Susan Day
0811836134
October 2002
Hardcover
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Book Description
The design revolutions of the early 20th century were woven into the very fabric of the carpets and rugs of that era. Art Deco and Modernist Carpets, the first in-depth history, charts the evolution of carpet design out of the floral effusions of the Victorian salons and into the angular elegance of Art Deco and bold abstraction of Modernism popularized by the machine age. Such artists and designers as Picasso, Poiret, Gray, Delaunay, Matisse, Klee, and many more advanced the designs going on underfoot, making these rugs extremely collectible artworks in their own right. Generously sized and beautifully illustrated with over 250 full-color photographs, here are Art Deco and Modernist carpets at their most glorious.

About the Author
Susan Day is chief librarian at the...


Arthur A. Cohen Reader: Selected Fiction and Writings on Judaism, Theology, Literature and Culture
David Stern
0814322824
March 1998
Paperback
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Great Paintings by Women Artists: 24 Full-Color Cards
Hayward Cirker (Editor)
0486402134
July 1998
Paperback
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Book Description
This diverse collection — spanning the 17th through 20th centuries — reproduces in card format 24 paintings by such outstanding artists as Mary Cassatt, Sonia Delaunay, Vanessa Bell, Grandma Moses, Alice Neel, Elaine de Kooning, and others. Perfect for sending special greetings to art lovers or for adding to a personal gallery. Captions.


Interplay Negrophilia: Avant-Garde Paris and Black Culture in the 1920s
Petrine Archer-Shaw
0500281351
November 1900
Paperback
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From Library Journal
Black culture was very much in vogue in avant-garde Paris in the 1920s as white artists celebrated it as a means of escaping bourgeois values. At the same time, an emphasis on the "primitive" often reduced blacks to racist stereotypes. In this lively, highly accessible study, Archer-Shaw utilizes her background as an art historian and curator to discuss black life and its complex, often disturbing interaction with white European society. The focus on art (including painting, photography, fashion, and sculpture) distinguishes this book from other important works such as Michel Fabre's From Harlem to Paris (LJ 11/15/91), which concentrates on the literary scene, and Tyler Stovall's more general Paris Noir: African Americans in the City of Light (LJ 12/96). Archer-Straw's book also differs from these works by devoting...

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