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Great examples of Art Deco?

Asked by chocolatechip (2999points) August 11th, 2010

What are some quintessential examples of art deco?

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architecture NYC
Chrysler Building, Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center
glassworks
Rene Lalique, Emile Galle & Daum.
sculptors
Paul Manship work for Rockefeller center [Prometheus] and Folger Shakespeare Library among others

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painters printmakers designers, illustrators
Erte, especially for his fashion designs and prints
Tamara de Lempicka, art deco glamour paintings as @gypsywench said
Adolphe Mouron Cassandre, illustrator, printmaker, and typeface designer [Normandie poster among others]

Lalique, Erte and others also made beautiful jewelry

YARNLADY's avatar

You can find a list of many of them in the wikipedia article art deco

stranger_in_a_strange_land's avatar

The Chyrsler Airflow . Too bad it wasn’t as mechanically advanced as the styling. I’d love to own one though, anyone interested in trading for a 1937 Packard 12?

boffin's avatar

The Pan Pacific Auditorium
Unfortunately it’s no longer.

http://www.hollywoodphotographs.com/category/30-1/pan-pacific-auditorium/

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