Unformatted text preview: century, including Cubism, Constructivism, and Italian Futurism. Similar to the Art Nouveau and Precisionist movements of the same time period, Art Deco is distinguished by a more modern look. Modern concepts such as machine and automobile patterns and stylized gear and wheel shapes were used to celebrate the rise of commerce, technology, and speed. Art Deco was influential in the arts and architecture, primarily the decorative, industrial, and graphic arts. It was also a popular style in fashion, furniture, jewelry, and textiles. The most renowned Art Deco artist is glassmaker and jeweler, Rene Lalique. Two well-known U.S. buildings executed in the Art Deco approach include Rockefeller Center and the Chrysler Building. Artists: (biography & artworks) Manship, Paul - 1885 - 1966 Manship, Paul - 1885 - 1966...
View Full Document
- Fall '10
- speed. Art Deco, renowned Art Deco