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By Eric Knowles

even though often linked to the Twenties and the '30s, in truth the paintings Deco kind had started to emerge in France ahead of the appearance of the 1st international conflict. however it used to be in the course of the interwar years that the fashion, attaining complete adulthood, was once followed by means of the foreign elite because the excellent expression of recent opulence and magnificence, and to today paintings Deco designs are redolent of the age of Jazz, cocktails, the Charleston, speakeasies, Hollywood glamour, ny skyscrapers and, exceptionally, kind. The '20s was once additionally a interval of serious technological advances in engineering and transportation, and the perpetual modernity and futuristic charisma of artwork Deco are evocative of this too. right here, BBC Antiques Roadshow professional Eric Knowles offers a lavishly illustrated consultant to this so much fascinating and undying of styles.

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