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Art Deco

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Michael Bertram

on 9 April 2013

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Why it Occurred Time Frame Art Deco started in 1925 and ended with the start of World War 2 in 1939 Art Deco Eric & Michael Works Cited Architects Stiles O. Clements Examples Other than architecture the Art Deco time period influenced interior design, industrial design, fashion, graphic arts and cinema. Geometric forms: spheres, polygons, rectangles, trapezoids, chevrons and sunburst motifs
Repetition to create simplistic symmetrical patterns
Vivid colors to create high contrast
Modern materials: aluminum, stainless steel, bakelite, chrome, plastics, stained glass, inlays and lacquers Products Architecture
"Art Deco Bakelite Radios." Bakelite Radios. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Mar. 2013.
"Art Deco Style: How Did It Start?" Art Deco Style: How Did It Start? N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Mar. 2013.
"Claud Beelman." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 22 Feb. 2013. Web. 24 Mar. 2013.
"History of Art Deco." History of Art Deco. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Mar. 2013.
"The Hoover Building in London." London Architecture .co.uk. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Mar. 2013.
"Louisville Art Deco - What Ls Art Deco?" Louisville Art Deco - What Ls Art Deco? N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Mar. 2013.
"New York Architecture Images- Chrysler Building." New York Architecture Images- Chrysler Building. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Mar. 2013.
"New York Architecture Images- Radio City Music Hall." New York Architecture Images- Radio City Music Hall. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Mar. 2013.
"Stiles O. Clements." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 19 Mar. 2013. Web. 24 Mar. 2013. The Victorian era ended at the beginning of the 20th century after death of Queen Victoria in 1901
Advancements in technology caused the pace of life to speed up
After WWI life had changed around the world and people were looking towards Paris to lead the way into the future of design
Art Deco got its name from the 1925 Paris "Exposition Internationale Des Arts Decoratifs et Industriels Moderns" which was a showcase for new and original works of all types
Art Deco was not labeled as a separate category from modernism until 1966 ` Characteristics
He later preformed architecture in Los Angeles
In the area he became a key figure in the Art Deco movement during the 1920's
He partnered with Octavius Morgan and John Walls to create the firm Morgan, Walls& Clements
Known for his exuberantly themes designs
Some of his popular works were the Pellissier Building and Wiltern Theatre Questions 1.When did art deco start?
2.What is a key feature in Art Deco architecture?
3.Name a famous Art Deco building in Europe
4.What made the Chrysler building an iconic art deco landmark?
5.Where did Art Deco start?
6.What materials are common in Art Deco style architecture? Radio City Music Hall
New York City, USA
Edward Durell Stone The Chrysler Building
New York City, USA
May 28th 1930
William Van Alen The Hoover Building
London, England
Wallis, Gilbert & Partners Art Deco Doors
The Cochise Country Courthouse
Bisbee, Arizona
February 1st 1931
Roy Place Art Deco Bed Frame
Model # BD103
Jacques-Emile Ruhlmann Silver and Vermeil Centerpiece
Circa 1938
Jean E. Puiforcat AWA Radiolette
Amalgamated Wireless "House of Tomorrow"
London, England
21st Century
Mike Rundell
After the 1920's Beelman acted as a partner or owner of many firms like Ruck & Beelman and Curlett + Beelman
He continued to design buildings into the 1950's when he was over 70 years old
Some of his most popular buildings were the Eastern Standard Building and Cooper Arms Apartments Claud Beelman Born on March 2nd 1883 in the USA
Trained at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris Born in Ohio, USA in 1883
Many of his building are apart of the National Register of Historic Places
In 1910 he acted as a draftsman in Indiana http://th01.deviantart.net/fs71/PRE/f/2012/204/1/9/empire_state_building_hdr_photomanipulation_by_graffer66-d58auwy.jpg
http://www.adamsonhouse.org/architect.html Works Cited
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