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By Eric Knowles

even supposing often linked to the Twenties and the '30s, in truth the artwork Deco variety had started to emerge in France ahead of the arrival of the 1st global warfare. however it was once in the course of the interwar years that the fashion, achieving complete adulthood, was once followed by way of the foreign elite because the ideal expression of contemporary opulence and magnificence, and to at the present time paintings Deco designs are redolent of the age of Jazz, cocktails, the Charleston, speakeasies, Hollywood glamour, manhattan skyscrapers and, specially, kind. The '20s used to be additionally a interval of serious technological advances in engineering and transportation, and the perpetual modernity and futuristic air of secrecy of paintings Deco are evocative of this too. the following, BBC Antiques Roadshow specialist Eric Knowles presents a lavishly illustrated advisor to this so much desirable and undying of styles.

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