Art Deco Fashion Masterpieces of Art
Author: Gordon Kerr
Publisher/Date: UK: Flame Tree Publishing (c. 2014) New edition. From the Masterpieces of Art series.
Format/Condition: New hardcover book with dust jacket in Fine condition. 128 pages, index; 8 x 9.1 x 0.8 inches. Lavishly illustrated in color.
Description: Art Deco Fashion: Masterpieces of Art begins with a fresh and thoughtful introduction to the Art Deco movement and its influences on fashion and showcases the luxurious and progressive works in all their glory. The book highlights artworks from fashion illustrators of the era that was characterized by the allure of modernity, progression, women’s liberation, and luxury – leading to the short hemlines and androgyny of the Flapper, the outdoorsy Sporty girl and Silver Screen goddesses. Beginning with a fresh and thoughtful introduction to the Art Deco movements and its influence upon fashion, the book features all the best known Art Deco fashion masterpieces, including works by renowned artists such as Georges Barbier, Paul Iribe and Erté.
• Art Deco Fashion: The Dawn of Modern Dress
• The Flapper
• The Sporty Girl
• The Silver Screen Goddess