Wadsworth Atheneum

The Jazz Age: American Style In The 1920's

Author: Stephen Harrison, Sarah D. Coffin, Emily M. Orr

Description: 
An exhilarating look at Art Deco design in 1920s America, using jazz as its unifying metaphor. Capturing the dynamic pulse of the era’s jazz music, this lavishly illustrated publication explores American taste and style during the golden age of the 1920s. Following the destructive years of the First World War, this flourishing decade marked a rebirth of aesthetic innovation that was cultivated to a great extent by American talent and patronage. Featuring hundreds of full-color illustrations and essays by two leading historians of decorative arts, this comprehensive catalogue shows how America and the rest of the world worked to establish a new visual representation of modernity.

Details:
Publisher: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Pages: 400 pages
Format: Softcover
ISBN: 9780300224054

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