What is Art Deco Architecture?


"Chrysler Building NYC NY" by dog97209 is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

"Chrysler Building NYC NY" by dog97209 is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Art Deco architecture derives from a style of visual arts of the same name that emerged in Europe in the 1920s, which also influenced the movie industry, fashion, interior design, graphic design, sculpture, painting, and other forms of art, in addition to architecture. The milestone of this style was the International Exhibition of Modern Decorative and Industrial Arts held in Paris in 1925, from which it took its name.

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