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Art (Deco) is Everywhere

I‘VE LONG BEEN a pursuer of the decorative style designated in the 1960s by the phrase Art Deco. Perhaps it’s best to begin this little piece of mine with something by way of definition. So: art deco is a visual style created in Paris in the 1920s and characterized by simple, linear and geometrical forms. This aesthetic was popularized at the 1925 International Exhibition of Modern Decorative and Industrial Arts, held in Paris between the months April and October.

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