Art deco began in Paris, in the early years of the 20th century, but didn't really take hold until the first world World War I. Art Deco reigned supreme 1940. The movement was born from such avant-garde art movements as Cubism and Futurism. Art Deco had a very specific colour scheme and included beige, creams, silver, black, chrome, yellow and red.
Words and phrases associated with the Art Deco Period-
Bootleggers, Roaring Twenties, The Jazz Age,
Flappers, Prohibition, the Charleston, Gangsters, luxury liner
Normandie, The Great Gatsby, Al
Capone, Mary Pickford, The St Valentines Day Massacre, and F. Scott Fitzgerald.
Artists, Designers and Architects Associated with the Art Deco Movement
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