Art Deco

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Although Art Deco derives its name from the great 1925 Paris Exhibition, ‘L’Exposition Internatlionale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes’, the term is now generally applied to the typical artistic productions of the 1920’s and 1930’s. It might best be characterised as an attempt to unite arts with industry, embracing the machine age and repudiating the old antithesis of ‘Fine’ and ‘Industrial’ art. The sources of the Art Deco movement include Egyptian and Mayan Art, Cubisim, Fauvism and Expressionism, heavily influencing the chief force underlying all Art Deco with the emphasis upon geometric patterns. Art Deco motifs are a valuable source of creativity and Hickmet Fine Arts pride ourselves on our specialist knowledge in this magnificent era.

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Art Deco Clarice Cliff Bizarre Mustard Pot C.1930
A scarce Art Deco Clarice Cliff for Newport Pottery bizarre hand painted lidded mustard pot of conical shape with pointed finial and hand painted w...
Xupes Limited
Pair of Borzois
A captivating Art Deco cold painted bronze group of two standing hounds with excellent hand chased detail and fine rich green patina, raised on an ...
Hickmet Fine Arts