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    Art Deco or deco, is an eclectic artistic and design style that began in Paris in the 1920s and flourished internationally throughout the 1930s and into the World War II era.The style influenced all areas of design, including architecture and interior design, industrial design, fashion and jewelry, as well as the visual arts such as painting, graphic arts and film. WIKIPEDIA


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    Art Nouveau, Laurier's Objets D'Art

    An Art Deco Hand painted trio by Susie Cooper with the Cubist design. British C 1930

    Art Deco poster, ca. 1930s

    "Hungarian Art Nouveau" at the Gresham Palace Budapest. Gresham Palace or Gresham-palota, located in Budapest, Hungary, is an example of Art Nouveau architecture in Central Europe. Built during the early 1900s, it is now a Four Seasons Hotel | JV

    Historic Tiles - Moulded Art Nouveau Tiles - Burgundy Rose Trio

    Fair Park Art Deco Architecture, Dallas, Texas. @Deidré Wallace

    Woman with umbrella, c1920 (Studio Isabey, Paris)

    The Hoffman Girls backstage before an appearance at the Moulin Rouge, Paris, 1924

    An Enchanting Nymph c.1920

    Sári Petráss (1888-1930). Hungarian operetta actress and singer. Photo fromThe Library of Congress

    Screenwriter Anita Loos, by Edward Steichen, 1928

    Woman modeling evening gown by Lucile, with a black chantilly hoop skirt over white satin, at the National Retail Garment Association Fashion Show at the Hotel Commodore, New York City. 1921

    Ballerina dancing with a platter of fruit - photo by Ira D. Schwarz

    Chinese flapper

    Ziegfeld girl Myrna Darby, 1920s

    Moulin Rouge

    "The Boswell Sisters" were a popular Jazz vocal group during the 1930's. Martha, Connie, and Vet perfected a mix of rhythm and harmony that would define Jazz vocal groups to come...

    Frances Howard (Mrs. Samuel Goldwyn), 1925

    The famous opera singer Marian Anderson in the 1920s.

    Hazel Forbes, Ziegfeld girl & Miss United States (1926), by Alfred Cheney Johnston, ca. 1928

    Club girls of the 1920's

    Nora Douglas Holt (1885-1974) - American musician and singer who composed over 200 pieces. In 1918 she was the first African American woman to earn her master’s degree from Chicago Musical College. During the roaring 1920s, Nora Holt was a wealthy socialite and party girl, Holt was a major player during the Harlem Renaissance. The photo is by an unidentified photographer c1930.

    Photography by Martin Schweig.

    Harriet Hoctor c. 1930’s (1905-1977). Ballerina, dancer, actress and Ziegfeld Girl. Composer George Gershwin composed a symphonic orchestral piece (Hoctor's Ballet) specifically for her in the film, "Shall We Dance" (1937).

    Marion Benda, 1920s, (1904-1951), Ziegfeld Follies dancer