Deco in paris. In paris it left the city with some true architectural gems from art deco palaces at the trocadero to modernist constructions by le corbusier and stunning municipal swimming pools. It takes its name from the exposition internationale des arts decoratifs et industriels modernes held in paris in 1925 where it was first showcased. The buildings of paris are a feast for the eyes full of sculptures of human faces and bodies acanthus leaves flower vases etc.
The interior decoration carried out by 71 painters and sculptors presents a wide palette of all art decos trends. It has the largest screen in france but what makes it really special is the ambiance inside the rooms. Art deco used the same principles including figurative decorations.
Nearby the palais de chaillot is considered the most important monument of the 1930s in paris. Who decorates buildings with mascarons caryatids or curvy leaves these days. 995 likes 6 talking about this.
And art deco was the last wave of figurative decoration in architecture. The art deco design movement originated in europe in the early teens of the twentieth century and had its heyday from 1925 to 1939. Through the exhibition 1925 quand lart deco seduit le monde which takes place at the cite de larchitecture et du patrimoine from 16th october 2013 to 17th february 2014 you can discover the secrets of this international artistic movement.
The art deco style heavily influenced paris and its region in the 1920s and 1930s.