Deco in paris. The art deco style also gave birth to the grand rex a movie theater located in the 2nd district of paris. It has the largest screen in france but what makes it really special is the ambiance inside the rooms. 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. Nearby the palais de chaillot is considered the most important monument of the 1930s in paris. And art deco was the last wave of figurative decoration in architecture.
Overlooking the jardins du trocadero its two neo classical pavilions offer a commanding view of the eiffel tower and the champ de mars. Art deco used the same principles including figurative decorations. The buildings of paris are a feast for the eyes full of sculptures of human faces and bodies acanthus leaves flower vases etc.
995 likes 6 talking about this. 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. Deco in paris paris.
The art deco style heavily influenced paris and its region in the 1920s and 1930s.