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Title Art deco 1910-1939 / edited by Charlotte Benton, Tim Benton and Ghislaine Wood.
Imprint Boston ; New York : Bulfinch Press, 2003.
Edition First North American edition.

Subject Exposition internationale des arts décoratifs et industriels modernes (1925 : Paris, France)
Art deco -- Exhibitions.
Decoration and ornament -- Art deco -- Exhibitions.
Decoration and ornament -- History -- 20th century.
Decorative arts -- History -- 20th century.
Industrial design -- History -- 20th century.
Alt Name Benton, Charlotte.
Benton, Tim.
Wood, Ghislaine.
Victoria and Albert Museum.
Description 464 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 30 cm
Edition First North American edition.
Note Catalog of an exhibition held at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, March 27-July 20, 2003.
Contents Introduction -- Sources and iconography -- The Paris 1925 Exhibition -- The spread of Deco -- The Deco world.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical notes, bibliography (p. 443-449) object list and name and subject indexes.
ISBN 082122834X
OCLC # 53017256
Table of Contents
 Sponsor's Foreword6
 List of Contributors7
Pt. 1Introduction10
1The Style and the Age / Charlotte Benton, Tim Benton12
2The Great War, Mass Society and 'Modernity' / Arthur Marwick28
Pt. 2Sources and Iconography38
3Egyptomania / Christopher Frayling40
4Deco Sculpture and Archaism / Penelope Curtis50
5Ancient Mexican Sources of Art Deco / Oriana Baddeley56
6Inspiration from the East / Anna Jackson66
7Collecting and Constructing Africa / Ghislaine Wood78
8National Traditions / Juliette Hibou90
9Avant-Garde Sources / Charlotte Benton, Tim Benton100
10From Pattern to Abstraction / Jonathan M. Woodham112
11The Exotic / Ghislaine Wood124
Pt. 3The Paris 1925 Exhibition138
12The International Exhibition / Charlotte Benton140
13Paris 1925: Consuming Modernity / Tag Gronberg156
14The Artist-Decorator / Stephane Laurent164
Pt. 4The Spread of Deco172
15Germany, Austria and the Netherlands / Reino Liefkes174
16Art Deco in Central Europe / David Crowley190
17'Lovely Neoclassical Byways': Art Deco in Scandinavia / Jennifer Hawkins Opie202
18European Glass / Ghislaine Wood214
19Italian Architecture and Design / Tim Benton218
20Conscience and Consumption: Art Deco in Britain / Gillian Naylor230
21British Art Deco Ceramics / Alun Graves240
22Art Deco Architecture / Tim Benton244
23Art Deco Fashion / Valerie Mendes260
24Art Deco Jewellery / Clare Phillips272
25Photography and the New Vision / Mark Haworth-Booth284
26Art Deco Graphic Design and Typography / Jeremy Aynsley296
27Art Deco Bindings / Rowan Watson, Annemarie Riding308
Pt. 5The Deco World312
29Travel, Transport and Art Deco / Paul Atterbury314
30Art Deco and Hollywood Film / Ghislaine Wood324
31'The Filter of American Taste': Design in the USA in the 1920s / Wendy Kaplan334
32American Metalwork between the Wars / Jeannine Falino344
33New Materials and Technologies / Jeffrey L. Meikle348
34The Search for an American Design Aesthetic: From Art Deco to Streamlining / Nicolas P. Maffei360
35Art Deco in East Asia / Anna Jackson370
36Indo-Deco / Amin Jaffer382
37Ambiguously Modern: Art Deco in Latin America / Rafael Cardoso396
38'A Growing Enthusiasm for Modernity': Art Deco in Australia / Christopher Menz406
39Art Deco in South Africa / Dipti Bhagat418
40Decline and Revival / Charlotte Benton, Tim Benton426
 Object List450
 Name Index454
 Subject Index459

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