Tag archives for ornament

Feature Articles

plain and fancy

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Article by Sheldon Posen

I
n his classes at the University of Pennsylvania in the 1970s, anthropologist Ray Birdwhistell sometimes brought in objects to prompt discussion....
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deco in the detail

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Article by Paul G. Russell

T
he complex background of forces that lies behind what came to be called Art Deco retrospectively in 1966 is an amalgam...
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