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Art Deco Guide: Characteristics and Examples of Art Deco

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Feb 25, 2022 • 4 min read

In the 1920s and 1930s, Art Deco emerged as a new style in material and visual culture that captured the prosperity and glamor of post-World War I modernism with its classical influences, geometric motifs, and streamlined architectural styles.