art moderne

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art moderne:

see art decoart deco
or art moderne
, term that designates a style of design that originated in French luxury goods shortly before World War I and became ubiquitously and internationally popular during the 1920s and 30s.
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Art Moderne

A design style characterized by horizontal elements, rounded corners, flat roofs, glass blocks, smooth walls, windows that wrap around corners without posts, and asymmetrical massing, all intended to look streamlined. Also called Style Moderne and Streamline Moderne.

Art Moderne

An architectural style found principally in houses constructed in the 1930s, following the earlier Art Deco style. Common characteristics may include smooth stuccoed wall surfaces; flat roofs; architectural details that emphasize the horizontal appearance of the building; rounded exterior corners; ribbon windows that may continue around a corner; glass blocks; an asymmetrical façade. The jagged version of this style is sometimes called Zigzag Moderne. Also see International style. Compare with Art Deco and Streamline Moderne.
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Leur art moderne reagit contre l'imitation qui termine le programme de mise en ordre du visible.
BUILT IN 1936 BY THE DEVELOPER OF CHEROKEE PARK, this Art Moderne masterpiece is a rarity in Sarasota.
The thin profile window designs contributed greatly to the period's major architectural trends such as Art Deco, Art Moderne and International Modern.
Disney's world is your oyster with the Walt Disney Signature collection, a sampling of luxurious pieces from the icon's personal homes turned out in impeccably crafted Art Moderne style.
Il y a en art moderne, une grande quantite d'artistes, on peut les feliciter pour leur travail et moyen d'expression, neanmoins la qualite n'est pas toujours au rendez-vous.
Its sleek lines, evoking the Art Moderne design of the great ocean liners of the 1930s, are very attractive, somehow deemphasizing its considerable bulk.
Il y a, en art moderne, une grande quantite d'artistes.
The DeLido, a cherished Art Moderne Melvin Grossman and Morris Lapidus designed building, looks spectacular after a recent $100 million renovation.
Toutefois, il faut necessairement rappeler que cet art moderne a Agadir n'est pas ne du neant, c'est par contre une tres longue et lente evolution d'oeuvres artistiques seculaires concue par des femmes berberes du Maroc profond et rural qui depuis des siecles ont cree de magnifiques tapis - tableaux, tissus brodes, vetements aux tissus et couleurs raffines, babouches et bottes aux decors splendides, sacoches, couvertures, coussins et mille autres objets que certaines personnes qui ne connaEt pas bien cet aspect de l'art marocain et l'appelle artisanat, mais c'est en verite d'authentiques creations artistiques.