LExposition Internationale Des Arts D?coratifs Modernes a Turin 1902 by Georg FuchsExcerpt from LExposition Internationale des Arts Decoratifs Modernes A Turin 1902
Des Arts Decoratifs Modernes (mai - novembre permet une vue densemble sur le grand mouvement qui a souleve les peuples de culture directrice et qui tend a un renouvellement complet du style dans les arts appliques. Elle est en affinites directes avec lexposition de Darmstadt de 1901 en ce sens que le principe mis en oeuvre pour la premiere fois a Darmstadt dans les limites dune consultation nationale y prend les pro portions dune affirmation internationale. De meme que nous avons consacre a lexposition de Darmstadt un volume circon stancie, riche denviron 500 illustrations et hors-textes en couleurs, sous le titre de, Grossherzog Ernst Ludwig und die Darmstadter kunstler-kolonie, nous considerons comme un devoir qui nous incombe, lequel sensuit de notre progamme de reforme dans le domaine des Expositions modernes, de resumer aussi lexposition de Turin, et den conserver le souvenir en une oeuvre dune forme un peu plus serree, enrichie denviron 450 illustrations originales directes et de nombreux hors-texte en couleurs. Etant donne le caractere international de ladite exposition, il allait de soi que notre ouvrage dut avoir le meme caractere: de la une edition francaise parallele a ledition allemande. Nous esperons procurer ainsi aux lettres de tout ordre, aux amis des arts et surtout aux artistes et a tous ceux qui soccupent dart industriel chez toutes les nations civilisees, une occasion de conserver un souvenir durable, tant des lecons a tirer que des modeles a consulter a lexposition de Turin placee sous le haut protectorat de S. M. Le Roi ditalie, Victor Emanuel III et sous la presidence dhonneur de S. A. R. Duc daoste. Nnnnnn.
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L’Exposition internationale des Arts decoratifs et industriels modernes, Paris 1925
Exposition Internationale des Arts Decoratifs et Industriels Modernes
This hugely successful world fair attracted sixteen million visitors over its seven-month run from April to October It is deemed to be where Modernism and Art Deco were born and transported around the world. However, pre new eclectic modernist genres of arts, design and architecture were already being explored, especially by the Bauhaus movement. The fair was originally proposed for but abandoned due to the outbreak of World War I. The previous fair held in Paris had been in ; and France wanted this new Exposition of in order to regain world recognition as the cultural arts capital of the world. Reproductions or mere copies were excluded and that all exhibits should display genuine originality, fulfil a practical need and express a modern inspiration.
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Poster for the Paris Art Deco exhibition, with a painting by Bourdelle depicting a bull and a winged figure with a bow and arrows. A set of four posters were commissioned for the Art Deco exhibition in Paris. Three were by up-and-coming young artists and graphic designers, including Robert Bonfils and Charles Loupot, and the fourth was by the sculptor Antoine Bourdelle, considered one of France's greatest living artists.
Poster for the Paris Art Deco exhibition. It includes a colour woodcut by Bonfils, depicting a woman in a draped dress, carrying a large basket of flowers over her head. She is accompanied by a leaping stag. A set of four posters were commissioned for the Art Deco exhibition in Paris. Three were by up-and-coming young artists and graphic designers, including Robert Bonfils and Charles Loupot, and the fourth was by the sculptor Antoine Bourdelle, considered one of France's greatest living artists.
It was designed by the French government to highlight the new style moderne of architecture, interior decoration, furniture, glass, jewelry and other decorative arts in Europe and throughout the world. Many ideas of the international avant-garde in the fields of architecture and applied arts were presented for the first time at the Exposition. The event took place between the esplanade of Les Invalides and the entrances of the Grand Palais and Petit Palais , and on both banks of the Seine. There were 15, exhibitors from twenty different countries, and it was visited by sixteen million people during its seven-month run. Decorative artists had been allowed to participate in the previous two Paris Salons , but they were placed subordinate to the painters, and they wanted an exhibit which gave first place to decorative arts. The Salon d'Automne , a new Salon founded in , honored painters, sculptors, graphics artists and architects, but again decorative arts were largely ignored. Frantz Jourdain announced the idea of holding a separate exhibit of decorative arts as soon as possible.
Orrefors Glasbruk. Alexander Rodchenko — This important exhibition gave the name Art Deco to a rich vein of decorative design across a wide range of applications, from cinemas to ceramics, textiles to tableware, and graphics to gramaphones. There had been increasing concern about the diminishing standing of French work in design and the decorative arts in the years before the First World War, with economic and aesthetic competition from German manufacturers and designers in particular giving increasing cause for comment. During this period there were a number of proposals to mount an international exhibition as a means of showing French decorative arts to advantage. However, the original plans to hold such a display of modern decorative arts that linked art, crafts, and industry in were postponed in since it was felt that more time was needed to show French goods and expertise to telling advantage. After the First World War, largely due to economic uncertainties, the proposed exhibition was eventually put back to