Art Deco and Modernist Carpets

Author(s): Susan Day

Fine Art

A thorough documentation of carpet design within the context of early 20th-century art, this book contains little-seen designs by such artists as Picasso, Miro, Klee and Bacon, also exploring the forces that shaped Art Deco and Modernism as movements, and their influence across Europe and the USA.


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Susan Day is Chief Librarian, Institut Francais d'Architecture. Among her books are Louis Sue, Jean Charles Moreux and Great Carpets of the World. She is Contributing Editor, Hali magazine.

Introduction From Art Nouveau to Art Deco Art Deco: A Riot of Flowers and Colour - Carpets of the Coloristes (France) - Towards an Industrial Aesthetic (Germany and Austria) - A Boom in Carpet Weaving (Belgium and Holland) - The Omega Workshops (Britain) - A Diversity of Design Traditions (Scandinavia, Italy, Eastern Europe, Spain) The Modernist Carpet: Art Meets Industry - L'Art Utile versus L'Art Decoratif (France) - Crucible of Modernism (Germany, Austria, Switzerland) - Abstract Interiors (Belgium and Holland) - An Avant-Garde Revival (Britain) - Swedish Modern (Scandinavia) - A Style of Their Own (America)

General Fields

  • : 9780500510810
  • : thames
  • : thames
  • : 1.79
  • : 320mm X 240mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Susan Day
  • : Hardback
  • : 746.7904
  • : 224
  • : 250 illustrations, 149 in colour