Saturday, December 20, 2014

A lot of art déco – St. Petersburg and the World


opens the first Russian exhibition genre art deko.Mkrtich Okroyan – the man who organized the exhibition, and in the future it will be the sponsor it. Building for the museum selected with a very interesting history, ancient, before it belonged to the Imperial Mint. It runs from December 23 this year at Moscow, Luzhnetskaya embankment, 2/4 p. 4

Art Deco was so popular that it was used in the design of cars, furniture, glassware, porcelain, textiles, jewelry , hours, as well as technical devices – radio, telephone and jukeboxes. The strong influence of Art Deco had on architecture, interior design, industrial design, fashion, graphics and cinematography. In the 1930′s Art Deco design has been widely used for railway stations, ocean liners and amusement parks.

The area of ​​the museum about 2 thousand square meters. Mkrtich Okroyan famous collector and owner of the most famous art collection, which belongs to the era of Art Deco. Mkrtich Okroyan collected works in its collection of popular artists in the Art Deco style: Dmitry Chiparusa, Edgar Brandt, Ferdinand Preiss, Paul Follo. Collector gathers a collection of art deco is not the first year, he also travels with her on other countries, conducting exhibitions and attached to the culture of the people.

The last 10 years through a collection of Okroyana organized educational and scientific lectures. Museum with a collection of art deco will open to the public on December 23 of this year, all those wishing to join the culture are waiting for a wonderful exhibition. During the last 10 years to carry out educational and research activities based on the collection. Museum will open on December 19 this year, but to the public it will open its doors on December 23.

International exhibition held in 1925 in Paris and is officially called «Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes», gave birth the term “Art Deco”. In this exhibition were shown the world luxury goods produced in France, proved that Paris remained the international center of style and after the First World War.

Art Deco, Art Deco and (fr. Art déco, lit.. “Decorative Art “, from the name of the Paris exhibition of 1925 francs. Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes, Rus. International Exhibition of Modern Decorative and Industrial Arts) – influential for the fine and decorative arts of the first half of the XX century, which first appeared in France in 1920 -x years, and then it became popular in the 1930-1940′s on an international scale, manifested mainly in the architecture, fashion, art, and ceased to be relevant in the period after World War II.

This eclectic style which is a synthesis of modernism and neoclassicism. Art Deco also has a significant influence of such art movements as Cubism, Constructivism and Futurism.


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