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Exposition Internationale des Arts Decoratifs et Industriels Modernes, Paris 1925

Articles

  • Gura, Judith B. "Modernism and the 1925 Paris Exposition." Magazine Antiques 158 (2000): 194-200.
  • Hillier, Bevis and Stephen Escritt. "Strictly Modern: The 1925 Paris Exposition and the State of European Decoration." Art Deco Style. London: Phaidon, 1997.Articles

Dissertations

  • Gronberg, Tag. "Cite D'Illusion: Staging Modernity at the 1925 Paris Exposition Internationale des Arts Decoratifs et Industriels Modernes." Ph.D. Dissertation: Open University [United Kingdom], 1994.
    Situated in the heart of Paris, the 1925 Exposition Internationale des Arts Decoratifs et Industriels Modernes was criticised at the time for its overtly temporary and artificial architecture--for being a 'cite d'illusion' and a 'decor de theatre' as opposed to a 'cite reelle'. The Exhibition's emphasis on ostentatious and luxurious display was also widely attacked.
 
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