Work with Art Deco architecture

 

The Bridgeman Art Library

The Empire State Building

Exercise

1. What characterizes Art Deco? Prepare a presentation of this movement in art and architecture for your classmates.

2. The Chrysler Building in New York City was built at the same time as the Empire State Building and is another example of Art Deco architecture. What similarities do you find between the two buildings?

Web resource

Art Deco

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Art_Deco

Decopix - the Art Deco Resource

http://www.decopix.com/

About.com - Pictures and information about Art Deco buildings

http://architecture.about.com/od/skyscrapers/ig/World-s-Tallest-Buildings/Empire-State-Building.htm

Great Buildings: Chrysler Building

http://www.greatbuildings.com/buildings/Chrysler_Building.html

Great Buildings: Empire State Building

http://www.greatbuildings.com/buildings/Empire_State_Building.html

Empire State Building - Official Internet Site

http://www.esbnyc.com/tourism/tourism_lightingschedule.cfm

Wikipedia - About The Empire State Building

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Empire_State_Building

Wikipedia - Chrysler Building

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chrysler_building

Exercises

Work with Art Deco architecture
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Sist oppdatert: 06.04.2011

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