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All about Art Deco

By Charles Hopkins Published 11/30/2007 | Arts and Culture
The way we have all lived our lives is an art in its own right.  Everything we do, we see, we hear, we feel, and we taste, art has always something to do with it.  There has always been something creative, spontaneous and mysterious in the art that our lives have been living in with all this time.  Art today has reached a different level of pedestal that it deserves throughout the passage of time.  People strive hard to study the evolution of art for others to reach a higher realization of the importance of art in our lives.  Others are able to live an abundant life with their love and talent for art and give happiness to others with the output of their works.  Even other academic disciplines have learned to adapt to art.  Having an artistic view and outlook on how people work out their daily lives slowly improved mans life and the significance of art in mans life.

Art Deco and Our Lives

Art can be seen incorporated in almost everything we do and see everyday.  Not only has art figuratively decorated our lives but art has literally decorated our world.  The existence of art deco can be originated from long ago where nature was considered as the main decoration on earth.  With the improvement of humans lives and the advancement of the technology, art deco has taken hundreds and thousands of forms, which we can recognize and appreciate.  Art deco was created and improved to enhance and increase the aesthetic and innate beauty of the nature and the man-made objects that surrounds and supports mans daily life.

Uses of Art Deco in Modern Times

Art deco exists in many shapes, sizes, colors, materials, forms, and more.  Art deco can be found adorning interiors of homes, offices, institutions, museums, and other buildings.  Other art deco can also be found on the human body in forms of jewelry and tattoos.  Everywhere you look, art deco is sure to be found.

Art deco is usually characterized by bold colors, durable materials, simplistic yet elaborate designs, and other creative elements.  Art deco can be in the form of paintings, sculptures, figurines, woodworks, and more.  Art deco also features various themes such as retro, 18th century France, Greek mythology, and black and white.  For most of the time, art deco is used for home interiors placed on tables, cabinets, bookshelves, drawers, dressers, and counters.