Deco in paris. It has the largest screen in france but what makes it really special is the ambiance inside the rooms. In paris it left the city with some true architectural gems from art deco palaces at the trocadero to modernist constructions by le corbusier and stunning municipal swimming pools. Art deco used the same principles including figurative decorations.
The art deco design movement originated in europe in the early teens of the twentieth century and had its heyday from 1925 to 1939. Nearby the palais de chaillot is considered the most important monument of the 1930s in paris. Deco in paris paris.
Who decorates buildings with mascarons caryatids or curvy leaves these days. Through the exhibition 1925 quand lart deco seduit le monde which takes place at the cite de larchitecture et du patrimoine from 16th october 2013 to 17th february 2014 you can discover the secrets of this international artistic movement. And art deco was the last wave of figurative decoration in architecture.
The interior decoration carried out by 71 painters and sculptors presents a wide palette of all art decos trends. It takes its name from the exposition internationale des arts decoratifs et industriels modernes held in paris in 1925 where it was first showcased. The art deco style also gave birth to the grand rex a movie theater located in the 2nd district of paris.
Overlooking the jardins du trocadero its two neo classical pavilions offer a commanding view of the eiffel tower and the champ de mars.