item #2262
art deco bronze

Art Deco Bronze Medal Signed P. Turin

£contact art deco bronze Art Deco Bronze Medal Signed P. Turin (item #2262)
Art deco bronze medal comite français des expositions,
Designed by Pierre Turin.
H: 7 cm W: 7 cm D: 1 cm
French C 1930
In this powerful octagonal medal and Art Deco design Turin’s imagery combines the god Mercury, perhaps as an allegory of eloquence and reason, and a cogged wheel representing the modern machine age.
One aspect of Art Deco was a revival of Neo-classical art. Its sparse, simple clarity appealed to designers and artists trying to reduce images to their essential form.
In the Art Deco period, fashion and the decorative arts exploited a taste for the exotic and sensual

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