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Art deco, the ensemble and Einfühlung

John Potvin

in Deco Dandy: Designing Masculinity in 1920s Paris

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781526134790
eISBN:
9781526158284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526134806.00006
Subject:
Art, Design

The chapter identifies and establishes the deco dandy, that hybrid, ambivalent and ambiguous creature that only existed for a brief time in Paris following the war. The figure was also capitalised as ... More


Décor and sobriety

John Potvin

in Deco Dandy: Designing Masculinity in 1920s Paris

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781526134790
eISBN:
9781526158284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526134806.00010
Subject:
Art, Design

By exploring the notional interior of the deco dandy, this chapter challenges the extant scholarship that has long positioned the female consumer and woman decorator as the exclusive arbiters of ... More


Silhouette and movement

John Potvin

in Deco Dandy: Designing Masculinity in 1920s Paris

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781526134790
eISBN:
9781526158284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526134806.00008
Subject:
Art, Design

This chapter explores, to borrow from Marcel Mauss, ‘the techniques of the body’, specificallythe different ways male bodies suggested silhouettes through movement and crystalised the debates that ... More


Deco Dandy: Designing Masculinity in 1920s Paris

John Potvin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781526134790
eISBN:
9781526158284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526134806
Subject:
Art, Design

Richly illustrated with over 110 colour and black and white images, the book productively contests the supposedly exclusive feminine aspect of the stylemoderne (art deco). It explores how ... More


Elegance and civilisation

John Potvin

in Deco Dandy: Designing Masculinity in 1920s Paris

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781526134790
eISBN:
9781526158284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526134806.00011
Subject:
Art, Design

The chapter focuses largely on Monsieur magazine, which established itself as an important discursive and visual engine of dissemination for knowledge of men’s fashion as well as a graphic cipher of ... More


Art Deco News

Aurora Wallace

in Media Capital: Architecture and Communications in New York City

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037344
eISBN:
9780252094521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037344.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter investigates the turn toward modernism embodied by the bold Art Deco structure erected by the Daily News in 1930, a new form to house the new form of the tabloid. As New York grew to be ... More


Private Citizens, Public Works

Peter J. Hollida

in American Arcadia: California and the Classical Tradition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190256517
eISBN:
9780190256548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190256517.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

For all the optimism with which civic leaders and enlightened developers pursued the ideals of the City Beautiful Movement, both the immensity of Southern California and the speed of population ... More


Belle-éPoque Cairo: The Politics of Refurbishing the Downtown Business District

Galila El Kadi and Dalia ElKerdany

in Cairo Cosmopolitan: Politics, Culture, and Urban Space in the New Globalized Middle East

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162893
eISBN:
9781617970269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162893.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

A new coalition of preservationists has manufactured a resurgent, generalized nostalgia for a previously unvalued period—now relabeled “Cairo's belle Époque.” This campaign selectively ignores the ... More


The Hero of Hoosierdom: Paul Manship's Lincoln the Hoosier Youth (1932), Fort Wayne, Indiana

James A. Percoco

in Summers with Lincoln: Looking for the Man in the Monuments

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228959
eISBN:
9780823234981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228959.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Paul Manship's Lincoln the Hoosier Youth echoes a theme similar in sentiment to other tributes to the young Abraham Lincoln. A book in his hand and the traditional ax affirm a ... More


Egyptian Antiquity, Imperial Politics, and Modernity: Tutankhamun and After

Billie Melman

in Empires of Antiquities: Modernity and the Rediscovery of the Ancient Near East, 1914-1950

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198824558
eISBN:
9780191863332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824558.003.0009
Subject:
History, Historiography, Cultural History

Chapter 8 draws the web of relations between Egypt’s antiquity, empire, modernity, and internationalism from the outbreak of the First World War to decolonization. It focuses on the era between ... More


Cocktails with Noël Coward

Gregory Mackie

in Gastro-modernism: Food, Literature, Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781942954682
eISBN:
9781789623635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954682.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Commenting on the celebrity his 1924 hit The Vortex afforded him, Noël Coward noted that he “was seldom mentioned in the press without allusions to ‘cocktails,’ ‘post-war hysteria,’ and ‘decadence.’” ... More


Society Scenery

Christopher Innes

in Designing Modern America: Broadway to Main Street

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108040
eISBN:
9780300129557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108040.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter describes Joseph Urban's impact on the world of fashion. It is no surprise that he was also extensively involved in designing other kinds of public spaces—particularly ones that ... More


Chapter 10

Mark Glancy

in Cary Grant, the Making of a Hollywood Legend

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190053130
eISBN:
9780190053161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190053130.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Chapter 10, covering the year 1934, explores the jealousy and insecurity that haunted Cary Grant during his short-lived marriage to Virginia Cherrill, which ended in a drunken fiasco that was ... More


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