Posts Tagged With art deco

American Airlines to New York by E. McKnight Kauffer

“American Airline to New York” by Edward McKnight Kauffer is lithograph poster done on white woven paper, as suggested in the name the piece was commissioned by the American Airlines company and was completed in 1948. After being unable to enlist in WWII alongside England as an American citizen, Kauffer saw no choice but to…

Modern Woman by Qian Juntao

The 1930’s marks a major shift in artistic style and design within China as well as the introduction of the “Shanghai style” or “Chinese deco.” Qian Juntao was known to be the most skilled and inventive designer at the time as he was able to create works such as his piece Modern Woman that reflected design…

Monsavon by Jean Carlu

Jean Carlu is one of the more famous art deco poster designers from France during the 1900s. This piece in particular, the Monsavon, was just an advertisement for a soap brand in France. Jean Carlu is one of the four main designers during the Art Deco era in France. In all honesty, in most of…