About this artwork
Two small collections of photographs and printed documents about 20th-century decorative arts have been gathered together within this general heading. The first collection includes a brochure and photographs from the exhibition 20th Century Taste in the New Expression of the Arts in Home Furnishings at B. Altman & Company, New York City, about 1928, which featured contemporary decorative arts by European and American designers. The second collection includes a catalog and photographs from 1928 and 1929 exhibitions at the American Designers’ Gallery in New York City, showcasing furniture and interior designs by Donald Deskey, Robert Lochner, Henry Varnum Poor, Herman Rosse, Joseph Urban, and others.
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Contact the Ryerson and Burnham Art and Architecture Archives:
- Currently Off View
- AIC Archives
- Donald Deskey
- Twentieth-Century Decorative Arts Collection
- Made 1928–1929
- Black and white photographic prints and printed papers.
- H.: 7.7 cm (3 in.)
- Gift of Robert B. Harshe, n.d.