1920's Art

By: Anthony, Cameron, Shivum

- Themes of sexuality, technology, and social progress were most prominent.

- Art deco was the dominant style of art.

-Artists were often inspired by nature.

-Surrealism was a cultural movement that influenced art.

- C. Coles Phillips was a popular artist who's works were sought after.

- Art Deco used materials such as aluminum, stainless steel lacquer, inlaid wood, sharkskin, and zebra skin.

- The Harlem Renaissance flourished with its focus on African culture.

- Art mainly tested the status quo.

- The Great Gatsby dealt with issues of decadence and excess.

- Jazz music became enormously popular.

Source: Boundless." Art Deco, Expressionism, and surrealism," Boundless U.S. History, 21 Jul. 2015. retrieved 08 Jan. 2016


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