Art Deco, in style initially within the 1920s and 30s, took its identify from the Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes, an exhibition held in Paris in 1925.
Ruhlmann was born into the furnishings making enterprise and started his career in his father’s workshop. His furnishings making methods were flawless with joints that might barely be seen and his designs have been easy and chic. He held his first exhibition at the Salon d’Automne in 1913, by which period his fame was growing. After the First World War he took over his father’s firm which was renamed Rulhmann et Laurent. He elevated the corporate’s scope by using crafts people expert in carpentry, upholstery, mirror grinding, veneering and inlaying.
That new clout shall be on full display at Art Basel Miami Beach, which was launched in 2002 as a satellite of Art Basel Switzerland and has since turn into … Read more