Part of a new series of beautiful gift art books, Art Deco Fashion: Masterpieces of Art highlights artworks from fashion illustrators of the era that was characterized by the allure of modernity, progression, women's liberation, and luxury - leading to the short hemlines and androgyny of the Flapper, the outdoorsy Sporty girl and Silver Screen goddesses. Beginning with a fresh and thoughtful introduction to the Art Deco movements and its influence upon fashion, the book features all the best known Art Deco fashion masterpieces, including works by renowned artists such as Georges Barbier, Paul Iribe and Erte.
Gordon Kerr was born in Scotland and gained a degree in History of Fine Art from Glasgow University. He worked in bookselling and publishing before becoming a full-time writer, since when he has written more than thirty books including works on Impressionism, Art Nouveau and Art Deco. He has a wife and two children and lives in Hampshire and South-west France.