The Twentieth Century Society

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Lectures

Art Deco in Britain by Elain Harwood

Alongside the publication of Elain Harwoodā€™s much-awaited book Art Deco Britain, Elain has repeated her keynote talk on the subject via Zoom. Covering many aspects of the book ā€“ the arrival of the glamorous style into the Britain in the late 1920s and its use in cinema, hotel, theatre and factory design ā€“ Elain delivered a rich summary of the style, its enduring fascination to new generations, and the role of the C20 Society in helping to secure the future of many Art Deco buildings.