Roland Paris The Art Deco Jester King

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Alberto Shayo

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9781851498239
Hardback
ACC Art Books
Territory: World
Size: 300 mm x 237 mm
Pages: 256
Illustrations: 472 colour

RRP £50.00

Roland Paris is one of the most recognisable artists of the Art Deco world, yet his work remains something of an enigma. His art is caricature-like, bordering on grotesque, and he delivers critical perspectives on society's downtrodden via jesters and devils. His mediums range from sculpture and painting to porcelain and wood, including woodcuts and the written word.

This never-before-seen study focuses on the artist's trials and tribulations while living in Nazi-ruled Germany, and the tragic end to his life, hours before the end of World War Two.

Also available by Alberto Shayo:
Chiparus: Master of Art Deco ISBN 9781851498222
Statuettes of the Art Deco Period ISBN 9781851498246

As one of the top consultants in the Art Deco field, Alberto Shayo has dedicated his life to travel, discovering new figures and determining the worthiness of private and public collections. Mr Shayo is the author of Camille Fauré: Limoges Art Deco Enamels - The Geometry of Joy, published by Antique Collectors' Club.

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