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PERIODS OF ART

Art Deco 

Art Deco Ornament
 Art Deco pulls together aspects of abstraction and cubism to create a deliberately modern style, which was originally called Jazz Modern. Its features include angular, geometrical patterns and bright colours, and the use of materials such as enamel, chrome, glass, and plastic.
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art nouveau example
 
 Art Nouveau is characterized   by organic, sinuous patterns and ornamentations based usually on twisting plant forms.
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 Impressionism
Claude Monet Painting in His Garden at Argenteā€¦The Impressionists wanted to depict real life, to paint straight from nature, and to capture the changing effects of light.
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