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Art deco

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Art deco, style of design popular in the United States and Europe from the late 1920s through the 1930s. In its emphasis on geometrical shapes and simplified lines, art deco represented a radical reaction to the ornateness of Victorian design. The style was applied in architecture, interior decoration, furnituremaking, and the design of a wide range of objects from locomotives to salt-and-pepper shakers. Prime examples are the Chrysler Building and the interior of Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

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