Ocean Liners and Art Deco: an exceptional voyage
By Brigitte SABY
Interior designer and architect
Illustrated painting: Marin-Marie (1901-1987) – Le Normandie dans le port de New York
This talk traces the fascinating history of ocean liners, from the transatlantic cruises of the Roaring Twenties, to the worldwide repercussions they had on decorative arts and architecture, exploring their widespread technical, aesthetic and cultural impact. Brigitte Saby will discuss the sumptuousness and prestige of the immediately recognizable style that inspired dreams of escapism and luxury around the globe; dreams modelled on the unmistakeable refinement and quality of decoration and furnishing which so marked the history of architecture and design.
In partnership with: L’Eventail
Avec le soutien du Service culturel de l'Ambassade de France en Belgique