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Historical and Cultural Context
Drawing Prompt
Erté [Romain de Tirtoff] (1892-1990) b. Russia


"I've always loved traveling because it varies the decor of my life. Monotony engenders boredom and I have never been bored in my life." - http://www.nytimes.com/1990/04/22/obituaries/erte-a-master-of-fashion-stage-and-art-deco-design-is-dead-at-97.html

Media emphasis: painter, fashion and stage designer

Art movement(s): Art Deco

Principles and elements of design: balance, color, contrast, form, movement, pattern, rhythm, space, texture

Helpful links: http://www.erte.com/

Erte - Janus Face of Spring
Erte - Letter D
Erte - Samson and Delilah
Erte - Top Hats




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