Friday, February 4, 2011

Art Deco Goodness

At first glance, this low bas relief panel seems really busy, and of course it really is, but it's chock-full of Art Deco goodness from 1937.

It was a panel in the dining salon of the French ocean liner, Normandie — and to be specific, in case you're dying to know, the starboard side forward cabin-class. You can view it in person at the Museum of the City of New York.

Mmm. To be an affluent traveler in those days . . .

1 comment:

Annie said...

It does appear "busy," but it is balanced, and the eye wanders through it with delight. (Sorry, to sound corny, but it's true!)