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Armory Art Center & Valencia Isles present
Art Deco 2nd Wednesdays 2021
FREE VIRTUAL ONLINE Lecture Series
Duchess of Deco, Sharon Koskoff, Speaker
January 13th, February 10th, March 10th at 7 pm
ZOOM LINK CLICK HERE
January 13th ~ Habana Deco: The Art & Art Deco Architecture of Cuba The city of Havana is home to an endless treasure chest of Art Deco and Streamline Modern architecture; however, the infrastructure is in dire need of repair. Take a virtual tour of Cuba’s art and culture and learn about the history found in our creative and closest southern neighbor.
February 10th ~ Art Deco Celebrates France: Paris & Perpignan
Take a visual journey with Sharon Koskoff to France on a recent trip, where she was the Keynote
Speaker at the Perpignan Art Deco Festival (PAD). Learn about Art Deco Modernism in Europe. In 2025, Art Deco will celebrate its 100th Anniversary where it began in Paris at the International Exposition de Arts Decoratif!
March 10th ~ Egyptian Art Deco: The Ancient Civilization
Join author Sharon Koskoff on her recent trip to Egypt, the Nile, and the home of the world’s largest
sculpture the Sphinx! Howard Carter discovered King Tutankhamen’s tomb in 1922 and everything Egyptian became all the rage in the Roaring Twenties! Learn how Egyptian Art and Design sets the groundwork for Art Deco and how it is reflected in our Modern life today!
Sharon Koskoff Art Deco Brief Bio
Sharon Koskoff, the Duchess of Deco, is a full-time professional artist known for her Decometric Murals, graphic designs, public art installations and love of Art Deco architecture. Koskoff is a Muse Award Winner for Arts Educator of the Year 2014-16. She is a well-known tour guide and lecturer on the architecture and styling of Twentieth Century design as seen in her book, Art Deco of the Palm Beaches. Mentored by Miami Beach’s Queen of Art Deco, Barbara Baer Capitman, she is the founding president of the Art Deco Society of the Palm Beaches (ADSPB), a non-for-profit historic preservation organization established in 1987, celebrating 34 years of service.