Collage - Journal 1932...

Collage - Journal 1932...

Sunday, March 14, 2010

Jean Després (1889 to 1980) - Art Deco Designer....


Contemporary -  Fine jewelry and Silverware in the hands of a 20th-century French Master.......His pieces needs no explanation...ride upon the wind .....and observe...his creations...


In 1988 Andy Warhol's personal collection of Després was sold at Sotheby's New York.


Graceful Modern unique pieces of tableware - Refined decorative objects in gold - like sunrise in the sky - Silver - like dreams of stars agains the dark night ...


Josephine Baker .....was facinated by his creations....


Després came to know many avant-garde artists in Paris, who inspired him as an artist - contemporary - futuristic - cubistic creations -  Modigliani, Léger, De Chirico and Braque ......

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