Art Deco 1930s style murals
Art Deco 1930s style – Arts Décoratifs – came after the 1920s Art Nouveau period, it was one of the most prolific periods for mural painters worldwide.
Murals were incorporated into most buildings of the period and many murals were commissioned for private and public architecture projects worldwide.
The development of travel on large liners going to far away places and the new modernist 1930s architecture boosted the use of murals.
Almost every country in the world has stunning examples of Deco architecture and many with interiors and murals that are intact.
The Art Deco 1930’s style was universal in art and architecture and has been a major influence on many fashions and styles since.
The interpretation of the art
Kate has perfected an Art Deco 1930s style in some of her murals; she has been commissioned to paint many murals that depict this era and its style.
Frequently, the inspiration for these murals is Tamara de Lempika, who was a Polish born Parisienne painter fashionable in the 1930s.
An Art Deco mural was painted by Kate and her team for Smollensky’s on the Strand, (now closed).
Another Art Deco style mural she painted was for the main staircase at the London Hilton Paddington, entitled “Platform 1” it depicts a busy Paddington Station in “The Age of Steam”.
For the casino at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Baku, Azerbaijan she painted an Art Deco mural.
Kate takes the style of decorative painters and mural painters of this period and makes them her own