Part of a new series of beautiful gift art books, 100 Art Deco Fashion Masterpieces highlights 100 artworks from fashion illustrators of the era that was characterized by the allure of modernity, progression, women’s liberation, luxury – leading to the short hemlines and androgyny of the Flapper, the outdoorsy Sporty girl and Silver Screen goddesses. Artists include Georges Barbier, Paul Iribe and Erté.
Gordon Kerr was brought up in the Scottish new town of East Kilbride. After graduating from Glasgow University, he lived in France before working in the wine trade in London for 18 years. He then worked in bookselling and publishing. He has written and edited more than 40 books in a variety of non-fiction genres - wine, history, biography, true crime, humour, art, poetry and travel. He has a wife and two children and lives in Dorset and, when he can, southwest France