Art Deco stylistics in Lviv architectural metal at the end of the XX - the beginning of the XXI century


The article deals with the artistic stylistics of Art Deco in architectural metal-filled plastics in Lviv at the end of the XX - the beginning of the XXI century. The author describes the preconditions of the thriving blacksmithing at the turn of the century. The assortment of forged architectural decorations - gates, lattices and signboards - is researched. The technological process of manufacturing the decoration elements and their combination is thoroughly examined. The author distinguishes the main motifs and compositional peculiarities of architectural metal. Thus, this article will contribute to the creation of a coherent picture of the formation and development of modern metal-filled plastics in Lviv.

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