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A Modern World: American Design from the Yale University Art Gallery, 1920–1950
The influence of Cubism—the revolutionary artistic style that originated in France—moved across the international art world during the first decades of the twentieth century. Almost two decades after its establishment, Cubist-inspired forms continued to appear in modern fashion, architecture, and the decorative arts. Despite its controversial origins, American manufacturers in the late 1920s readily appropriated Cubism as a marketable and chic treatment for a range of domestic goods. Their …