Art Deco

Challenge #2 in the variable subjects I series. Hosted by Lext123.
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Show me your ability to recognize Art Deco, in everyday live of the present world around us. Art Deco is an eclectic artistic and design style that flourished internationally roughly from the 1920s into the World War II era. Art Deco is i.a. present in architecture, furniture, jewelry and sculptures.
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Golden Gate Bridge Tower, 1930
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Irving Morrow was hired to take the Golden Gate Bridge design beyond the merely functional, and into an art form. Morrow chose to express Art Deco styling into the towers, street lights, railings and the portals framed by the towers. (They taper as they rise, enhancing the sense of height.)
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Submitted: Thursday, 5th May, 2011 07:17 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 24th October, 2009
Focal length: 28 mm
Shutter speed: 1/60 sec
Aperture: F5.6
ISO: 400
Notes: Traffic had stopped, and I was in a convertible in the passenger's seat with my camera.
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