Alastair Duncan

Alastair Duncan was for fourteen years associated with Christie's, New York, latterly as a Consultant. After joining the auction house in 1977, he organized and catalogued a great number of sales devoted to Art Nouveau and Art Deco and nineteenth-century decorative arts. He has acted as guest curator for exhibitions at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., and is now an independent consultant specializing in the decocrative arts of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. He is the author of many books, including Art Deco Furniture, Art Nouveau Furniture, American Art Deco, and Masterworks of Louis Comfort Tiffany

Books by Alastair Duncan

  1. Book CoverAmerican Art Deco


    Art Deco was the most important decorative style of the late 1920s and 1930s, and its expression in America was seen in virtually every area of the fine and decorative arts: architecture, sculpture, furniture, textiles, ceramics, silver, graphic arts, and jewelry.More

  2. Book CoverArt Deco


    This volume traces the history of the art deco movement and examines its influence on design.More

  3. Book CoverArt Deco Furniture: The French Designers


    "Lavishly illustrated … an invaluable book."—Antique CollectorMore

  4. Book CoverArt Deco Sculpture


    A groundbreaking encyclopedic study of Art Deco sculpture from the 1920s and 1930s by the author of Art Deco CompleteMore

  5. Book CoverArt Nouveau


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