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Egyptian Art Deco: The Ancient Civilization (Virtual Lecture)
March 10, 7:00 pm
The Art Deco Society of the Palm Beaches presents this FREE virtual lecture series, in collaboration with the Armory Art Center and sponsored by the Valencia Isles Culture Club & Valencia Isles HOA.
Egyptian Art Deco: The Ancient Civilization
For Zoom link to Free Lecture Series, visit www.ArtDecoPB.org
Speaker: Sharon Koskoff
Join author Sharon Koskoff on her recent trip to Egypt, the Nile, and the home of the world’s largest sculpture the Sphinx! Howard Carter discovered King Tutankhamen’s tomb in 1922 and everything Egyptian became all the rage in the Roaring Twenties! Learn how Egyptian Art and Design sets the groundwork for Art Deco and how it is reflected in our Modern life today!
Sharon Koskoff Bio
Sharon Koskoff, the Duchess of Deco, is a full-time professional artist known for her Decometric Murals, graphic designs, public art installations and love of Art Deco architecture. Koskoff is a Muse Award Winner for Arts Educator of the Year 2014-16. She is a well-known tour guide and lecturer on the architecture and styling of Twentieth Century design as seen in her book, Art Deco of the Palm Beaches. Mentored by Miami Beach’s Queen of Art Deco, Barbara Baer Capitman, she is the founding president of the Art Deco Society of the Palm Beaches (ADSPB), a non-for-profit historic preservation organization established in 1987, celebrating 34 years of service.