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Art DecoTaught by Judith Miller

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In the 20s designers broke with tradition and celebrated the future

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Art Deco Online Course

Learn directly with Judith Miller the 'Queen of Antiques', author of more than 100 books on antiques and interiors, including the highly acclaimed Millers Guides.  

On the course you will cover a  colourful appreciation for Art Deco across furniture, textiles, glass, ceramics, jewelry, silver- and metalware, sculpture, posters and graphics with personal feedback from Judith. You will understand how to spot Art Deco, get an insight into pricing and reselling, and be inspired as a collector, dealer or enthusiast. Judith Miller provides a true understanding on the marriage of art and industry in the 1920s and 1930s – with personal feedback on your own questions and assignments.

What You Will Learn

  • Lesson 1

    An understanding of Art Deco’s position in history peppered with examples of pieces demonstrating how the style evolved and became one of the most influential design styles in history. You’ll see and hear profiles of the most important Art Deco designers and factories with examples of their work. This first video lecture lays the foundation for a deeper understanding of how to collect or buy and sell art deco.

  • Lesson 3

    Authenticity and Pricing From Clarice Cliff to Chanel, you can't afford to buy or sell without understanding some of the key tips around identifying fakes, and knowing how to spot a real treasure. You will also see beautiful Art Deco objects and the most recent estimated prices in video lecture 3.

  • Lesson 2

    A magnificent perspective on art deco inspirations for furniture, textiles, glass, ceramics, jewelry, silver- and metalware, sculpture, and posters and graphics. Judith talks through examples of each of the collectible sectors in the art deco movement, giving examples throughout.

  • Lesson 4

    Secrets of the trade. As a collector, enthusiast or dealer, there’s so much to learn from someone who is experienced in handling and observing some of the greatest Art Deco pieces of this century. Judith takes you through her own experiences and shares some important trade secrets around sourcing, buying, selling and collecting. You will gain more experience of little known designers, unusual facts to know, and a sense of trends in collecting art deco. Don’t forget to ask Judith any questions in the classroom, which she will answer personally. Please remember though – valuations and assessments will not be done online as this is an online education service with world experts; not a valuation service.

Meet your expert tutor

Judith Miller began her passion for collecting in the 60s while studying at Edinburgh University in Scotland. She has since spent decades refining her knowledge of antiques and collectables through i...read more

How the online classroom works

  • After you buy, you can start whenever you're ready and complete at your pace

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  • Each lesson starts with a 30 minute video from your expert tutor

  • Get personal feedback from your expert tutor and classmates

  • After each lesson, practice what you’ve learned with an assignment

  • Get lifetime access to the course content, classroom and your classmates

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