1920s

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Synonyms for 1920s

the decade from 1920 to 1929

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5 -- color) Antique mantel mirrors and sconces covered with a mosaic of mirrors reflect the lush life of the '20s and '30s, available at Bombay Co.
In the late '20s, when teaching at Tufts University, Marston met a student named Olive Richard, who moved in with him and his wife.
Time and again, the contrast was made between London, the world city of nineteenth century capitalism created almost entirely by market forces, and Berlin, the (up to now) remote city on the eastern edge of central Europe, largely forged by successive authoritarian governments (except in the '20s and at present).
The Sweet & Hot Music Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to perpetuating the music of the '20s, '30s and '40s.
We're seeing a new interest in pared-down, almost ultramodern designs that parallel the Bauhaus design schools of Germany in the '20s (that focused on function) and also the later designs by Charles Eames with chrome, steel and leather, which are on the cutting edge again .
2) After the First World War and the defeat of inflation, Potsdamer Platz was the symbol of the city in the roaring '20s.
The Roaring '20s - particularly in New York, Douglas's focus - represent the end of Victorian gentility, the conclusion of the 19th-century feminization of American culture (the topic of her previous research).
The wild metamorphoses of the body in the late '20s and early '30s in works such as Figures au bord de la mer (Figures by the sea), 1931, begin, once again, to reflect something of the lover's rage to mold the beloved's body under the pressure of his own hands, just as their projecting teeth suggest the yearning to devour the other, yet the bodies seem frozen, statuesque, rather than labile, and their surfaces appear too stony to be consumed.
Fashion students should take note, she says, that dark opaque stockings dominated the 'teens, while flesh-toned silk hose was popular in the '20s, and bright-colored silk stockings dyed to match the dress and shoes were a '30s trend - a marked contrast to the frugal wartime '40s when women often went without hose and were known to draw ``seams'' up the backs of their legs.
Its big drum, under its square top, terminates the composition on the Elbe, and acts as a counterpoint to the five-storey '20s tower diagonally across the court.
Back in the '20s, an invitation to a barbecue at Charles Toberman's Hollywood manse was no paper-plate picnic.
There was a Depression on, and many intellectuals who'd lived through the rollicking '20s, like Mumford and Edmund Wilson, veered toward the radical left.
Greenspan, in an article he wrote in the '60s, ``Gold and Economic Freedom,'' described how this process worked in the late '20s.
In addition to seeing the term creative black tie, you'll be seeing invitations to wear something from the roaring '20s, the swing dance era, or the cocktail-crazed '50s.
By the early '20s the more exuberantly aggressive paint-heavy manner we now associate with Soutine was in place - canvases that exhibit an unmistakable volupte in their writhing, tortuous substance, but at the price of mesure, particularly in the Southern landscapes of Ceret and Cagnes (towns he grew to detest).