Wednesday, November 5, 2014

SATURDAY - Art Deco at Rockefeller Center

Saturday November 8, 2014

Rockefeller Center

One of the most influential design periods that spanned the 20's, 30's and 40's. Everything from architecture, interior design, industrial design, fashion, jewelry, electronics, textiles, advertising, typography, even automobiles were influenced by this design movement.
Fabulous Art Deco Details

Rockefeller Center spans from W 48th St to W 51st St , and from 5th Ave to 6th Ave. It includes Radio City Music Hall, The International Building, The French Building, The British Empire Building, and several others.  The lobbies of many of the buildings have commissioned pieces of art. Sculptures, murals, and bas relief are wherever you look. If buildings and art aren't your thing, you might try sketching people in and Art Deco style.

Art Deco Details  - wherever you look

Dress warmly. It is supposed to be sunny, but 49.

Where and When: 10:00 AM we will meet at the Rockefeller Center Promenade which connects Fifth Avenue with the Skating Rink (located between 49th and 50th Streets)
Lunch: 12:15  lunch at Hale & Hearty in the Concourse Level at 30 Rockefeller Plaza. This is also known as the GE Building and is directly behind Prometheus( the gold reclining figure where the tree is set up).
Afternoon: 1:15-3:30 PM  Back out to do more sketching in the area.
Show and Tell: 3:30 we will meet back up in the lobby of 30 Rockefeller Plaza. 

Suggestion #1 - Pick up a walking tour guide in the lobby to read the fascinating history of the Center.
Suggestion #2 - Now that it is getting dark early, if there are any brave souls willing, we can do an evening sketch with all the lights and action!

Can't find us?  
Call Mark - 973-809-9128

There are no fees or attendance taken. All drawing skill levels are welcome

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