art moderne


art mo·​derne ˌär(t)-mō-ˈdern How to pronounce art moderne (audio)
often capitalized A&M

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The related art moderne style also appeared around 1930 and the two styles often overlapped. Joy Wallace Dickinson, Orlando Sentinel, 13 Nov. 2022 Art deco incorporated art moderne’s rounded corners, flat roofs, curved glass and streamlined concrete moldings. Joy Wallace Dickinson, Orlando Sentinel, 13 Nov. 2022 The building cost $350,000 and was constructed in art moderne style of stone, metal and glass. Steve Brown, Dallas News, 11 May 2021 Even more breweries: Here's what's on tap for Indianapolis in 2018 Black Circle Brewing + co-work space The art moderne brick gem built in 1945 at 2201 E. 46th St. originally hosted detergent company Sutho Suds, founded in 1943. Liz Biro, Indianapolis Star, 1 May 2018

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Word History


borrowed from French, literally, "modern art"

First Known Use

1925, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of art moderne was in 1925

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Cite this Entry

“Art moderne.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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