The Allee Willis Museum of Kitsch Live Show Press The D
« Previous Next »

So deco, 8ft high aluminum torchier

john switzer Submitted by john switzer
January 23rd, 2011
Certifikitsch Winner
Jealous

The deco torchiere is just to share as a piece of deco art. I know its not kitsch.


Categories: Architecture, Certifikitsch Winners, Outdoors, Statuary/Sculptural, Submissions


Allee Willis Museum of Kitsch

7 Responses to “So deco, 8ft high aluminum torchier”

  1. Allee Willis Allee Willis says:

    This is gorgeous. Where is it? I love all the cutouts and it’s so fantastically early Deco.

    It’s not kitsch but I’m awarding it a COA anyway because it’s vintage and fantastic and helps make our visual landscape more wonderful and beautiful, as does much kitsch.

  2. john switzer john switzer says:

    there are 2 short ones and 2 like the pic I sent, in front of the Civic Center where TCP played. This play has really changed something in me -see my FB profile page.
    I was at the ticket booth and they upgraded me from nosebleed to 13th row center.Serendipity or divine intervention?

  3. john switzer john switzer says:

    the city that never wakes! Oklahoma City

  4. k2dtw k2dtw says:

    OMG..wonderful post.. They are outside art deco luminaries??

  5. john switzer john switzer says:

    yes they are.I am really not sure if they are aluminum or nickel,or what.Now I wish that I had posted the smaller ones also.these are set at each corner of the front of our Civic Center. They were glowin a lil’bit xtra the other night for The Color Purple.

  6. john switzer john switzer says:

    I posted the matching smaller outdoor version of these on my FB profile page.

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.





Share this page.   Subscribe to the blog.
Bookmark and Share
 

Creative Commons License
Protected under a Creative Commons license