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Exhibit of works by last great painter of Baroque period opens in U.S.


PanARMENIAN.Net - Apr 22, 2017
“Not only is this the first exhibition dedicated to De Mura, but it also signals the last manifestation of the highly evolved and refined illusionism of the late Baroque age before the advent of the revolutionary simplicity of Neo-classicism. Visitors ...
 

US composer John Adams: 'People who call me anti-Semitic are a disgrace'


Telegraph.co.uk - Apr 21, 2017
The minimalist label, however, is not always helpful and he has sometimes embraced neo-classicism, jazz and Wagner. He has also been described as “America's unofficial composer laureate” which sounds as much a burden as a compliment. When I bring it ...
 

Concert: Basel Chamber Orchestra at the Wigmore Hall


The Times (subscription) - Apr 19, 2017
Founded in 1984 as Serenata Basel, the Basel Chamber Orchestra has no need to present itself in the fashion of a student ensemble, with a pinch of baroque, a twist of early romantic, a dash of wistful neo-classicism and a greedy fistful of mid-century ...
 

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Classicisms


As an aesthetic ideal, classicism is often associated with a conventional set of rules founded on supposedly timeless notions such as order, reason, and decorum. As a result, it is sometimes viewed as rigid, outdated, or stodgy. But in actuality, classicism is far from a stable concept—throughout history, it has given rise to more debate than consensus, and at times has been put to use for subversive ends.

With contributions from an interdisciplinary group of scholars, this volume explodes the idea of classicism as an unchanging ideal.
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Vasemania - Form and Ornament in Neoclassical Europe


When the ancient sites of Herculaneum and Pompeii were excavated in the eighteenth century, the objects found there renewed artistic interest in classicism. Neoclassical style and imagery permeated paintings, sculpture, furniture, and decorative arts of the period, and a central element of design in all these art forms was the vase.

This beautiful book is the first to focus on the vase as an artistic and ornamental form in a variety of media. It presents and discusses about one hundred hidden treasures from The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s reserve collection—not only vases but also wine and water urns, knife boxes, ink wells, perfume burners, fabrics, carved paneling, marquetry furniture, silver, works on paper, and paintings—all using the vase motif.
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Classicism of the Twenties: Art, Music, and Literature


by: Theodore Ziolkowski
The triumph of avant-gardes in the 1920s tends to dominate our discussions of the music, art, and literature of the period. But the broader current of modernism encompassed many movements, and one of the most distinct and influential was a turn to classicism.
 
In Classicism of the Twenties, Theodore Ziolkowski offers a compelling account of that movement. Giving equal attention to music, art, and literature, and focusing in particular on the works of Stravinsky, Picasso, and T.
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Fabricating the Antique: Neoclassicism in Britain, 1760-1800


by: Viccy Coltman
Between 1760 and 1800, British aristocrats became preoccupied with the acquisition of ancient Greek and Roman artifacts. From marble busts to intricately painted vases, these antiquities were amassed in vast collections held in country houses and libraries throughout Britain. In Fabricating the Antique, Viccy Coltman examines these objects and their owners, as well as dealers, restorers, designers, and manufacturers. She provides a close look at the classical revival that resulted in this obsession with collecting antiques.
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