classicism


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Related to classicism: neoclassicism, romanticism
  • noun

Synonyms for classicism

a movement in literature and art during the 17th and 18th centuries in Europe that favored rationality and restraint and strict forms

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A second doctrine, consistently referred to as Classicism, says something other about artworks, without obvious reference to their origin.
The essays collected here examine different dimensions of neo-classical visual culture in Latin America during the period, exploring how classicism was imposed, promoted, adapted, and contested in various social, political, economic, cultural, and temporal situations.
Thus classicism is not entirely other to chaos, whether the latter is understood as Expressionist distortion or Cubist fragmentation, the physical mutilation evoked by Dadaist dummies or the psychic castration suggested by Surrealist mannequins.
The two prizes, which are administered through the University of Notre Dame School of Architecture, represent the most significant recognition for classicism in the contemporary built environment.
There was Lutyens, of course, who expanded and enriched the language of classicism with astonishing originality until his death in 1944.
Each has excelled in the popular imagination because one produces works of astonishing naturalism while the other adopts a style-less classicism reminiscent of Raphael.
Calvinist school stage was strongly didactic but untouched by classicism.
It starts with three friends with deeply personal agendas to condemn fascism, elitism, classicism, racism and sexism.
The seminude photos Huene took of Horst are idealized images that are not only a testament to his young lover's beauty but exquisite examples of how Greek and Roman classicism influenced Huene's style.
A newer kind of Classicism in art is likely to be called Neoclassicism.
While the essay elucidates the New Classicism of Thomas Gordon Smith and Duncan Stroik of Notre Dame, it sadly devolves into a philippic against New Classicism, and, more disturbingly, into a singularly mean-spirited, ad hominem attack.
Cultural historian Patrick Brantlinger, who has traced the history of the idea of mass culture as social decay from antiquity to modern times, terms the concept "negative classicism.
Major themes, such as Classicism, religious art, portraiture and landscape are examined.
He looks at his classicism as a social-cultural phenomenon that sheds much needed light on why a group of Greek and Roman intellectuals at that time attempted to speak and write like authors who had lived three centuries before them.
Returning to classicism was one of the ways artists responded to the rupture of World War I.