classicize

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make classic or classical

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Before that, Libeskind had become known as one of the subjects of the Museum of Modern Art's 1988 "Deconstructivist Architecture" exhibition, which put an end to the 1980s vogue for classicized "postmodernism.
79), his mastery of Greek and Hebrew, and his classicized Latin style combined to make him a durable influence on later humanists.
Watney also owned Frederick Leighton's powerful classicized painting Flaming June suggests that she had enough personal good taste to know that Whistler's work should not be destroyed by her decorators.
In the present selection the translators retrace imaginatively Caraion's agonistic imagery but deliberately sacrifice his ironic use of classicized prosody in favor of a freer form.
The paintings of the late 1970s and '80s, classicized both by their names--Goethe, Iliam, Leandro--and, in some cases, by Twombly's introduction of polymer paints, which gave the canvases a Renaissance feel of Venetian glazes, seem as far as possible from the fallen status of the readymade.
For every gesture towards consolidating African American musical aesthetics, such as Lee Morgan's blues-inflected trumpet solo on Art Blakey's jazz-spiritual "Moanin' " (1958), there was a complementary embrace of aesthetics construed as European or European American, such as Miles Davis' Birth of the Cool sessions (1949-50), which featured an integrated band performing classicized arrangements under the direction of Gil Evans.
Buruma presents a veritable menagerie of Anglophiles: Goethe, who revered Shakespeare as a "Gothic," Nordic, and above all un-French genius, but classicized him thoroughly in his Weimar productions; Prince Hermann von Puckler-Muskau, who spread the Continental mania for the "natural" English garden-park (as opposed to the formal French variety); Theodor Herzl, who envisioned a new society in which every Jew could be just like an English gentleman; and Pierre, Baron dc Coubertin, the organizer of the first modern Olympic Games, who believed that his country's pride and vigor could be restored after the Franco-Prussian War through a program of pedagogie sportive a l'Anglais, and who upon visiting Rugby College dropped to his knees on the hallowed tomb of Thomas Arnold.
iv, Florence's favorite enterprise, war, is being classicized into bellum instead of the medieval guerra as preferred earlier).