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pastiche

(păstēsh`, pä–), work of art that combines themes and styles from various sources in such a way as to appear obviously derivative. Pastiches are frequently passed off as works by the artists from whom the motifs and figures were taken.

Pastiche

Inappropriate architectural ornament added after the original work is completed.

pastiche

the mixing of styles and genres which is characteristic of postmodern cultural forms (e.g. in architecture).

Pastiche

 

(pasticcio), an opera in which the music (arias, duets, and so forth) is borrowed from various popular operas and provided with a new libretto, or in which the music is created by two or more composers, each of whom, as a rule, writes one act. The pastiche was popular in 18th-century Italy. The term is also applied to other musical works created by two or more composers, especially variations.

pastiche

A mixture of materials, forms, motifs, and/or styles; often incongruous.

pastiche

, pasticcio
1. a work of art that mixes styles, materials, etc.
2. a work of art that imitates the style of another artist or period
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Two forms of imitative writing in particular, pastiche and parody (but especially pastiche), are retained as the focus of the second part of the book, which becomes more engaging as it draws nearer to Proust's text itself.
The different possibilities suggested by Proust lecteur de Balzac et de Flaubert--imitation as homage, as the starting point for an original creation, or as a working-through of ambivalence--do not exclude one another, but leave the reader uncertain as to how ambivalence--do not exclude one another, but leave the reader uncertain as to how the book means to advance the concept of pastiche as a genre.
At some point, Matisse gets hooked back in, and Picasso turns up his sleeves and, dropping the pastiche mode for a while, decides it is time to study Matisse's work more generously - that yes, now it's worth learning from him.
These are very much Matisse's techniques, techniques that Picasso had used before, but never to this extent, and never without an element of pastiche or some element, however slight, of distancing - which I don't see in these paintings.
LN: How would you differentiate the relationship between Picasso and Matisse from the standpoint of pastiche - pastiche as articulated by Rosalind Krauss in The Picasso Papers?
YAB: I think that there are some instances of what Bloom calls "demonization" that are closer to pastiche.
Alongside avant-gardist experiments, there are painterly pastiches after the old masters.
In her fashion photography, Van Lamsweerde directs her models back and forth between Cosmo-cover and Helmut Newton pastiches and the neutered inanimateness of low-glamour clothing catalogues.