The Town Hall in Birmingham is a pastiche
of an ancient Greek temple yet no-one suggests it is nothing but an asset to that great city.
Paul Lilley, of Pastiche
, and Geoff Newton, of Barclays Bank
Postmodernism concludes that artistic style, genre, and technique have finite combinations and that all the possible amalgamations have been exhausted, leaving only pastiche
as a means of assembling what is ostensibly art.
In this lush, hilly country, altitudes and soils change substantially over short distances, creating a pastiche
of varying habitats.
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Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison's score is a clever pastiche
of period cliches, and Martin and Don McKellar's story, about a leading lady (the fabulous Sutton Foster) leaving the theater to get married, is purposely less interesting than Man in Chair's backchat about characters like Trix ("an aviatrix--today, we'd call her a lesbian").
In a nutshell: Writer-director Phyllis Nagy luxuriates in kitschy ``luxe'' period nostalgia and the ironic pop tunes of the era, but doesn't manage to elevate this tale beyond pastiche
Lozek resolves these influences, not through pastiche
, but via a fusion that feels fresh and relevant--an all-but-seam-less mix of style and emotion.
But the pas de deux between Woetzel and Jenifer Ringer, while lively and engaging, fails to provide sufficient magic to elevate the ballet beyond pastiche
I do hope the inquiry is not just a political pastiche
of the required action and there must be a summarised jargon-free edition of the findings as soon as possible.
Even if Rooftop Architecture raises as many questions as it answers--not least of which is why such an example of pastiche
was chosen for the cover--it should be applauded for attempting to creatively engage with real questions about the future of the city.