Classical Revival


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Classical Revival

(1790–1830)
A rebirth of art and architecture in the style of the ancient Greeks, Romans, and Italian Renaissance, popular styles in the United States.
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The heart and soul of his endeavor was the preservation and advancement of popular culture; he acceded to the power of the classical revival only under duress, even then satirizing it.
Wheeler's overall pronouncement on English satire is the thoroughly predictable one of the Elizabethans acting as somewhat muddled satiric pioneers in England, the Jacobean and Commonwealth practitioners being classical slackers (too caught up in their petty political wrangling, you know), while the energetic Restoration lads ignited a classical revival in England which originated in France.
The walls of a second small gallery were brilliantly colored in panels mimicking the wainscoting of a classical revival home, but this severe interior-decorating technique was playfully disrupted by the moldings which moved in stuttered fragments across the four walls, breaking the faux domestic space into disjunctive panels.
Latrobe introduced classical Greek designs and styles, which contributed greatly to the Classical revival. His 1799 design for the Bank of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia was modeled after a Greek Ionic temple.
The tour approaches its end with Sir William Emerson's masterpiece of "Classical Revival" in India, which perfectly epitomized the virtues of British rule, known in Calcutta as the Victoria Memorial.
In archive photos it looks strangely anachronistic, like the later Classical Revival of the 1920s.
White-columned 1899 classical revival house looks onto 48 acres of forested park in the East Oakland hills.
Developed by Colony Partners and SCG Development and designed by Smith Dalia Architects, the restoration capitalized on the building's outstanding example of Classical Revival red brick, its rich artisanal ornamentation, and educational themes to give this affordable housing solution a far more distinguished architectural identity than it would otherwise have today, according to the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Literally speaking, this was remarkably prescient, for today we associate Burton's name not only with various inventive classical revival buildings around Regent's Park and Hyde Park in London, but also with the remarkably futuristic glasshouses that sit in Kew Gardens, where Burton was architect for both the Palm House of 1844-48 (Fig.
Built in 1933 as a monument to the veterans of World War I, the city-owned Classical Revival building is largely vacant.
1935)--land mark quality Classical Revival building in Astoria, Queens.

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