Egyptian Revival

Egyptian Revival

Egyptian architecture: above, façade of Temple of Horus; right, column, Temple of Hathor
A mode of Exotic Revival architecture suggestive of the architecture of ancient Egypt; used primarily from about 1800 to 1850 and then again, though rarely, from about 1920 to 1930. Buildings in this style usually
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The Egyptian Revival mausoleum, currently under renovation after years of neglect, will be open without charge from 10 a.
Funerary architecture is given due attention in a chapter in which Pugin's famous 1843 caricature of an Egyptian cemetery entrance leads Curl to claim with characteristic force that 'the damage done by Pugin to Neo-Classicism in general and the Egyptian Revival in particular was devastating'.
Curl's argument is that Egyptian motifs were absorbed into Greek and then Graeco-Roman culture at least from the era of Alexander the Great, and can be traced almost continuously ever since; his vigorous and scholarly narrative is particularly valuable in uncovering unexpected fusions of ideas and images throughout history, and in challenging the conventional impression that the Egyptian revival somehow belongs to the 1800s and the 1920s alone.
Kny's style was very wide-ranging, encompassing dynamic, stylized plant imagery, geometrised Egyptian revival patterns and offbeat Jazz Moderne motifs, such as dashes, zigzags, and festoons.
Originally, the theater - which triggered a wave of Egyptian revival theaters across the nation - was to have a Moorish-Spanish theme.
Drop by the Eugene Masonic Cemetery at 26th Avenue and University Street at noon Sunday for a free concert by the Alder Street Quintet inside the weirdly resonant, Egyptian revival Hope Abbey mausoleum.
The "Egyptomania in Atlanta Bus Tour" will transport visitors on a chartered coach to explore Egyptian revival art and architecture in Atlanta with the Michael C.
Nestled among the graves is the 1913-vintage Hope Abbey Mausoleum, a small architectural gem designed in the Egyptian Revival style by Ellis Lawrence, first dean of architecture at the UO and the original designer of the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art.
But community activists and architectural historians who asked the city to protect the building say that the Warehouse is one of the rare examples of the Egyptian revival style in New York and should be preserved.
53) But Albani's collection was the most important, and the Cardinal's new villa was to become a place of pilgrimage for all cultivated visitors to Rome, exerting a profound influence on the development of the Egyptian Revival.
The 1914-vintage building, home to about 250 crypts, is one of the best examples of Egyptian revival architecture to be found in Oregon.
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the warehouse is considered one of the few American examples of the Egyptian Revival style.

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