Neo-Rococo

Neo-Rococo

A style of architecture that reflects the transitional period from the Rococo to the Classical Revival style.
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30, a reimagining of Janacek's song cycle The Diary of One Who Disappeared (1920) by Antwerp's Muziektheater Transparant was presented at the over-the-top, neo-Rococo Mahen Theatre.
4), from his Brussels phase, reveals the effortlessness with which he could work in a neo-Rococo mode.
Graham said: "I just want to dispel the myth that still exists to some extent, that Rockingham was all about over the top neo-rococo and applied bocage, all done in poor taste, the vast majority of which was produced in the Staffordshire factories.
From April 7 to 9, Riga's neo-baroque, neo-Rococo Splendid Palace will resound with jazz chords, improvisation, polyrhythms, syncopation, blue notes, and New and Old World harmonies as the world's finest young jazz artists descend on the Latvian capital to compete in Riga Jazz Stage 2016.
Asymmetrical curtain arrangements are appropriate to the Rococo or Neo-Rococo period.
The Rococo, of course, has continued to connote luxury and excess right up to the present day, when we are experiencing some thing of a "neo-rococo" moment.
The current neo-rococo tendency, which emerged in the late '80s, may have originated like its eighteenth century forebear as a gesture of renunciation, sunbbing both the macho expressionism and cool Minimalism and Conceptualism of the previous two decades.
Not all neo-rococo works invoke eighteenth-century subject matter or visible stylistic traits.
This seamlessness was helped along by the decision to omit the two city-specific tendencies that have dominated American painting of late: neo-rococo portraiture from New York, as practiced by John Currin, Lisa Yuskavage, Elizabeth Peyton, Kurt Kauper, et al., and the askew formalism that's been emanating from LA in works by Laura Owens, Monique Prieto, Kevin Appel, and Ingrid Calame, many of whom had their first significant solo shows after 1995, the starting point curator Mark Sladen set for the Barbican's selection.
To be sure, Koons is not alone here--both Barbara Bloom and Cindy Sherman have had their neo-Rococo moments.