Neoclassical

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Neoclassical

Refers to a rebirth of classicism in the architecture of Europe and America during the late 18th and 19th centuries. Characterized by the widespread use of Greek and Roman architectural orders and decorative motifs, strong geometric compositions, and shallow relief in ornamental detail.
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St George's Hall, designed by Harvey Lonsdale Elmes and pictured in 1849, is regarded as one of the greatest neo-classical buildings in the world.
adding a picture-gallery decorated in a Neo-Classical style, a sculpture-gallery, another picture-gallery in the Greek style, a Hindoo Room, an Egyptian Revival Room (with furniture in an extraordinarily powerful Graeco-Egyptian style designed by himself), a Flaxman Room lo show off works by John Flaxman (1755-1826), and various other rooms for the display of Greek vases.
Nelson's concern is the social construction of race in 19th-century neo-classical sculptural practices and its connection to power and social positioning.
Spanning a range of styles, from incorporating Native American elements to neo-classical decor to stark simplicity verging on modern art, these dwellings are breathtaking to behold and evoke a variety sentiments connected to different aspects of daily life in the Southwest.
He says he still is painting neo-classical, timeless beauties but wants to portray his landscape skills, as well.
This theme is repeated in National Trust houses across the country, where neo-classical and ancient Roman statues stand side by side, epitomising the height of 18th century fashion.
The received knowledge about theatre audiences from the late eighteenth to the early twentieth century is a story of Paradise Lost and Regained: a late eighteenth century elite audience favored neo-classical drama.
City centre company CV One is drawing up plans to restore the the 1830s neo-classical building in Bayley Lane, city centre.
This is a sort of greatest holiday hits package for Chip Davis, the man behind the neo-classical electronic music of Mannheim.
The evening will begin with Paul Hindemith's Symphonic Metamorphoses on themes of Carl Maria von Weber (1943), a neo-classical impression of the work of the nineteenth century master.
View consists of a pair of observation deck style binoculars, one on each side of the river, fitted with colored lenses that add "expressive" color to views from a dock near the Bear Mountain Bridge and a belvedere at Boscobel, a grand neo-classical mansion outside Garrison.
Although the neo-classical paradigm dominates economic policy, other approaches have been articulated not only by economists but by sociologists as well.