Renaissance Revival


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Renaissance Revival

A term occasionally used as a synonym for Italian Renaissance Revival.
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The "mental thing" that is art as we understand it originated with the early Renaissance revival of Neoplatonism; traversing history, it kindled a wide range of practices and ideas.
From the Renaissance Revival opulence of an evening steamer on the river Hudson in the 1840s to the breathtaking Art Deco surroundings of the French liner Isle de France in the 1930s, the author has a gift for catching the telling detail on a ship or plane, and his descriptions of decor and trimmings combine a professional understanding of aesthetics with an accessible analysis of the cultural and social factors present in vehicle design.
To remedy this oversight, Lindow suggests that the two concepts must be taken together, as they certainly were in the Renaissance, and that our understanding of the Renaissance revival of magnificence is incomplete without full consideration of its corollary, splendor.
Built in 1890 and then rebuilt after a 1906 fire, the Renaissance Revival and Gothic building (which served as a seminary for 50 years) hosted lavish parties and balls.
However, during his lifetime, he was equally renowned for other public works in London in his highly refined Renaissance Revival style.
Without the Renaissance revival of classical art, classical divinities might be as unfamiliar to us now as the gods of ancient Mesopotamia.
The German architect and theorist, Gottfried Semper (1803-79), designed a few buildings, all in a sumptuous Renaissance Revival style, including the Opera House (1871-8) and Gemaldegalerie (1847-54) in Dresden, and, with Karl von Hasenauer (1833-94), the two museums in the Maria-Theresien-Platz (1872-81), the Burgtheater (1872-86), and the Neue Hofburg (1870-94) in Vienna.
Today, only the Buckstaff, used as a spa, offering massages and therapeutic soaks in hot springs water, and the Fordyce Bathhouse, a Spanish Renaissance Revival structure that serves as the park's visitor center, are open to the public.
Captain Pabst's home is known as the finest Flemish renaissance revival mansion in America, boasting 37 rooms, 12 baths and 14 fireplaces.
In her final paragraphs, Rygg states, "The conclusion to be drawn from this study, then, is that the French ballet de cour in its initial stage, and later the Jonsonian masque, emerged out of the ancient Pythagorean mystery tradition and its Renaissance revival.
He founded The Society of Painters in Tempera, which involved painting with pigment in egg white rather than oil, and used it in a renaissance revival.
Stroll the 2,000-student campus today and you see the world Millikan and Hale cajoled donors to create: laboratories, classrooms, and dormitories housed in Spanish renaissance revival buildings of melting loveliness.