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verism

(vēr`ĭzəm), artistic style in which photographic realism is combined with hallucinatory or ironic images. Its practitioners, including Salvador DalíDalí, Salvador
, 1904–89, Spanish painter. At first influenced by futurism, in 1924 Dalí came under the influence of the Italian painter de Chirico and by 1929 he had become a leader of surrealism.
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 and Yves TanguyTanguy, Yves
, 1900–1955, French surrealist painter. At first a merchant seaman, he saw a picture by Chirico in 1923 and instantly decided to take up painting. He created vast imaginary dream landscapes, in which float strange, often amorphous, objects and
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, often make use of Renaissance concepts of perspective and various academic conventions. The style is also termed veristic surrealismsurrealism
, literary and art movement influenced by Freudianism and dedicated to the expression of imagination as revealed in dreams, free of the conscious control of reason and free of convention.
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According to Charles Charras, Antoine's mise en scene came very close to reality, but meanwhile, "for the first time perhaps he abandoned the prosaic truth for searches for effects in the order of the imagination." It was to this extent alone, Charras continued, that Dullin, who saw Antoine work meticulously on his mise en scene, would retain something from Antoine because, by nature, he was far away from verism and felt the need for transposition.
I'd like to make a few additional points about the play, connected more with its verism than with its attempt at tragedy.
Sinister, beautiful and sometimes just creepy, these portraits represent the Verism artistic movement, which occurred in Germany in the 1920s.
As Sabine Rewald tells us in her lucid and informative introduction to Glitter and Doom, the New Objectivity movement "encompasses two wings: the right, conservative and tending toward classicism, and the left, Verism....
Glitter and Doom, German Portraits from the 1920s, mounted by the Metropolitan Museum from November 14, 2006, through February 19, 2007, closely connected the "new objectivity" of the Weimar painters to the verism of photography.
In contrast to this popular apologetic literary type a small number of writers, in particular those of the Gruppe 47, such as Heinrich Boll and Hans-Werner Richter, propagated a new verism in German post war literature.
He knew Italian and French well and in his later literary development showed influences of Italian verism and French naturalism.
We mustn't forget painters of this sort, but retrieve several works by Peter [van Laer] to study verism and tincture; although others have argued that his works are rendered vile by their comic nature.
23-42), which offers an impressively rich and clear account of the key modalities of Cocteau's film-making (such as realism, verism, poetry, and autobiography), and Rebecca Conolly's powerful feminist study of Orphee (pp.
Although the so-called Antoninus Pius fits comfortably with the rest of Antico's oeuvre, the other three display an interest in characterization, a kind of verism that is not otherwise evident in Antico's work, not even in his medallic portraits.
One finds complimentary, but passing references to Becher in an essay of 1954--1955 (Werke 10, 695 and 769); an approving citation of Cesare Pavese's comment that the work of Doblin and Dos Passos oscillates 'between "superficial Verism" (Naturalista) and "abstract Expressionist construction"' (78) and the dismissal of Max Ernst's paintings as 'sheer, "high-handed" arbitrariness' (Werke 12, 768).