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nee oh kla sik

  • s  characteristic of a revival of an earlier classical style

  • Adding a new wing to a neoclassical museum, Holl devised a spectacular update on classicism: an irregular series of volumes that cascade down the museum's lawn and glow from within.
  • So notwithstanding that it trafficks in the kind of neoclassical imagery that was the shared language of representational art in all nations in the 1930s, it sits on the front of a .
  • When you arrive at the dacha's faux-neoclassical gate, you have to leave your car and hop into one of the Kremlin's vehicles that slowly wind their way through a silent forest of .

  • Elliott Carter in Los Angeles Times
    She had gone over [Alban Berg's opera] 'Wozzeck' with Aaron when it was new,Carter explained. "But by the time I arrived, she was against all that. She was more interested in Poulenc and particularly Stravinsky in his neoclassic period. So...
  • Stephen Hough in Forbes
    He was neoclassic before there was neoclassic,says pianist Stephen Hough. "You never feel there were beads of sweat on his face when he wrote."

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