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EC Manfred designs APM building

Goulburn Post - Dec 19, 2016
Every piece of sculptured stonework reflects Renaissance classicism with this almost symmetrical façade of fully arched windows upstairs but broken archways downstairs. The design has an interesting mixture of strong vertical elements but with equally ...

'Post-Fire London was a magnificent, beautiful compromise'

Apollo Magazine - Oct 31, 2016
Just as the new cathedral designed by Wren was a compromise – between Renaissance classicism and the medieval, between his ideal conception and the demands of the Dean and Chapter – so the rebuilding of the City of London was too. The old street ...

Alta House and Cleveland Montessori join forces to give new life to a Little Italy landmark (photos)

cleveland.com - Jun 24, 2015
But Linek said he's not using the occasion to grandstand. To the contrary, because the project aims to qualify for historic preservation tax credits, the facade Linek has designed will echo Post's American Renaissance classicism subtly, without trying ...

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Shakespeare and the Uses of Antiquity: An Introductory Essay on Shakespeare and English Renaissance Classicism

by: C. Martindale
Although a third of his plays are set in the ancient world and he constantly used classical mythology, history, and ideas, Shakespeare received a simple grammar school education and did not have a scholar's knowledge of the classics. The critical implications of this are the subject of "Shakespeare and the Uses of Antiquity". Against a recent academic tendency to exaggerate Shakespeare's learning, the authors investigate how he used his comparatively restricted knowledge to create, for example, an unusually convincing picture of Rome, and analyze, by presenting us with careful readings of specific passages, the styles Shakespeare employed under the influence of classical writers, especially Ovid, Seneca, and (in translation) Homer and Plutarch.
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A brief history of chateaux, renaissance and classicism in France

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►The Art of Kurt Wenner

Kurt Wenner is an international master artist who interprets Renaissance classicism with a thoroughly singular voice. Unlike any other contemporary talent, ...