Essays Tagged: "classical architecture"

The Palace of the Russian Tsar.

n style he saw in around Venice during his youth. He was also impressed by the latest trends in Neo-classical architecture being built in France and the earlier designs of the English architect, Indig ...

(5 pages) 31 0 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

An essay describing the differences between the Northern and Italian Renaissance Artists. Written for an AP Art History Course.

depicted in the painting by the red robes. Also like many other in the Italian Renaissance he used classical architecture as inspiration. This is demonstrated in the barrel vaults (Trome l'oeil). Als ...

(1 pages) 91 1 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

**Personality Study for Germany in the 20th Century** Assessment of Albert Spear's Impact on German History 1918 - 1945

orically and culturally, on German history from 1918 to 1945. However, few remember him for his Neo-Classical architecture but rather for his association with the Nazi party in general and Adolf Hitle ... enrolled at the Institute of Technology in Berlin-Charlottenburg and became a third-generation Neo-Classical architect. He was greatly influenced by his professor at that time, Heinrich Tessenow, and ...

(12 pages) 70 0 4.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

The legacy of the renaissance

is often described as the most influential and copied architect in the Western world. Palladio used classical architecture to influence his style and that is what makes him a key figure of the renaiss ... d that is what makes him a key figure of the renaissance period. Since the renaissance was based on classical ideals. By the 1540s, Palladio was using classical principles to design a series of countr ...

(6 pages) 129 1 4.8 Aug/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Greek vs. Roman Architecture

are praised in the case of the Greeks or forgotten in the case of the Romans shows how important is classical architecture in characterizing an empire, a civilization. There are almost no known names ... e in the simplest manner. Vitruvius asserts in De Architectura that simplicity and symmetry are the classical features of ancient Greek architecture:"Propriety is that perfection of style which comes ...

(13 pages) 113 0 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Influence of Humanism in the Architecture of Classical Greece and Rome

actors that have influenced the development of western architecture. The most influential factor of classical architecture was humanism. The ideology of humanism is an attitude centered chiefly in the ... eings (Webster's II New Riverside Dictionary 205). Humanism is what leads to the development of the Classical World as we know it.In the Classical World, that is ancient Greek and Rome, the ideology o ...

(4 pages) 46 0 3.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Neo-Classical Architecture

During the 1700s, architects began to turn away from elaborate Baroque and Rococo styles. The classical architecture of ancient Greece and Rome became a model for restrained Neoclassical, or Neo ... for restrained Neoclassical, or Neo-classical, styles.A reinterpretation of the principles of Classical architecture in the late 18th and the early 19th century, and beyond. This term often incl ...

(2 pages) 20 0 0.0 Jul/2010

Subjects: Art Essays

The architectural movement in the twentieth century

the style of Art Deco in the 1920's. (Howarth, 1990) The style lived as a simplified appearance of classical architecture that portrait the future with a geometric, sleek & dramatic essence. In a ... actical, it has been the most prominent establishment. (Gympel, 1996) The Bauhaus style portraits a classical architecture with less decorative elements and emphasising more towards pure and clean app ...

(4 pages) 11 0 0.0 Jul/2012

Subjects: Art Essays