P A S T I C H E Postmodern In A Moment And A Particular Marginalized Spac
P A S T I C H E
Postmodern in a moment and a particular marginalized space
1: a literary, artistic, musical, or architectural work that imitates the style of previous work; also: such stylistic imitation
a: a musical, literary, or artistic composition made up of selections from different works: potpourri b: hodgepodge
— pas·ti·cheur noun
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Examples of PASTICHE
His earlier building designs were pastiches based on classical forms.
With this work she goes beyond pastiche.
The research paper was essentially a pastiche made up of passages from different sources.
The house is decorated in a pastiche of Asian styles.
Origin of PASTICHE
French, from Italian pasticcio
First Known Use: 1878
Related to PASTICHE
Synonyms: agglomerate, agglomeration, alphabet soup, assortment, botch, clutter, collage, crazy quilt, farrago, gallimaufry, grab bag, gumbo, hash, hodgepodge, hotchpotch, jambalaya, jumble, jungle, litter, macédoine, medley, mélange, menagerie, miscellanea, mishmash, mixed bag, montage, motley, muddle, olio, olla podrida, omnium-gatherum, miscellany, patchwork, patchwork quilt, potpourri, ragbag, ragout, rummage, salad, salmagundi, scramble, shuffle, smorgasbord, stew, tumble, variety, welter
Other Fine Arts Terms
Gothic, baroque, bas-relief, limn, oeuvre, rococo, sfumato
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photo: Born in Athens, Greece Tina Karageorgi has been making art since she was a child but, has officially studied it since 1978. In this, her mature stage of development she offers us images that in their ability to interact historically and contextually epitomize the new conceptual art and are relevant on a global scale. Rather than being post-modern pastiches that is- that may have combined different historical elements in a single work- her visual essays harmonize into holistic works replete both in their unique vocabulary and syntax
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