In June 1920 Stravinsky moved from Switzerland to France. In the same year, on 15 of May, took place the premiere of Pulcinella – the opening piece for neoclassical period.
The Neoclassical period followed the Renaissance period
By now, the impression of magic surrounding the art was almost gone, but the conviction remains that the Blacksmith is a Master Craftsman and Artist whose skills are greatly coveted. jean Tijou, a French Master Blacksmith, operated in England between the end of the 1600's and the beginning of the 1700's and was knighted by the sovereign William III for his services in the creation of Hampton Court Palace. During the Neoclassicism period (late 18th and early 19th centuries) the requirement for the art of the Blacksmith began to decline. Buildings designed in the classical style with straight line simplicity were in opposition to the art. For the first time, the blacksmith came under the control of the designer, following the drawings without question and his powers to create original concepts as an artist were stripped from him. The increasing use of cast iron to produce castings further aided the decline of the art and it seemed impossible to halt the decay.
by antonio canova the greatest sculptor of the neoclassical period a
BY ELIZABETH LUNDAY. The Neoclassical period coincided with the French Revolution, the rise of Napoleon, and the Napoleonic Wars. These were exciting times, and several artists found themselves drawn to politics like moths to a flame—only, not surprisingly, to get burned. Here are two examples of Neoclassical artists' unfortunate encounters with politics:
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