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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of classicize.


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  • At the same time, more bodies of music are becoming "classicized," if you will, seen as objects of preservation, study and historically informed revival: Think jazz, think classic Broadway.

    'Classical crossover': A label not necessarily to be feared Anne Midgette 2010

  • He found it in the classicized expressionism of the "New Objectivity," an approach he helped create and promulgate, even beyond Germany's borders (and a phenomenon about which we in America are still too little apprised, even despite its influence on some of our favorite artists - look at Dix's own prefiguration of such popular latter-day artists as Lucien Freud and H.C. Westermann).

    Peter Frank: Blague d'Art: Dix's Mix (No Quick Fix) 2010

  • But the concert started with some classicized versions of McCartney pop tunes.

    Sir Paul McCartney's Choral Piece 2006

  • In these ways she becomes a kind of revivification of the spirit of Watteau, who has made perfect, for us all, what is perfect in the classicized ideality of experience.

    Adventures in the Arts Informal Chapters on Painters, Vaudeville, and Poets Marsden Hartley

  • The church has been an interesting building of Norman date, but was extensively classicized in the last century.

    Ghost Stories of an Antiquary 1899

  • He saw the consummate art and artificiality of Wagner, and preferred it to all other music, at a time when the German master was ignored and despised by a classicized musical world.

    Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern — Volume 4 Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle 1864

  • The Fauré quartet (E minor, op. 121) is a somewhat dry, overly classicized work that did not suit the Ébène's theatrical style quite as well, revealing more strident intonation problems.

    DCist 2009

  • In this gilded-bronze equestrian monument, one of Manhattan's finest public sculptures, General William Tecumseh Sherman is led on his horse by a winged classicized

    Art Knowledge News 2009


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