geometric style

geometric style,
a style of art characterized by simple geometric patterns or stylized figures arranged in an orderly manner, found especially in some Greek vase paintings and some tracery in English architecture.

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  • Geometric style — Style of vase painting that flourished in Athens с 1000–700 BC. Vases decorated in this style feature horizontal bands filled with geometric patterns such as zigzags, triangles, and swastikas in dark paint on a light ground. The rhythmic effect… …   Universalium

  • Proto-Geometric style — Visual art style of ancient Greece that signaled the reawakening of technical proficiency and conscious creative spirit after the collapse of the Minoan and Mycenaean civilizations, around the 12th century BC. The vocabulary of the style was… …   Universalium

  • Geometric Art — is a phase of Greek art, characterised largely by geometric motifs in vase painting, that flourished towards the end of the Greek Dark Ages, circa 900 BCE to 800 BCE. Its centre was in Athens, and it was diffused amongst the trading cities of the …   Wikipedia

  • style — styleless, adj. stylelessness, n. stylelike, adj. /stuyl/, n., v. styled, styling. n. 1. a particular kind, sort, or type, as with reference to form, appearance, or character: the baroque style; The style of the house was too austere for their… …   Universalium

  • geometric — 1620s, shortened form of GEOMETRICAL (Cf. geometrical). As a style of ancient Greek pottery and associated culture, 1902 …   Etymology dictionary

  • geometric — geometrically, adv. /jee euh me trik/, adj. Also, geometrical. 1. of or pertaining to geometry or to the principles of geometry. 2. resembling or employing the simple rectilinear or curvilinear lines or figures used in geometry. 3. of or… …   Universalium

  • geometric — or geometrical adjective Date: 14th century 1. a. of, relating to, or according to the methods or principles of geometry b. increasing in a geometric progression < geometric population growth > 2. capitalized of or relating to a style of ancient… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Style Gothique — Architecture gothique Pour les articles homonymes, voir Gothique. L architecture gothique (ou francigenum opus) est un style architectural de la seconde partie du Moyen Âge en Europe occidentale …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Style flamboyant — Architecture gothique Pour les articles homonymes, voir Gothique. L architecture gothique (ou francigenum opus) est un style architectural de la seconde partie du Moyen Âge en Europe occidentale …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Geometric pen — Pen Pen, n. [OE. penne, OF. penne, pene, F. penne, fr. L. penna.] 1. A feather. [Obs.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. A wing. [Obs.] Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. An instrument used for writing with ink, formerly made of a reed, or of the quill of a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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