romantic realism


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.romantic realism - the first coherent school of American art; active from 1825 to 1870; painted wilderness landscapes of the Hudson River valley and surrounding New England
art movement, artistic movement - a group of artists who agree on general principles
References in periodicals archive ?
The different styles he has used range from romantic realism and cubism to abstraction, reflecting his constant search for new ways of expressing himself.
Adrian, Eddie's biological son, adds a nice subplot that offers plenty of growth opportunities as well as a touch of romantic realism.
Artists from Rizal province include water color painter and Tanay Vice Mayor Jimmy Vista, romantic realism artist Irvyn Roxas, landscape artist Adler Llagas, watercolor painter Tony Daleon and Japanese koi and flower painter Angelito 'Jo' Florendo.
A New Scene of Thought: Studies in Romantic Realism
Puccini's original concept was rendered more modern and more abstract, with little of the romantic realism of earlier pm-ductions remaining, By treating the set this way, the production occupied two worlds simultaneously--the concrete reality of Butterfly's Nagasaki of the 1880s, but also a timeless, floating world in which the audience could distance itself from the immediacy of the events to contemplate the story in a more universal perspective.
Then there was Tom, the gawky aristo who gives perhaps the best definition of romantic realism ever expressed: "Oh, I don't know, Charlie.
Thus we got, in movies teenagers flocked to, the romantic realism of Thirty Seconds over Tokyo (1944), the informative drama of Command Decision (1948) and Twelve O'Clock High (1949), the edgy psychology of The War Lover (1962), the grounded defiance of The Great Escape (1963), and the historically responsible spectacle of The Battle of Britain (1969).
Executive Vice President Mark Hill, these rare impressionist pieces were "an opportunity to break away from some of the core romantic realism Kinkade was being made famous for.
Romantic Realism, as the descriptive is used presently in the visual arts, is the genre of stylized, idealized realism; in Aristotle's words, it is reality presented "as it could be and should be.
Each of these two prototypes of Romantic realism occupies a varied and reflexive position on the onset of political modernity, and the different ways in which one might--or might not--feel funny about it.
She has been painting landscapes from 1970s, which fall into the realm of romantic realism - a striking example where volition, value and objective reality are handled with skilful technique.
Written for students and scholars, this book explains the links between romantic realism and consumer culture and examines the writings of noted social theorists to reveal how entertainment has replaced rituals in modern societies.