- n. Plural form of arabesque.
“A very rare pair of 12th-13th-century carved wooden doors decorated with traditional calligraphy and a complex pattern of geometric forms and arabesques is expected to fetch £ 700,000 - £ 900,000.”
“Kley's glaze paintings vaguely recalls arabesques, organic vignettes, manuscript illuminations--when she really presents us a richly variegated cross-culturalism that blurs history, lineage, and identity for a generation of global, aesthete-nomads in pursuit of an eclectic, if resurrected, beauty.”
“Similarly, Kley's glaze paintings recall arabesques, organic vignettes, manuscript illuminations--though her most significant accomplishment is presenting us a richly variegated cross-culturalism that blurs history, lineage, global politics and identities for a generation of global, aesthete-nomads in pursuit of an eclectic and mutable, if resurrected, beauty.”
“We are certain as we recognise in a more delicate line, or exquisite touch recalling the arabesques of the Vatican loggia, that just here the great impresario must have caught palette and brushes from the hand of his pupil with,”
“In certain aspects the musical forms bear a good deal of resemblance to the quasi-geometric figures called arabesques, in which a certain line or form is many times repeated; or to the arrangement of crystals which the frost forms upon the glass of the window, when the simple crystalline form of water is repeated in a great diversity of ways, and larger figures and curious symmetries and suggestions are brought out.”
“With an old calendar before her as a model for the lettering, Peggy did her work neatly and well, and the gilt "arabesques" had an artistic flourish which was quite professional.”
“His lyrics have never held back a literary vocabulary that includes words like "arabesques," "harrowing" and”
“Made-up citation: "I left the ballet forever after a reviewer called my arabesques Vic Mackey-ish.”
“The first concerto's Adagio found Batjer's violin weaving delicious arabesques in the air like Moorish smoke-rings.”
“The eclectic score bears this out; it is a rich, cosmopolitan blend of Strauss and Scriabin, with certain intimations of French Impressionism confected by Middle Eastern-sounding arabesques and layered harmonies.”
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