Description: Salon definition, a drawing room or reception room in a large house. See more.
Description: Salon art, or academic art, refers to the official style that the juries for the official Salon deemed acceptable. During the 19th century, the prevailing taste favored the finished surface inspired by Jacques-Louis David (1748-1825), a Neoclassical painter.
Description: In 1884 the Salon des Indépendents was established by the neo-impressionists, Georges Seurat and Paul Signac, together with Odilon Redon, as an alternative exhibition for innovatory or anti-academic art. It held annual exhibitions until the start of the First World War.
Description: A salon is a gathering of people held by of an inspiring host. During the gathering they amuse one another and increase their knowledge through conversation. These gatherings often consciously followed Horace's definition of the aims of poetry, "either to please or to educate" (Latin: aut delectare aut prodesse).Salons in the tradition of the French literary and philosophical movements of the ...
Description: The Salon (French: Salon), or rarely Paris Salon (French: Salon de Paris [salɔ̃ də paʁi]), beginning in 1667 was the official art exhibition of the Académie des Beaux-Arts in Paris.Between 1748 and 1890 it was arguably the greatest annual or biennial art event in the Western world. At the 1761 Salon, thirty-three painters, nine sculptors, and eleven engravers contributed.
Description: Salon, official exhibition of art sponsored by the French government.It originated in 1667 when Louis XIV sponsored an exhibit of the works of the members of the Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture, and the salon derives its name from the fact that the exhibition was hung in the Salon d’Apollon of the Louvre Palace in Paris.After 1737 the Salon became an annual rather than a ...
Description: • The street is dotted with pricey eateries, art galleries, boutiques and hair salons. • Comfortable public rooms include a bar , restaurant , lounge and beauty salon . • I noticed it only because part of the mixture involved a large quantity of my expensive beauty salon shampoo .
Description: sa·lon (sə-lŏn′, săl′ŏn′, să-lôN′) n. 1. A large room, such as a drawing room, used for receiving and entertaining guests. 2. A periodic gathering of people of social or intellectual distinction. 3. A hall or gallery for the exhibition of works of art. 4. A commercial establishment offering a product or service related to fashion: a ...
Description: Salon Art art marked by vapidity, banality, and superficial beauty. The term “salon art” is most frequently applied to pictorial art, although it is used occasionally in reference to other plastic arts and to literature and music. Becoming current in the second half of the 19th century, the term originally designated the type of art that was ...
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