Noun(1) position in which the dancer has one leg raised behind and arms outstretched in a conventional pose(2) an ornament that interlaces simulated foliage in an intricate design
(1) Italian sgraffito designs were mostly scrolls or arabesque patterns.(2) The movement had the dreamy, almost improvisatory aura of an arabesque .(3) Now, however, each melody becomes enwrapped in a vocal arabesque of such complexity that it almost vanishes and the sounds being made are not only intrusive but downright unpleasant.(4) Cassatt's color prints, with their spatial compression, play of abstract patterns, bold blocks of color, and arabesque lines, fulfilled the conditions of this new symbolist art.(5) Matisse said he was possessed at this point by a love of line and of the arabesque - ├ö├ç├┐those givers of life├ö├ç├û - which stirred his senses and appeased his spirit.(6) The exterior is in typical late Victorian style, the arabesque influences and designs preserved for the interior.(7) arabesque scrolls(8) Yet Matisse continued to work in this trademark style, with its emphasis on arabesque lines, bright colors and decoration, throughout his long artistic life.(9) Ballet classes have begun right here in Chiswick, aimed not at schoolgirls or internationally acclaimed dancing stars, but at adults who may never have performed a pointe or an arabesque in their lives.(10) ├ö├ç├┐The arabesque patterns symbolize the five important attributes of the Koran,├ö├ç├û he continues.(11) It is to be noted that in ├ö├ç├┐classical├ö├ç├û Islamic architecture in Persia, decoration took the form of very geometric carving - arabesque - in intricate patterns, as well as verses from the Koran.(12) It is decorated with birds and various animals set against a lush pattern of arabesques - intricate patterns of interlaced lines.(13) Such circles and lines, plus arabesques and rectilinear passages, occur in most of the work that follows.(14) Three men in white shirts, black pants and starched ties do wobbly arabesques as if struggling against the wind.(15) The balance between instruments is especially fine when the inner voices begin to spin their own tentative arabesques .(16) The curtain's incised pattern of soft green, stemlike arabesques recalls 19 th-century wallpaper design and, at the same time, snakes or lizards curling into themselves.
(1) arabesque :: arabesk
1. arabesque ::
Different Formsarabesque, arabesques
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