Neoclassical Architecture

16 apr. 2021
219 970 Vizionare

You asked, I deliver: the Neoclassicism tangent receives the full-video spotlight it deserves.
But there's plenty more architectural and art-historical analysis where that came from. So if this kind of thing seems fun, please comment and let me know!
SOURCES & Further Reading: "Francesco's Venice" by Francesco Da Mosto, "A History of Venice" by John Julius Norwich, "Renaissance Architecture" via Britannica, and many many many hours spent staring at buildings in Italy.
This video was edited by Sophia Ricciardi AKA "Indigo".
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  • I'm quoting him for an essay and I literally just wrote as my favorite ROlabelr and scholar blue says😆

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  • Let's be real blue If you know stuff about architecture Than maybe you should do a series on it. You got a crowd, ya like to educates people. So why hesitate

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  • omg please do rococo!! i just want like 15 minutes of you agonizing over the ridiculousness of it all!

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  • I like hearing your thoughts about buildings, and would indeed like to hear more of them in the future

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  • I have no personal interest in a lot of the topics you cover - I enjoy listening to the mini lectures (and would enjoy longer form videos!!) regardless of what subject you choose to speak on. In essence, please feel free to drop those Opinion Videos lol

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  • Blue, I would love to hear you rant about historical fiction TV shows that live within your special interests; this video made me think of The Borgias and DaVinci's Demons, specifically, because there's a bit in The Borgias where the pope decides to restore some ancient Roman ruins and DaVinci's Demons, of course, Florence. Any chance of a rant, even if it's "AAAAAAAAAAAAAA THIS SHOW DRIVES ME NUTS"? :)

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  • does anyone know if Venice ever ran into the problem dutch architects ran into that was "more marble would be great but our building would start to sink"? looked it up. appears as if Venice was more lucky then the netherlands in regards to the piles they build on. in Venice they rest on hard clay, in places like Amsterdam they rest on sand. in Venice they effectively petrified thanks to the extreme silt and soil of the water, a boon places like Amsterdam didn't have. (i now also know that if i want to buy a house in amsterdam i need to check with the city council if they have knowledge on the quality of the poles the house rests on, thanks osp for me maybe making sure in the future my house doesn't sink)

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  • Neoclassicalism is white supremacy!!!!!😡

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  • would love to hear your thoughts on art deco, gothic, and neoclassical design in Chicago through the years

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  • Good, I was sad you cut this tangent in the other video. Now Red needs to do a video ranting about her favourite anime/manga/tv series/book/trope... idc I want to hear red ramble about something

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  • 4:15-4:25 1357+51=1588 yep definitely

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  • Me: Hmm, I wonder what the future will be like 5500 years from now Bath in the future: 7:55

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  • The blush on the building lmao🤣

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  • How does that one bridge look top heavy or disproportionate?

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  • Thank you for making this I was lowkey tilted when you didn't do this rant in the other video >:( More architecture videos pls. :)

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  • So that what it's called. I always loved this temple looking building, but never really got into architecture

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  • I think Neoclassical Architecture is my favorite Architectural style. It gives a timeless feeling whenever it's used.

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  • Dude, we NEED an entire series on architecture history! This video is GREAT!

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  • This reminds me of the class I took on Renaissance art when I studied in Florence. I wasn’t able to learn much about the art that was external to Tuscany though. Thank you for this.

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  • Now to be truly classic you take all that marble and paint it garish colors!

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  • The only building that I know right now that is being built in the neoclassical style is the berilin city palace. The palace is a baroque style but You could check it out, and I think they will finish this year also if you want to you can donate them money so they can finish the project. Just wanted to tell people that there is small classical projects being built and I hope this excites you.

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  • omg I love this. I think the only thing Paladio forgot were colors (well, he didn't have microscopes and fancy chemical analysis as we do) and now our understanding of Classical Architecture is skewed and we think they had shiny white marble buildings when they were lavishly colored. Thanks for your awesome videos!

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  • I mean.... I like buildings so like. If you wanna continue, I ain’t gonna stop 🛑

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  • I love architecture, and your take is so good. Since you like Venice (and it had a seperate style of gothic) you could make a video on Gothic (I know there is very different gothics, from the Flemish to the French and to the venetian. But that could make a series of their own :) )

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  • *D Ö M E*

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  • I know Blue has covered a lot of Italian history already, but this video has me wishing he'd do one on the Guelfi vs. Ghibellini feud that has them so opposed to each other that even the architectural flourishes on their buildings had to be different.

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  • Nice!

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  • Once again Blue, you show that you have always belonged in the world of OSP. Fascinating, entertaining, and with a contagious passion. Go ahead, nerd out about buildings or whatever again in the future. It's the kind of thing that just listening to someone else be happy and excited about something makes other people happy.

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  • Man, now I want all the architecture videos. A Gothic deep dive would be awesome

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  • 💚 REALLY appreciate this...the cursing was a bit jarring.

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  • Building good

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  • im really not picky ur a good narrator and all art and culture interests me so if you wanna rant about buildings i will listen

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  • This is an incredibly interesting genre of study I've never been able to tell the difference between the types of architecture!!! Please do more Blue. Plus I can hear joy and excitement in the tone of the video 🤣

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  • Blue, I am letting you know in the comments that we want a whole Historical architecture sub-series / analysis / spinoff . Thanks.

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  • Dumb facts about italy and this video are my absolute favourites on the Channel - they give a level of historical detail that gets brushed over far too often. It's the substantive meal of historical videos vs the easy snack food. More of this would be amazing :)

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  • Definitely more architecture!

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  • "it's pretty" *Insert building blush* Me: awwwwwwww!

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  • I appreciate the burn of Rococo --- I always call it 'the Gucci of History'

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  • d o m e also i knew very little about arcitecture going into this and didn’t even know which one was neoclassical, but i learned a decent amount, got interested, and had fun hearing blue rambler

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