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Theatres, entrance to the orchestra being by vaulted passages. As amphi- the
chorus played no part in the Roman theatre, the theatres, orchestra or dancing
space became part of the auditori- and um. The facade behind the stage was ...
Beaux-Arts. Even the Theatre des Champs-filysees (1911-13) by van de Velde
and the first truly modern French architect, Auguste Perret, was an academic
composition, though its ferro-concrete form, which sheltered three separate ...
Among his last works was "Gilles," a portrait of a clown in white painted as a
signboard for the Theatre de la Foire. White as innocence (or imbecility), roseate
in complexion, "Gilles" is the image of the actor during intermission — the actor
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