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The melancholy of French Rococco

How does melancholy underscore all the frivolity of French Rococo Art?

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The frivolity of the French Rococo underscores the melancholy which utter frivolity inspires. When nothing of importance matters, all is absurdity. Much like the sitcom Seinfeld, life becomes meaningless, and the trivia that is left (frivolity) is all that is discussed, becomes all that there is. Do you recall that the topics of Seinfeld's shows were about nothing important? That was a deliberate choice, and it reflected the meaningless lives of the characters in the show. Similarly, when no one is willing to ...

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Discussion of the French Rococco period, and how its frivolity masks melancholy, or sadness.

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