ⓘ Showpiece

                                     

ⓘ Showpiece

A showpiece is:

  • An accomplishment which is worthy of display and admiration
  • English Wikipedias 1.000.000th qualified article, Jordanhill railway station, was called a showpiece of parallel collaboration."
  • An outstanding example of a type
  • Beacon Hill Park in Victoria, British Columbia is considered a showpiece garden.
  • The Green Mountain College organic garden with many heirloom plantings has become a campus showpiece.
  • A performance or composition which provides an opportunity for the display of a particular skill
  • Luciano Berios Sequenza XII is a showpiece for bassoon.
  • The Dying Swan was ballerina Anna Pavlovas showpiece.
  • A work of art or theatrical production presented for exhibition
  • In 1994, choreographer Jerome Robbins created a showpiece for the School of American Ballet based on composer Johann Sebastian Bachs Two and Three Part Inventions.
  • In the satiric sense, a showpiece is a charade, a mockery, an empty or absurd pretense.