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lace

  • noun a cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment)
    lacing.
  • noun a delicate decorative fabric woven in an open web of symmetrical patterns

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dance

  • noun an artistic form of nonverbal communication
  • noun a party of people assembled for dancing

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scratch

  • noun an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off
    abrasion; excoriation; scrape.
  • noun a depression scratched or carved into a surface
    slit; prick; incision; dent.

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ceramic

  • noun an artifact made of hard brittle material produced from nonmetallic minerals by firing at high temperatures
  • adjective of or relating to or made from a ceramic
    • a ceramic dish

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scene_painter

  • noun an artist specializing in scenic subjects
    scenic artist.
  • noun a painter of theatrical scenery

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du_maurier

  • noun English writer of melodramatic novels (1907-1989)
    Dame Daphne du Maurier; Daphne du Maurier.
  • noun English writer and illustrator; grandfather of Daphne du Maurier (1834-1896)
    George Louis Palmella Busson du Maurier; George du Maurier.

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lear

  • noun British artist and writer of nonsense verse (1812-1888)
    Edward Lear.
  • noun the hero of William Shakespeare's tragedy who was betrayed and mistreated by two of his scheming daughters
    King Lear.

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whistler

  • noun United States painter (1834-1903)
    James Abbott McNeill Whistler.
  • noun someone who makes a loud high sound

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henry_spencer_moore

  • noun British sculptor whose works are monumental organic forms (1898-1986)
    Henry Moore; Moore.

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indiana

  • noun a state in midwestern United States
    Hoosier State; IN.
  • noun United States pop artist (born 1928)
    Robert Indiana.

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frederick_childe_hassam

  • noun United States painter noted for brilliant colors and bold brushwork (1859-1935)
    Hassam; Childe Hassam.

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roger_fry

  • noun English painter and art critic (1866-1934)
    Fry; Roger Eliot Fry.

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honore_daumier

  • noun French painter best known for his satirical lithographs of bourgeois society (1808-1879)
    Daumier.

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claude_monet

  • noun French impressionist painter (1840-1926)
    Monet.

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etching

  • noun an impression made from an etched plate
  • noun an etched plate made with the use of acid

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aquatint

  • noun an etching made by a process that makes it resemble a water color
  • noun a method of etching that imitates the broad washes of a water color

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phiz

  • noun English illustrator of several of Dickens' novels (1815-1882)
    Hablot Knight Browne; Browne.
  • noun the human face (`kisser' and `smiler' and `mug' are informal terms for `face' and `phiz' is British)
    smiler; physiognomy; visage; mug; kisser; countenance.

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charge

  • noun an impetuous rush toward someone or something
    • the wrestler's charge carried him past his adversary
    • the battle began with a cavalry charge
  • noun (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense
    complaint.
    • he was arrested on a charge of larceny

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spangle

  • noun adornment consisting of a small piece of shiny material used to decorate clothing
    diamante; sequin.
  • verb glitter as if covered with spangles

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edgar_degas

  • noun French impressionist painter (1834-1917)
    Degas; Hilaire Germain Edgar Degas.

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crest

  • noun the top line of a hill, mountain, or wave
  • noun the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)
    crown; top; tip; summit; peak.
    • the view from the peak was magnificent
    • they clambered to the tip of Monadnock
    • the region is a few molecules wide at the summit

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noguchi

  • noun United States sculptor (1904-1988)
    Isamu Noguchi.
  • noun United States bacteriologist (born in Japan) who discovered the cause of yellow fever and syphilis (1876-1928)
    Hideyo Noguchi.

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homiletics

  • noun the branch of theology that deals with sermons and homilies
  • noun the art of preaching

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charles_dana_gibson

  • noun United States illustrator remembered for his creation of the `Gibson girl' (1867-1944)
    Gibson; C. D. Gibson.

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mastership

  • noun the skill of a master
  • noun the position of master

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pigment

  • noun dry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid to produce paint, etc.)
  • noun any substance whose presence in plant or animal tissues produces a characteristic color

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fox_talbot

  • noun English inventor and pioneer in photography who published the first book illustrated with photographs (1800-1877)
    Talbot; William Henry Fox Talbot.

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weber

  • noun a unit of magnetic flux equal to 100,000,000 maxwells
    Wb.
  • noun German physicist and brother of E. H. Weber; noted for his studies of terrestrial magnetism (1804-1891)
    Wilhelm Eduard Weber.

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totem

  • noun a clan or tribe identified by their kinship to a common totemic object
  • noun emblem consisting of an object such as an animal or plant; serves as the symbol of a family or clan (especially among American Indians)

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artwork

  • noun photographs or other visual representations in a printed publication
    nontextual matter; graphics; art.
    • the publisher was responsible for all the artwork in the book

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georges_braque

  • noun French painter who led the cubist movement (1882-1963)
    Braque.

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leon_battista_alberti

  • noun Italian architect and painter; pioneering theoretician of Renaissance architecture (1404-1472)
    Alberti.

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edouard_vuillard

  • noun French painter (1868-1940)
    Vuillard; Jean Edouard Vuillard.

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aristide_maillol

  • noun French sculptor of monumental female nudes (1861-1944)
    Maillol.

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kline

  • noun United States abstract expressionist painter (1910-1962)
    Franz Kline; Franz Joseph Kline.

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artistic_production

  • noun the creation of beautiful or significant things
    artistic creation; art.
    • art does not need to be innovative to be good
    • I was never any good at art
    • he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully

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ornamentation

  • noun the state of being ornamented
  • noun something used to beautify
    decoration; ornament.

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samuel_f._b._morse

  • noun United States portrait painter who patented the telegraph and developed the Morse code (1791-1872)
    Samuel Finley Breese Morse; Samuel Morse; Morse.

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moulding

  • noun a decorative strip used for ornamentation or finishing
    molding.
  • noun a decorative recessed or relieved surface on an edge
    border; molding.

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marcel_duchamp

  • noun French artist who immigrated to the United States; a leader in the dada movement in New York City; was first to exhibit commonplace objects as art (1887-1968)
    Duchamp.

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commercial_art

  • noun art used for commercial purposes (as in advertising)

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photograph

  • noun a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material
    photo; pic; picture; exposure.
  • verb record on photographic film
    snap; shoot.
    • I photographed the scene of the accident
    • She snapped a picture of the President

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ornamental

  • noun any plant grown for its beauty or ornamental value
  • adjective satellite serving an esthetic rather than a useful purpose
    decorative; cosmetic.
    • cosmetic fenders on cars
    • the buildings were utilitarian rather than decorative

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work

  • noun activity directed toward making or doing something
    • she checked several points needing further work
  • noun a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing
    piece of work.
    • it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works
    • the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work
    • he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey
    • the work of an active imagination
    • erosion is the work of wind or water over time

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pyle

  • noun United States writer and illustrator of children's books (1853-1911)
    Howard Pyle.

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donato_di_betto_bardi

  • noun Florentine sculptor famous for his lifelike sculptures (1386-1466)
    Donatello.

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portraitist

  • noun a painter or drawer of portraits
    limner; portrayer; portrait painter.

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lys

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joseph_mallord_william_turner

  • noun English landscape painter whose treatment of light and color influenced the French impressionists (1775-1851)
    Turner.

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reductivism

  • noun an art movement in sculpture and painting that began in the 1950s and emphasized extreme simplification of form and color
    minimalism; minimal art.

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seurat

  • noun French painter who developed pointillism (1859-1891)
    Georges Seurat; Georges Pierre Seurat.

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draftsperson

  • noun a skilled worker who draws plans of buildings or machines
    draughtsman; draftsman.

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expressive

  • adjective satellite characterized by expression
    • a very expressive face

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moses

  • noun (Old Testament) the Hebrew prophet who led the Israelites from Egypt across the Red sea on a journey known as the Exodus; Moses received the Ten Commandments from God on Mount Sinai
  • noun United States painter of colorful and primitive rural scenes (1860-1961)
    Grandma Moses; Anna Mary Robertson Moses.

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gris

  • noun Spanish cubist painter (1887-1927)
    Jaun Gris.

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steel_engraving

  • noun an impression taken from an engraved steel plate
  • noun engraving on a steel plate

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benjamin_west

  • noun English painter (born in America) who became the second president of the Royal Academy (1738-1820)
    West.

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william_blake

  • noun visionary British poet and painter (1757-1827)
    Blake.

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fillet

  • noun a boneless steak cut from the tenderloin of beef
    filet.
  • noun a longitudinal slice or boned side of a fish
    fish filet; fish fillet; filet.

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fleur

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shahn

  • noun United States artist whose work reflected social and political themes (1898-1969)
    Ben Shahn; Benjamin Shahn.

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wassily_kandinski

  • noun Russian painter who was a pioneer of abstract art (1866-1944)
    Kandinski; Kandinsky; Wassily Kandinsky.

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gustave_courbet

  • noun French painter noted for his realistic depiction of everyday scenes (1819-1877)
    Courbet.

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lacquer

  • noun a black resinous substance obtained from certain trees and used as a natural varnish
  • noun a hard glossy coating

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rossetti

  • noun English poet and painter who was a leader of the Pre-Raphaelites (1828-1882)
    Dante Gabriel Rossetti.

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murillo

  • noun Spanish painter (1617-1682)
    Bartolome Esteban Murillo.

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graphic_art

  • noun the arts of drawing or painting or printmaking

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commercial

  • noun a commercially sponsored ad on radio or television
    commercial message.
  • adjective connected with or engaged in or sponsored by or used in commerce or commercial enterprises
    • commercial trucker
    • commercial TV
    • commercial diamonds

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spode

  • noun English potter who started a pottery famous for its bone china (1754-1827)
    Josiah Spode.
  • noun a brand of fine English porcelain

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water

  • noun binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent
    H2O.
  • noun the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
    body of water.
    • they invaded our territorial waters
    • they were sitting by the water's edge

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tiepolo

  • noun Italian painter (1696-1770)
    Giovanni Battista Tiepolo.

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arts_and_crafts

  • noun the arts of decorative design and handicraft
    • they sponsored arts and crafts in order to encourage craftsmanship in an age of mass production

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virtuoso

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; maven; adept; whiz; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.
  • noun a musician who is a consummate master of technique and artistry

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gibson

  • noun United States illustrator remembered for his creation of the `Gibson girl' (1867-1944)
    Charles Dana Gibson; C. D. Gibson.
  • noun Australian actor (born in the United States in 1956)
    Mel Gibson; Mel Columcille Gerard Gibson.

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tinsel

  • noun a showy decoration that is basically valueless
    • all the tinsel of self-promotion
  • noun a thread with glittering metal foil attached

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engraving

  • noun a print made from an engraving
  • noun a block or plate or other hard surface that has been engraved

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jacques_lipchitz

  • noun United States sculptor (born in Lithuania) who pioneered cubist sculpture (1891-1973)
    Lipchitz.

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sir_thomas_lawrence

  • noun English portrait painter remembered for the series of portraits of the leaders of the alliance against Napoleon (1769-1830)
    Lawrence.

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robert_indiana

  • noun United States pop artist (born 1928)
    Indiana.

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frank_stella

  • noun United States minimalist painter (born in 1936)
    Stella; Frank Philip Stella.

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de_kooning

  • noun United States painter (born in the Netherlands) who was a leading American exponent of abstract expressionism (1904-1997)
    Willem de Kooning.

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alfred_eisenstaedt

  • noun United States photographer (born in Germany) whose unposed documentary photographs created photojournalism (born in 1898)
    Eisenstaedt.

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giorgio_de_chirico

  • noun Italian painter (born in Greece) whose deep shadows and barren landscapes strongly influenced the surrealists (1888-1978)
    Chirico.

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henry_moore

  • noun British sculptor whose works are monumental organic forms (1898-1986)
    Henry Spencer Moore; Moore.

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ornamentalism

  • noun the practice of ornamental display

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impressionist

  • noun a painter who follows the theories of Impressionism
  • adjective relating to or characteristic of Impressionism
    impressionistic.
    • impressionist music

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da_vinci

  • noun Italian painter and sculptor and engineer and scientist and architect; the most versatile genius of the Italian Renaissance (1452-1519)
    Leonardo da Vinci; Leonardo.

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paul_klee

  • noun Swiss painter influenced by Kandinsky (1879-1940)
    Klee.

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maker

  • noun a person who makes things
    shaper.
  • noun terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
    Jehovah; Creator; God Almighty; Almighty; Lord; Divine; Godhead.

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giovanni_battista_tiepolo

  • noun Italian painter (1696-1770)
    Tiepolo.

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blake

  • noun visionary British poet and painter (1757-1827)
    William Blake.

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treasure

  • noun accumulated wealth in the form of money or jewels etc.
    hoarded wealth.
    • the pirates hid their treasure on a small island in the West Indies
  • noun art highly prized for its beauty or perfection
    gem.

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francisco_jose_de_goya_y_lucientes

  • noun Spanish painter well known for his portraits and for his satires (1746-1828)
    Goya; Goya y Lucientes; Francisco de Goya; Francisco Jose de Goya; Francisco Goya.

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cosmetic

  • noun a toiletry designed to beautify the body
  • adjective satellite serving an esthetic rather than a useful purpose
    decorative; ornamental.
    • cosmetic fenders on cars
    • the buildings were utilitarian rather than decorative

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roy_lichtenstein

  • noun United States painter who was a leading exponent of pop art (1923-1997)
    Lichtenstein.

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browne

  • noun English illustrator of several of Dickens' novels (1815-1882)
    Hablot Knight Browne; Phiz.
  • noun United States writer of humorous tales of an itinerant showman (1834-1867)
    Charles Farrar Browne; Artemus Ward.

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alberti

  • noun Italian architect and painter; pioneering theoretician of Renaissance architecture (1404-1472)
    Leon Battista Alberti.

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perfumery

  • noun perfumes in general
  • noun store where perfumes are sold

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illumination

  • noun a condition of spiritual awareness; divine illumination
    light.
    • follow God's light
  • noun the degree of visibility of your environment

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landscape

  • noun an expanse of scenery that can be seen in a single view
  • noun painting depicting an expanse of natural scenery

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stieglitz

  • noun United States photographer (1864-1946)
    Alfred Stieglitz.

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paul_gauguin

  • noun French Post-impressionist painter who worked in the South Pacific (1848-1903)
    Gauguin.

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leonardo

  • noun Italian painter and sculptor and engineer and scientist and architect; the most versatile genius of the Italian Renaissance (1452-1519)
    Leonardo da Vinci; da Vinci.

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john_trumbull

  • noun American painter of historical scenes (1756-1843)
    Trumbull.
  • noun American satirical poet (1750-1831)
    Trumbull.

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dali

  • noun surrealist Spanish painter (1904-1989)
    Salvador Dali.

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arms

  • noun weapons considered collectively
    weapons system; weaponry; implements of war; munition.
  • noun the official symbols of a family, state, etc.
    coat of arms; blazon; blazonry.

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throw

  • noun the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist)
    • the catcher made a good throw to second base
  • noun a single chance or instance
    • he couldn't afford $50 a throw

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andre_derain

  • noun French painter and exponent of fauvism (1880-1954)
    Derain.

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gilbert_charles_stuart

  • noun United States painter best known for his portraits of George Washington (1755-1828)
    Gilbert Stuart; Stuart.

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anna_mary_robertson_moses

  • noun United States painter of colorful and primitive rural scenes (1860-1961)
    Moses; Grandma Moses.

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garnish

  • noun something (such as parsley) added to a dish for flavor or decoration
  • noun any decoration added as a trimming or adornment

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diptych

  • noun a painting or carving (especially an altarpiece) on two panels (usually hinged like a book)

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manet

  • noun French painter whose work influenced the impressionists (1832-1883)
    Edouard Manet.

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conductor

  • noun the person who leads a musical group
    director; music director.
  • noun a substance that readily conducts e.g. electricity and heat

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henri_matisse

  • noun French painter and sculptor; leading figure of fauvism (1869-1954)
    Henri Emile Benoit Matisse; Matisse.

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musician

  • noun someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
    player; instrumentalist.
  • noun artist who composes or conducts music as a profession

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flag

  • noun emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design
  • noun a listing printed in all issues of a newspaper or magazine (usually on the editorial page) that gives the name of the publication and the names of the editorial staff, etc.
    masthead.

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alberto_giacometti

  • noun Swiss sculptor and painter known for his bronze sculptures of elongated figures (1901-1966)
    Giacometti.

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stick

  • noun an implement consisting of a length of wood
    • he collected dry sticks for a campfire
    • the kid had a candied apple on a stick
  • noun a small thin branch of a tree

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sculptor

  • noun an artist who creates sculptures
    statue maker; carver; sculpturer.
  • noun a faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near Phoenix and Cetus

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transcriber

  • noun a person who translates written messages from one language to another
    translator.
  • noun someone who rewrites in a different script

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shoot

  • noun a new branch
  • noun the act of shooting at targets
    • they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer

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decoration

  • noun something used to beautify
    ornament; ornamentation.
  • noun an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event
    laurel wreath; palm; medallion; medal; ribbon.

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work_of_art

  • noun art that is a product of one of the fine arts (especially a painting or sculpture of artistic merit)

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graphic

  • noun an image that is generated by a computer
    computer graphic.
  • adjective satellite written or drawn or engraved
    graphical; in writing.
    • graphic symbols

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o'keeffe

  • noun United States painter (1887-1986)
    Georgia Okeeffe.

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bend_sinister

  • noun a mark of bastardy; lines from top right to bottom left
    bar sinister.

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tiffany

  • noun United States artist who developed Tiffany glass (1848-1933)
    Louis Comfort Tiffany.

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andy_warhol

  • noun United States artist who was a leader of the Pop Art movement (1930-1987)
    Warhol.

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chisel

  • noun an edge tool with a flat steel blade with a cutting edge
  • verb engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud
    cheat.
    • Who's chiseling on the side?

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romanticism

  • noun impractical romantic ideals and attitudes
  • noun a movement in literature and art during the late 18th and early 19th centuries that celebrated nature rather than civilization
    Romantic Movement.
    • Romanticism valued imagination and emotion over rationality

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serigraphy

  • noun the act of making a print by the silkscreen method

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franz_kline

  • noun United States abstract expressionist painter (1910-1962)
    Franz Joseph Kline; Kline.

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symbolization

  • noun the use of symbols to convey meaning
    symbolisation.
  • noun something visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisible
    symbol; symbolic representation; symbolisation.
    • the eagle is a symbol of the United States

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making

  • noun the act that results in something coming to be
    fashioning; devising.
    • the devising of plans
    • the fashioning of pots and pans
    • the making of measurements
    • it was already in the making
  • noun an attribute that must be met or complied with and that fits a person for something
    qualification.
    • her qualifications for the job are excellent
    • one of the qualifications for admission is an academic degree
    • she has the makings of fine musician

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praxiteles

  • noun ancient Greek sculptor (circa 370-330 BC)

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control

  • noun power to direct or determine
    • under control
  • noun a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another
    • measures for the control of disease
    • they instituted controls over drinking on campus

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glyptography

  • noun carvings or engravings (especially on precious stones)
    glyptic art.
  • noun carving or engraving (especially on stones)

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sinister

  • adjective satellite threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments
    minatory; minacious; threatening; forbidding; baleful; ominous; menacing.
    • a baleful look
    • forbidding thunderclouds
    • his tone became menacing
    • ominous rumblings of discontent
    • sinister storm clouds
    • a sinister smile
    • his threatening behavior
    • ugly black clouds
    • the situation became ugly
  • adjective satellite stemming from evil characteristics or forces; wicked or dishonorable
    dark; black.
    • black deeds
    • a black lie
    • his black heart has concocted yet another black deed
    • Darth Vader of the dark side
    • a dark purpose
    • dark undercurrents of ethnic hostility
    • the scheme of some sinister intelligence bent on punishing him"-Thomas Hardy

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cubist

  • noun an artist who adheres to the principles of cubism
  • adjective relating to or characteristic of cubism
    cubistic.
    • cubist art

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hirschfeld

  • noun United States artist noted for his line-drawn caricatures (1904-2003)
    Al Hirschfeld.

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lin

  • noun United States sculptor and architect whose public works include the memorial to veterans of the Vietnam War in Washington (born in 1959)
    Maya Lin.

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paparazzo

  • noun a freelance photographer who pursues celebrities trying to take candid photographs of them to sell to newspapers or magazines

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drawer

  • noun a boxlike container in a piece of furniture; made so as to slide in and out
  • noun the person who writes a check or draft instructing the drawee to pay someone else

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romanticist

  • noun someone who indulges in excessive sentimentality
    sentimentalist.
  • noun an artist of the Romantic Movement or someone influenced by Romanticism
    romantic.

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bend

  • noun a circular segment of a curve
    twist; crook; turn.
    • a bend in the road
    • a crook in the path
  • noun movement that causes the formation of a curve
    bending.

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interior_decoration

  • noun decoration consisting of the layout and furnishings of a livable interior
    decor.
  • noun the trade of planning the layout and furnishings of an architectural interior
    interior design.

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duncan_james_corrow_grant

  • noun Scottish painter; cousin of Lytton Strachey and member of the Bloomsbury Group (1885-1978)
    Duncan Grant; Grant.

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vasarely

  • noun French painter (born in Hungary) who was a pioneer of op art (1908-1997)
    Viktor Vasarely.

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max_weber

  • noun United States abstract painter (born in Russia) (1881-1961)
    Weber.
  • noun German sociologist and pioneer of the analytic method in sociology (1864-1920)
    Weber.

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gustav_klimt

  • noun Austrian painter influenced by art nouveau (1862-1918)
    Klimt.

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grant_wood

  • noun United States painter noted for works based on life in the Midwest (1892-1942)
    Wood.

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maillol

  • noun French sculptor of monumental female nudes (1861-1944)
    Aristide Maillol.

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enquiry

  • noun an instance of questioning
    inquiry; interrogation; question; query.
    • there was a question about my training
    • we made inquiries of all those who were present
  • noun a search for knowledge
    inquiry; research.
    • their pottery deserves more research than it has received

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dress

  • noun a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice
    frock.
  • noun clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
    garb; attire.
    • formal attire
    • battle dress

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leger

  • noun a record in which commercial accounts are recorded
    book; book of account; account book; ledger.
    • they got a subpoena to examine our books
  • noun French painter who was an early cubist (1881-1955)
    Fernand Leger.

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ferdinand_victor_eugene_delacroix

  • noun French romantic painter (1798-1863)
    Eugene Delacroix; Delacroix.

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fleur-de-lys

  • noun (heraldry) charge consisting of a conventionalized representation of an iris
    fleur-de-lis.

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eisenstaedt

  • noun United States photographer (born in Germany) whose unposed documentary photographs created photojournalism (born in 1898)
    Alfred Eisenstaedt.

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dante_gabriel_rossetti

  • noun English poet and painter who was a leader of the Pre-Raphaelites (1828-1882)
    Rossetti.

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ordinary

  • noun a judge of a probate court
  • noun the expected or commonplace condition or situation
    • not out of the ordinary

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goya

  • noun Spanish painter well known for his portraits and for his satires (1746-1828)
    Goya y Lucientes; Francisco Jose de Goya y Lucientes; Francisco de Goya; Francisco Jose de Goya; Francisco Goya.

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paul_cezanne

  • noun French Post-impressionist painter who influenced modern art (especially cubism) by stressing the structural components latent in nature (1839-1906)
    Cezanne.

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mould

  • noun loose soil rich in organic matter
    mold.
  • noun the distinctive form in which a thing is made
    cast; mold; stamp.
    • pottery of this cast was found throughout the region

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music_director

  • noun the person who leads a musical group
    director; conductor.

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daniel_chester_french

  • noun United States sculptor who created the seated marble figure of Abraham Lincoln in the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. (1850-1931)
    French.

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beauty

  • noun the qualities that give pleasure to the senses
  • noun a very attractive or seductive looking woman
    sweetheart; peach; knockout; lulu; smasher; stunner; ravisher; mantrap; dish; looker.

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fragonard

  • noun French artist whose rococo paintings typified the frivolity of life in the royal court of France in the 18th century (1732-1806)
    Jean Honore Fragonard.

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decor

  • noun decoration consisting of the layout and furnishings of a livable interior
    interior decoration.

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siqueiros

  • noun Mexican painter of murals depicting protest and revolution (1896-1974)
    David Siqueiros; David Alfaro Siqueiros.

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constructivism

  • noun an abstractionist artistic movement in Russia after World War I; industrial materials were used to construct nonrepresentational objects

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krasner

  • noun United States artist remembered for her spontaneous approach to painting; she was a founder of the New York school of abstract expressionism (1908-1984)
    Lee Krasner.

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ono

  • noun United States musician (born in Japan) who married John Lennon and collaborated with him on recordings (born in 1933)
    Yoko Ono.

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sculpturer

  • noun an artist who creates sculptures
    statue maker; carver; sculptor.

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coat

  • noun an outer garment that has sleeves and covers the body from shoulder down; worn outdoors
  • noun a thin layer covering something
    coating.
    • a second coat of paint

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george_segal

  • noun United States sculptor (born in 1924)
    Segal.

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abstract_artist

  • noun a painter of abstract pictures
    abstractionist.

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shade

  • noun relative darkness caused by light rays being intercepted by an opaque body
    shadowiness; shadiness.
    • it is much cooler in the shade
    • there's too much shadiness to take good photographs
  • noun a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color
    tint; tone; tincture.
    • after several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted

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deck

  • noun any of various platforms built into a vessel
  • noun street name for a packet of illegal drugs

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surrealist

  • noun an artist who is a member of the movement called surrealism

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munch

  • noun Norwegian painter (1863-1944)
    Edvard Munch.
  • noun a large bite
    • he tried to talk between munches on the sandwich

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heraldic

  • adjective satellite indicative of or announcing something to come
    • the Beatles were heraldic of a new style of music
  • adjective of or relating to heraldry
    heraldist.

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alexander_calder

  • noun United States sculptor who first created mobiles and stabiles (1898-1976)
    Calder.

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edward_jean_steichen

  • noun United States photographer who pioneered artistic photography (1879-1973)
    Steichen.

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lysippus

  • noun Greek sculptor (4th century BC)

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bead

  • noun a small ball with a hole through the middle
  • noun a shape that is spherical and small
    pearl; drop.
    • he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops
    • beads of sweat on his forehead

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braid

  • noun a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair
    twist; tress; plait.
  • noun trimming used to decorate clothes or curtains
    gold braid; braiding.

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style

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    fashion; manner; way; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
    expressive style.
    • all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper

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klee

  • noun Swiss painter influenced by Kandinsky (1879-1940)
    Paul Klee.

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thomas_gainsborough

  • noun English portrait and landscape painter (1727-1788)
    Gainsborough.

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pavement_artist

  • noun someone who draws on the pavement with colored chalks (hoping that passers-by will give them money)

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production

  • noun the act or process of producing something
    • Shakespeare's production of poetry was enormous
    • the production of white blood cells
  • noun a presentation for the stage or screen or radio or television
    • have you seen the new production of Hamlet?

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fauve

  • noun a member of a group of French painters who followed fauvism
    fauvist.

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adornment

  • noun a decoration of color or interest that is added to relieve plainness
  • noun the action of decorating yourself with something colorful and interesting

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hilaire_germain_edgar_degas

  • noun French impressionist painter (1834-1917)
    Degas; Edgar Degas.

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post-impressionist

  • noun an artist of the Postimpressionist school who revolted against Impressionism
    Postimpressionist.

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lachaise

  • noun United States sculptor (born in France) noted for his large nude figures (1882-1935)
    Gaston Lachaise.

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expressionist

  • noun an artist who is an adherent of expressionism
  • adjective of or relating to expressionism
    expressionistic.
    • expressionist art

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maestro

  • noun an artist of consummate skill
    master.
    • a master of the violin
    • one of the old masters

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jaun_gris

  • noun Spanish cubist painter (1887-1927)
    Gris.

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expressionism

  • noun an art movement early in the 20th century; the artist's subjective expression of inner experiences was emphasized; an inner feeling was expressed through a distorted rendition of reality

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lace_making

  • noun the act or art of making handmade lace
    tatting.

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stitching

  • noun joining or attaching by stitches
    sewing.
  • verb fasten by sewing; do needlework
    sew; sew together; stitch; run up.

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brancusi

  • noun Romanian sculptor noted for abstractions of animal forms (1876-1957)
    Constantin Brancusi.

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decorator

  • noun a person who specializes in designing architectural interiors and their furnishings
    interior decorator; house decorator; designer; interior designer; room decorator.
  • noun someone who decorates
    ornamentalist.

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minimalist

  • noun a conservative who advocates only minor reforms in government or politics
  • noun a practitioner or advocate of artistic minimalism

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stuart

  • noun United States painter best known for his portraits of George Washington (1755-1828)
    Gilbert Stuart; Gilbert Charles Stuart.
  • noun a member of the royal family that ruled Scotland and England

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victor_herbert

  • noun United States musician and composer and conductor noted for his comic operas (1859-1924)
    Herbert.

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realist

  • noun a philosopher who believes that universals are real and exist independently of anyone thinking of them
  • noun a person who accepts the world as it literally is and deals with it accordingly

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scenic

  • adjective satellite used of locations; having beautiful natural scenery
    • scenic drives
  • adjective of or relating to the stage or stage scenery
    • scenic design

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spinning

  • noun creating thread
  • verb revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis
    reel; whirl; spin; gyrate; spin around.
    • The dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy

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copley

  • noun American painter who did portraits of Paul Revere and John Hancock before fleeing to England to avoid the American Revolution (1738-1815)
    John Copley; John Singleton Copley.

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hans_arp

  • noun Alsatian artist and poet who was cofounder of dadaism in Zurich; noted for abstract organic sculptures (1887-1966)
    Arp; Jean Arp.

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minimalism

  • noun an art movement in sculpture and painting that began in the 1950s and emphasized extreme simplification of form and color
    minimal art; reductivism.

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sketcher

  • noun someone who draws sketches
  • noun an implement for sketching

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ceramicist

  • noun a craftsman who shapes pottery on a potter's wheel and bakes them it a kiln
    ceramist; thrower; potter.

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roger_eliot_fry

  • noun English painter and art critic (1866-1934)
    Fry; Roger Fry.

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franz_joseph_kline

  • noun United States abstract expressionist painter (1910-1962)
    Franz Kline; Kline.

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le_douanier_rousseau

  • noun French primitive painter (1844-1910)
    Henri Rousseau; Rousseau.

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vasari

  • noun Italian painter and art historian (1511-1574)
    Giorgio Vasari.

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samuel_finley_breese_morse

  • noun United States portrait painter who patented the telegraph and developed the Morse code (1791-1872)
    Samuel F. B. Morse; Samuel Morse; Morse.

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telescopy

  • noun the art of making and using telescopes

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abstractionist

  • noun a painter of abstract pictures
    abstract artist.
  • adjective satellite not representing or imitating external reality or the objects of nature
    abstract; nonfigurative; nonobjective.
    • a large abstract painting

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coat_of_arms

  • noun the official symbols of a family, state, etc.
    arms; blazon; blazonry.

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classicist

  • noun an artistic person who adheres to classicism
  • noun a student of ancient Greek and Latin
    classical scholar.

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dorothea_lange

  • noun United States photographer remembered for her portraits of rural workers during the Depression (1895-1965)
    Lange.

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embellishment

  • noun elaboration of an interpretation by the use of decorative (sometimes fictitious) detail
    embroidery.
    • the mystery has been heightened by many embellishments in subsequent retellings
  • noun a superfluous ornament

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henri_rousseau

  • noun French primitive painter (1844-1910)
    Le Douanier Rousseau; Rousseau.

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yoko_ono

  • noun United States musician (born in Japan) who married John Lennon and collaborated with him on recordings (born in 1933)
    Ono.

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holman_hunt

  • noun Englishman and Pre-Raphaelite painter (1827-1910)
    William Holman Hunt; Hunt.

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draftsmanship

  • noun the creation of artistic pictures or diagrams
    drafting; drawing.
    • he learned drawing from his father

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bartolome_esteban_murillo

  • noun Spanish painter (1617-1682)
    Murillo.

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laurence_stephen_lowry

  • noun English painter (1887-1976)
    Lowry; L. S. Lowry.

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triptych

  • noun art consisting of a painting or carving (especially an altarpiece) on three panels (usually hinged together)

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research

  • noun systematic investigation to establish facts
  • noun a search for knowledge
    enquiry; inquiry.
    • their pottery deserves more research than it has received

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ingres

  • noun French classical painter (1780-1867)
    Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres.

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francisco_de_goya

  • noun Spanish painter well known for his portraits and for his satires (1746-1828)
    Goya; Goya y Lucientes; Francisco Jose de Goya y Lucientes; Francisco Jose de Goya; Francisco Goya.

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red

  • noun red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood
    redness.
  • noun a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows eastward from Texas along the southern boundary of Oklahoma and through Louisiana
    Red River.

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smock

  • noun a loose coverall (coat or frock) reaching down to the ankles
    gabardine; dust coat; gaberdine; duster.
  • verb embellish by sewing in straight lines crossing each other diagonally
    • The folk dancers wore smocked shirts

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rene_magritte

  • noun Belgian surrealist painter (1898-1967)
    Magritte.

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statue_maker

  • noun an artist who creates sculptures
    carver; sculptor; sculpturer.

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camera_operator

  • noun a photographer who operates a movie camera
    cameraman; cinematographer.

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thomas_hart_benton

  • noun United States artist whose paintings portrayed life in the Midwest and South (1889-1975)
    Benton.
  • noun United States legislator who opposed the use of paper currency (1782-1858)
    Benton; Old Bullion.

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rubric

  • noun an authoritative rule of conduct or procedure
  • noun an explanation or definition of an obscure word in a text
    gloss.

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ventriloquy

  • noun the art of projecting your voice so that it seems to come from another source (as from a ventriloquist's dummy)
    ventriloquism.

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jean_honore_fragonard

  • noun French artist whose rococo paintings typified the frivolity of life in the royal court of France in the 18th century (1732-1806)
    Fragonard.

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fret

  • noun agitation resulting from active worry
    swither; sweat; stew; lather.
    • don't get in a stew
    • he's in a sweat about exams
  • noun a spot that has been worn away by abrasion or erosion
    worn spot.

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monet

  • noun French impressionist painter (1840-1926)
    Claude Monet.

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norman_rockwell

  • noun United States illustrator whose works present a sentimental idealized view of everyday life (1894-1978)
    Rockwell.

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georges_seurat

  • noun French painter who developed pointillism (1859-1891)
    Seurat; Georges Pierre Seurat.

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needlework

  • noun a creation created or assembled by needle and thread
    needlecraft.
  • noun work (such as sewing or embroidery) that is done with a needle
    needlecraft.

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david_siqueiros

  • noun Mexican painter of murals depicting protest and revolution (1896-1974)
    Siqueiros; David Alfaro Siqueiros.

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wedgwood

  • noun English potter (1730-1795)
    Josiah Wedgwood.
  • noun a type of pottery made by Josiah Wedgwood and his successors; typically has a classical decoration in white on a blue background

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samuel_morse

  • noun United States portrait painter who patented the telegraph and developed the Morse code (1791-1872)
    Samuel Finley Breese Morse; Samuel F. B. Morse; Morse.

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david_smith

  • noun United States sculptor (1906-1965)
    Smith; David Roland Smith.

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artistry

  • noun a superior skill that you can learn by study and practice and observation
    prowess; art.
    • the art of conversation
    • it's quite an art

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henri_toulouse-lautrec

  • noun French painter who portrayed life in the cafes and music halls of Montmartre (1864-1901)
    Toulouse-Lautrec.

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potter

  • noun a craftsman who shapes pottery on a potter's wheel and bakes them it a kiln
    ceramist; thrower; ceramicist.
  • verb do random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly
    monkey around; mess around; monkey; putter; tinker; muck around; muck about.
    • The old lady is usually mucking about in her little house

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scene

  • noun the place where some action occurs
    • the police returned to the scene of the crime
  • noun an incident (real or imaginary)
    • their parting was a sad scene

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jean_edouard_vuillard

  • noun French painter (1868-1940)
    Edouard Vuillard; Vuillard.

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claes_oldenburg

  • noun United States sculptor (born in Sweden); a leader of the pop art movement who was noted for giant sculptures of common objects (born in 1929)
    Oldenburg; Claes Thure Oldenburg.

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chevron

  • noun V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service
    grade insignia; stripe; stripes.
    • they earned their stripes in Kuwait
  • noun an inverted V-shaped charge

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landscapist

  • noun someone who paints landscapes
  • noun someone who arranges features of the landscape or garden attractively
    landscape gardener; landscape architect; landscaper.

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fry

  • noun English painter and art critic (1866-1934)
    Roger Fry; Roger Eliot Fry.
  • noun English dramatist noted for his comic verse dramas (born 1907)
    Christopher Fry.

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modernism

  • noun genre of art and literature that makes a self-conscious break with previous genres
  • noun the quality of being current or of the present
    contemporaneity; modernity; contemporaneousness; modernness.
    • a shopping mall would instill a spirit of modernity into this village

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prank

  • noun acting like a clown or buffoon
    japery; harlequinade; clowning; frivolity; buffoonery.
  • noun a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement
    caper; joke; trick; antic; put-on.

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bar_sinister

  • noun the status of being born to parents who were not married
    illegitimacy; bastardy.
  • noun a mark of bastardy; lines from top right to bottom left
    bend sinister.

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plastic_art

  • noun the arts of shaping or modeling; carving and sculpture

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paint

  • noun a substance used as a coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid); dries to form a hard coating
    pigment.
    • artists use `paint' and `pigment' interchangeably
  • noun (basketball) a space (including the foul line) in front of the basket at each end of a basketball court; usually painted a different color from the rest of the court
    key.
    • he hit a jump shot from the top of the key
    • he dominates play in the paint

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dame_barbara_hepworth

  • noun British sculptor (1902-1975)
    Hepworth; Barbara Hepworth.

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hoffman

  • noun United States sculptor (1887-1966)
    Malvina Hoffman.
  • noun versatile United States film actor (born in 1937)
    Dustin Hoffman.

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morse

  • noun a telegraph code in which letters and numbers are represented by strings of dots and dashes (short and long signals)
    Morse code; international Morse code.
  • noun United States portrait painter who patented the telegraph and developed the Morse code (1791-1872)
    Samuel Finley Breese Morse; Samuel F. B. Morse; Samuel Morse.

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matisse

  • noun French painter and sculptor; leading figure of fauvism (1869-1954)
    Henri Matisse; Henri Emile Benoit Matisse.

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kazimir_severinovich_malevich

  • noun Russian abstract painter (1878-1935)
    Malevich; Kazimir Malevich.

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lipchitz

  • noun United States sculptor (born in Lithuania) who pioneered cubist sculpture (1891-1973)
    Jacques Lipchitz.

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oil_painter

  • noun a painter who uses oil paints

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master

  • noun an artist of consummate skill
    maestro.
    • a master of the violin
    • one of the old masters
  • noun a person who has general authority over others
    lord; overlord.

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mosaic

  • noun art consisting of a design made of small pieces of colored stone or glass
  • noun viral disease in solanaceous plants (tomatoes, potatoes, tobacco) resulting in mottling and often shriveling of the leaves

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modernist

  • noun an artist who makes a deliberate break with previous styles

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smith

  • noun Rhodesian statesman who declared independence of Zimbabwe from Great Britain (born in 1919)
    Ian Smith; Ian Douglas Smith.
  • noun United States sculptor (1906-1965)
    David Smith; David Roland Smith.

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maya_lin

  • noun United States sculptor and architect whose public works include the memorial to veterans of the Vietnam War in Washington (born in 1959)
    Lin.

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emblem

  • noun special design or visual object representing a quality, type, group, etc.
  • noun a visible symbol representing an abstract idea
    allegory.

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childe_hassam

  • noun United States painter noted for brilliant colors and bold brushwork (1859-1935)
    Hassam; Frederick Childe Hassam.

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blazon

  • noun the official symbols of a family, state, etc.
    coat of arms; arms; blazonry.
  • verb decorate with heraldic arms
    emblazon.

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printmaking

  • noun artistic design and manufacture of prints as woodcuts or silkscreens

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wassily_kandinsky

  • noun Russian painter who was a pioneer of abstract art (1866-1944)
    Wassily Kandinski; Kandinski; Kandinsky.

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braque

  • noun French painter who led the cubist movement (1882-1963)
    Georges Braque.

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expressive_style

  • noun a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
    style.
    • all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper

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francisco_goya

  • noun Spanish painter well known for his portraits and for his satires (1746-1828)
    Goya; Goya y Lucientes; Francisco Jose de Goya y Lucientes; Francisco de Goya; Francisco Jose de Goya.

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artistic_creation

  • noun the creation of beautiful or significant things
    art; artistic production.
    • art does not need to be innovative to be good
    • I was never any good at art
    • he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully

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jacob_epstein

  • noun British sculptor (born in the United States) noted for busts and large controversial works (1880-1959)
    Sir Jacob Epstein; Epstein.

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ceramics

  • noun the art of making and decorating pottery
  • noun an artifact made of hard brittle material produced from nonmetallic minerals by firing at high temperatures
    ceramic.

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steel

  • noun an alloy of iron with small amounts of carbon; widely used in construction; mechanical properties can be varied over a wide range
  • noun a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard
    brand; blade; sword.

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john_singer_sargent

  • noun United States painter (born in Italy) known for his society portraits (1856-1925)
    Sargent.

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stella

  • noun United States minimalist painter (born in 1936)
    Frank Stella; Frank Philip Stella.

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c._d._gibson

  • noun United States illustrator remembered for his creation of the `Gibson girl' (1867-1944)
    Charles Dana Gibson; Gibson.

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kirchner

  • noun German expressionist painter (1880-1938)
    Ernst Ludwig Kirchner.

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talbot

  • noun English inventor and pioneer in photography who published the first book illustrated with photographs (1800-1877)
    Fox Talbot; William Henry Fox Talbot.

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matter

  • noun a vaguely specified concern
    thing; affair.
    • several matters to attend to
    • it is none of your affair
    • things are going well
  • noun some situation or event that is thought about
    topic; issue; subject.
    • he kept drifting off the topic
    • he had been thinking about the subject for several years
    • it is a matter for the police

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jean_auguste_dominique_ingres

  • noun French classical painter (1780-1867)
    Ingres.

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john_james_audubon

  • noun United States ornithologist and artist (born in Haiti) noted for his paintings of birds of America (1785-1851)
    Audubon.

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aesthetic

  • noun (philosophy) a philosophical theory as to what is beautiful
    esthetic.
    • he despised the esthetic of minimalism
  • adjective relating to or dealing with the subject of aesthetics
    esthetic.
    • aesthetic values

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sculpture

  • noun a three-dimensional work of plastic art
  • noun creating figures or designs in three dimensions
    carving.

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printmaker

  • noun an artist who designs and makes prints
    graphic artist.

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and

A particle which expresses the relation of connection or addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a clause with a clause, or a sentence with a sentence. (a) It is sometimes used emphatically; as, "there are women and women," that is, two very different sorts of women. (b) By a rhetorical figure, notions, one of which is modificatory of the other, are connected by and; as, "the tediousness and process of my travel," that is, the tedious process, etc.; "thy fair and outward character," that is, thy outwardly fair character, Schmidt's Shak. Lex.

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oldenburg

  • noun United States sculptor (born in Sweden); a leader of the pop art movement who was noted for giant sculptures of common objects (born in 1929)
    Claes Oldenburg; Claes Thure Oldenburg.

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warhol

  • noun United States artist who was a leader of the Pop Art movement (1930-1987)
    Andy Warhol.

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origami

  • noun the Japanese art of folding paper into shapes representing objects (e.g., flowers or birds)

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bernini

  • noun Italian sculptor and architect of the baroque period in Italy; designed many churches and chapels and tombs and fountains (1598-1680)
    Giovanni Lorenzo Bernini.

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gaston_lachaise

  • noun United States sculptor (born in France) noted for his large nude figures (1882-1935)
    Lachaise.

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crawford

  • noun United States neoclassical sculptor (1814-1857)
    Thomas Crawford.
  • noun United States film actress (1908-1977)
    Joan Crawford.

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josiah_spode

  • noun English potter who started a pottery famous for its bone china (1754-1827)
    Spode.

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michelangelo

  • noun Florentine sculptor and painter and architect; one of the outstanding figures of the Renaissance (1475-1564)
    Michelangelo Buonarroti.

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handicraft

  • noun a work produced by hand labor
    handwork; handiwork; handcraft.
  • noun a craft that requires skillful hands

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josiah_wedgwood

  • noun English potter (1730-1795)
    Wedgwood.

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inlay

  • noun (dentistry) a filling consisting of a solid substance (as gold or porcelain) fitted to a cavity in a tooth and cemented into place
  • noun a decoration made by fitting pieces of wood into prepared slots in a surface

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cyberart

  • noun art that is produced with the help of computer hardware and software

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distemper

  • noun any of various infectious viral diseases of animals
  • noun an angry and disagreeable mood
    ill humor; ill humour.

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constantin_brancusi

  • noun Romanian sculptor noted for abstractions of animal forms (1876-1957)
    Brancusi.

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cantor

  • noun the musical director of a choir
    choirmaster; precentor.
  • noun the official of a synagogue who conducts the liturgical part of the service and sings or chants the prayers intended to be performed as solos
    hazan.

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interior

  • noun the region that is inside of something
    inside.
  • noun the inner or enclosed surface of something
    inside.

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distortionist

  • noun a painter who introduces distortions

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falconry

  • noun the art of training falcons to hunt and return

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crossbones

  • noun two crossed bones (or a representation of two crossed bones) used as a symbol danger or death

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heraldic_bearing

  • noun heraldry consisting of a design or image depicted on a shield
    bearing; charge; armorial bearing.

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bartholdi

  • noun French sculptor best known for creating the Statue of Liberty now in New York harbor
    Frederic Auguste Bartholdi.

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carl_orff

  • noun German musician who developed a widely used system for teaching music to children (1895-1982)
    Orff.

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jean_arp

  • noun Alsatian artist and poet who was cofounder of dadaism in Zurich; noted for abstract organic sculptures (1887-1966)
    Arp; Hans Arp.

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trace

  • noun a just detectable amount
    suggestion; hint.
    • he speaks French with a trace of an accent
  • noun an indication that something has been present
    vestige; shadow; tincture.
    • there wasn't a trace of evidence for the claim
    • a tincture of condescension

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gild

  • noun a formal association of people with similar interests
    guild; club; society; social club; lodge; order.
    • he joined a golf club
    • they formed a small lunch society
    • men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today
  • verb decorate with, or as if with, gold leaf or liquid gold
    engild; begild.

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craft

  • noun the skilled practice of a practical occupation
    trade.
    • he learned his trade as an apprentice
  • noun a vehicle designed for navigation in or on water or air or through outer space

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fresco

  • noun a mural done with watercolors on wet plaster
  • noun a durable method of painting on a wall by using watercolors on wet plaster

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sir_john_everett_millais

  • noun Englishman and Pre-Raphaelite painter (1829-1896)
    Millais.

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ben_shahn

  • noun United States artist whose work reflected social and political themes (1898-1969)
    Shahn; Benjamin Shahn.

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chagall

  • noun French painter (born in Russia) noted for his imagery and brilliant colors (1887-1985)
    Marc Chagall.

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device

  • noun an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
    • the device is small enough to wear on your wrist
    • a device intended to conserve water
  • noun something in an artistic work designed to achieve a particular effect

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ernst

  • noun painter (born in Germany, resident of France and the United States) who was a cofounder of dadaism; developed the technique of collage (1891-1976)
    Max Ernst.

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grave

  • noun death of a person
    • he went to his grave without forgiving me
    • from cradle to grave
  • noun a place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone)
    tomb.
    • he put flowers on his mother's grave

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giacometti

  • noun Swiss sculptor and painter known for his bronze sculptures of elongated figures (1901-1966)
    Alberto Giacometti.

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picture

  • noun a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface
    image; ikon; icon.
    • they showed us the pictures of their wedding
    • a movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them
  • noun graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface
    painting.
    • a small painting by Picasso
    • he bought the painting as an investment
    • his pictures hang in the Louvre

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enamel

  • noun hard white substance covering the crown of a tooth
    tooth enamel.
  • noun a colored glassy compound (opaque or partially opaque) that is fused to the surface of metal or glass or pottery for decoration or protection

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william_henry_fox_talbot

  • noun English inventor and pioneer in photography who published the first book illustrated with photographs (1800-1877)
    Talbot; Fox Talbot.

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weston

  • noun United States photographer(1886-1958)
    Edward Weston.

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johns

  • noun United States artist and proponent of pop art (born in 1930)
    Jasper Johns.
  • noun a room or building equipped with one or more toilets
    toilet; bathroom; privy; lavatory; can; lav; john.

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katsushika_hokusai

  • noun Japanese painter whose work influenced the impressionists (1760-1849)
    Hokusai.

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artistic

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of art or artists
    • his artistic background
  • adjective satellite satisfying aesthetic standards and sensibilities
    • artistic workmanship

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ornament

  • noun something used to beautify
    decoration; ornamentation.
  • verb make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.
    embellish; beautify; decorate; grace; adorn.
    • Decorate the room for the party
    • beautify yourself for the special day

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painting

  • noun graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface
    picture.
    • a small painting by Picasso
    • he bought the painting as an investment
    • his pictures hang in the Louvre
  • noun creating a picture with paints
    • he studied painting and sculpture for many years

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classicism

  • noun a movement in literature and art during the 17th and 18th centuries in Europe that favored rationality and restraint and strict forms
    classicalism.
    • classicism often derived its models from the ancient Greeks and Romans

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georges_pierre_seurat

  • noun French painter who developed pointillism (1859-1891)
    Seurat; Georges Seurat.

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willem_de_kooning

  • noun United States painter (born in the Netherlands) who was a leading American exponent of abstract expressionism (1904-1997)
    de Kooning.

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lange

  • noun United States photographer remembered for her portraits of rural workers during the Depression (1895-1965)
    Dorothea Lange.

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impasto

  • noun painting that applies the pigment thickly so that brush or palette knife marks are visible

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decoupage

  • noun art produced by decorating a surface with cutouts and then coating it with several layers of varnish or lacquer
  • noun the art of decorating a surface with shapes or pictures and then coating it with vanish or lacquer

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colors

  • noun a flag that shows its nationality
    colours.
  • noun a distinguishing emblem
    colours.
    • his tie proclaimed his school colors

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rothko

  • noun United States abstract painter (born in Russia) whose paintings are characterized by horizontal bands of color with indistinct boundaries (1903-1970)
    Mark Rothko.

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kent

  • noun a county in southeastern England on the English Channel; formerly an Anglo-Saxon kingdom, it was the first to be colonized by the Romans
  • noun United States painter noted for his woodcuts (1882-1971)
    Rockwell Kent.

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fine

  • noun money extracted as a penalty
    amercement; mulct.
  • verb issue a ticket or a fine to as a penalty
    ticket.
    • I was fined for parking on the wrong side of the street
    • Move your car or else you will be ticketed!

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pheidias

  • noun ancient Greek sculptor (circa 500-432 BC)
    Phidias.

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music

  • noun an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
  • noun any agreeable (pleasing and harmonious) sounds
    euphony.
    • he fell asleep to the music of the wind chimes

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draughtsman

  • noun a skilled worker who draws plans of buildings or machines
    draftsperson; draftsman.

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kandinski

  • noun Russian painter who was a pioneer of abstract art (1866-1944)
    Wassily Kandinski; Kandinsky; Wassily Kandinsky.

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grotesque

  • noun art characterized by an incongruous mixture of parts of humans and animals interwoven with plants
  • adjective satellite distorted and unnatural in shape or size; abnormal and hideous
    monstrous.
    • tales of grotesque serpents eight fathoms long that churned the seas
    • twisted into monstrous shapes

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french

  • noun the Romance language spoken in France and in countries colonized by France
  • noun the people of France
    French people.

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grace

  • noun (Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who is under such divine influence
    state of grace; saving grace.
    • the conception of grace developed alongside the conception of sin
    • it was debated whether saving grace could be obtained outside the membership of the church
    • the Virgin lived in a state of grace
  • noun elegance and beauty of movement or expression
    gracility.
    • a beautiful figure which she used in subtle movements of unparalleled grace

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nontextual_matter

  • noun photographs or other visual representations in a printed publication
    graphics; art; artwork.
    • the publisher was responsible for all the artwork in the book

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james_abbott_mcneill_whistler

  • noun United States painter (1834-1903)
    Whistler.

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creative_person

  • noun a person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination
    artist.

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kandinsky

  • noun Russian painter who was a pioneer of abstract art (1866-1944)
    Wassily Kandinski; Kandinski; Wassily Kandinsky.

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derain

  • noun French painter and exponent of fauvism (1880-1954)
    Andre Derain.

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homer

  • noun a base hit on which the batter scores a run
    home run.
  • noun ancient Greek epic poet who is believed to have written the Iliad and the Odyssey (circa 850 BC)

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toulouse-lautrec

  • noun French painter who portrayed life in the cafes and music halls of Montmartre (1864-1901)
    Henri Toulouse-Lautrec.

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prowess

  • noun a superior skill that you can learn by study and practice and observation
    artistry; art.
    • the art of conversation
    • it's quite an art

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quartering

  • noun a coat of arms that occupies one quarter of an escutcheon; combining four coats of arms on one shield usually represented intermarriages
  • noun living accommodations (especially those assigned to military personnel)

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chaim_soutine

  • noun French expressionist painter (born in Lithuania) (1893-1943)
    Soutine.

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roundel

  • noun English form of rondeau having three triplets with a refrain after the first and third
  • noun round piece of armor plate that protects the armpit

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maxfield_frederick_parrish

  • noun United States painter (1870-1966)
    Parrish; Maxfield Parrish.

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de

  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
    Diamond State; Delaware; First State.

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hepworth

  • noun British sculptor (1902-1975)
    Dame Barbara Hepworth; Barbara Hepworth.

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da

  • noun an official prosecutor for a judicial district
    district attorney.

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watercolor

  • noun a painting produced with watercolors
    water-color; water-colour; watercolour.
  • noun a water-base paint (with water-soluble pigments); used by artists
    water-color; water-colour; watercolour.

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festoon

  • noun a curtain of fabric draped and bound at intervals to form graceful curves
  • noun an embellishment consisting of a decorative representation of a string of flowers suspended between two points; used on pottery or in architectural work

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romantic_movement

  • noun a movement in literature and art during the late 18th and early 19th centuries that celebrated nature rather than civilization
    Romanticism.
    • Romanticism valued imagination and emotion over rationality

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artificial_flower

  • noun a handmade imitation of a blossom

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thomas_sully

  • noun United States painter (born in England) of portraits and historical scenes (1783-1872)
    Sully.

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gem

  • noun art highly prized for its beauty or perfection
    treasure.
  • noun a crystalline rock that can be cut and polished for jewelry
    stone; gemstone.
    • he had the gem set in a ring for his wife
    • she had jewels made of all the rarest stones

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romantic

  • noun a soulful or amorous idealist
  • noun an artist of the Romantic Movement or someone influenced by Romanticism
    romanticist.

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grandma_moses

  • noun United States painter of colorful and primitive rural scenes (1860-1961)
    Moses; Anna Mary Robertson Moses.

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bar

  • noun a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter
    taproom; barroom; saloon; ginmill.
    • he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar
  • noun a counter where you can obtain food or drink
    • he bought a hot dog and a coke at the bar

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moore

  • noun United States composer of works noted for their use of the American vernacular (1893-1969)
    Douglas Moore.
  • noun English actor and comedian who appeared on television and in films (born in 1935)
    Dudley Stuart John Moore; Dudley Moore.

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artist

  • noun a person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination
    creative person.

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maxfield_parrish

  • noun United States painter (1870-1966)
    Parrish; Maxfield Frederick Parrish.

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engraver

  • noun a skilled worker who can inscribe designs or writing onto a surface by carving or etching
  • noun a printmaker who prints from an engraved printing plate

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joan_miro

  • noun Spanish surrealist painter (1893-1983)
    Miro.

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marsh

  • noun low-lying wet land with grassy vegetation; usually is a transition zone between land and water
    fen; marshland; fenland.
    • thousands of acres of marshland
    • the fens of eastern England
  • noun United States painter (1898-1954)
    Reginald Marsh.

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crocheting

  • noun needlework done by interlocking looped stitches with a hooked needle
    crochet.
  • noun creating a garment of needlework

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art

  • noun the products of human creativity; works of art collectively
    fine art.
    • an art exhibition
    • a fine collection of art
  • noun the creation of beautiful or significant things
    artistic creation; artistic production.
    • art does not need to be innovative to be good
    • I was never any good at art
    • he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully

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grant

  • noun any monetary aid
  • noun the act of providing a subsidy
    subsidization; subsidisation.

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gracility

  • noun elegance and beauty of movement or expression
    grace.
    • a beautiful figure which she used in subtle movements of unparalleled grace

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surrealism

  • noun a 20th century movement of artists and writers (developing out of dadaism) who used fantastic images and incongruous juxtapositions in order to represent unconscious thoughts and dreams

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bard

  • noun a lyric poet
  • noun an ornamental caparison for a horse

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fine_art

  • noun the products of human creativity; works of art collectively
    art.
    • an art exhibition
    • a fine collection of art

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millais

  • noun Englishman and Pre-Raphaelite painter (1829-1896)
    Sir John Everett Millais.

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george_du_maurier

  • noun English writer and illustrator; grandfather of Daphne du Maurier (1834-1896)
    George Louis Palmella Busson du Maurier; du Maurier.

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raoul_dufy

  • noun French painter noted for brightly colored scenes (1877-1953)
    Dufy.

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l._s._lowry

  • noun English painter (1887-1976)
    Laurence Stephen Lowry; Lowry.

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pyrographer

  • noun an artist who practices pyrography

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precentor

  • noun the musical director of a choir
    cantor; choirmaster.

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kazimir_malevich

  • noun Russian abstract painter (1878-1935)
    Malevich; Kazimir Severinovich Malevich.

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salvador_dali

  • noun surrealist Spanish painter (1904-1989)
    Dali.

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john_constable

  • noun English landscape painter (1776-1837)
    Constable.

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jean_francois_millet

  • noun French painter of rural scenes (1814-1875)
    Millet.

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artificial

  • adjective contrived by art rather than nature
    unreal.
    • artificial flowers
    • artificial flavoring
    • an artificial diamond
    • artificial fibers
    • artificial sweeteners
  • adjective satellite artificially formal
    contrived; stilted; hokey.
    • that artificial humility that her husband hated
    • contrived coyness
    • a stilted letter of acknowledgment
    • when people try to correct their speech they develop a stilted pronunciation

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colours

  • noun a distinguishing emblem
    colors.
    • his tie proclaimed his school colors
  • noun a flag that shows its nationality
    colors.

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donatello

  • noun Florentine sculptor famous for his lifelike sculptures (1386-1466)
    Donato di Betto Bardi.

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beautification

  • noun the act of making something more beautiful

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nevelson

  • noun United States sculptor (born in Russia) known for massive shapes of painted wood (1899-1988)
    Louise Nevelson.

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maurice_utrillo

  • noun French painter noted for his paintings of Parisian street scenes (1883-1955)
    Utrillo.

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totem_pole

  • noun a tribal emblem consisting of a pillar carved and painted with totemic figures; erected by Indian tribes of the northwest Pacific coast

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lee_krasner

  • noun United States artist remembered for her spontaneous approach to painting; she was a founder of the New York school of abstract expressionism (1908-1984)
    Krasner.

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mantegna

  • noun Italian painter and engraver noted for his frescoes (1431-1506)
    Andrea Mantegna.

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constable

  • noun a lawman with less authority and jurisdiction than a sheriff
  • noun English landscape painter (1776-1837)
    John Constable.

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yves_tanguy

  • noun United States surrealist painter (born in France) (1900-1955)
    Tanguy.

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courbet

  • noun French painter noted for his realistic depiction of everyday scenes (1819-1877)
    Gustave Courbet.

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skull_and_crossbones

  • noun emblem warning of danger or death

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marie_louise_elisabeth_vigee-lebrun

  • noun French painter noted for her portraits (1755-1842)
    Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun; Vigee-Lebrun.

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genre

  • noun a kind of literary or artistic work
  • noun a style of expressing yourself in writing
    literary genre; writing style.

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modeling

  • noun sculpture produced by molding
    mould; clay sculpture; molding; moulding; mold.
  • noun a preliminary sculpture in wax or clay from which a finished work can be copied
    moulding; modelling; molding.

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stucco

  • noun a plaster now made mostly from Portland cement and sand and lime; applied while soft to cover exterior walls or surfaces
  • verb decorate with stucco work
    • stuccoed ceilings

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adapter

  • noun a musician who adapts a composition for particular voices or instruments or for another style of performance
    arranger; transcriber.
  • noun device that enables something to be used in a way different from that for which it was intended or makes different pieces of apparatus compatible
    adaptor.

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daumier

  • noun French painter best known for his satirical lithographs of bourgeois society (1808-1879)
    Honore Daumier.

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pre-raphaelite

  • noun a painter or writer dedicated to restoring early Renaissance ideals
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of the Pre-Raphaelites
    • the Pre-Raphaelite painters

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genre_painter

  • noun a painter of scenes from everyday life

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viktor_vasarely

  • noun French painter (born in Hungary) who was a pioneer of op art (1908-1997)
    Vasarely.

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vlaminck

  • noun French painter and exponent of fauvism (1876-1958)
    Maurice de Vlaminck.

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william_holman_hunt

  • noun Englishman and Pre-Raphaelite painter (1827-1910)
    Hunt; Holman Hunt.

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color

  • noun a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect
    colour; coloring; colouring.
    • a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light
  • noun interest and variety and intensity
    vividness; colour.
    • the Puritan Period was lacking in color
    • the characters were delineated with exceptional vividness

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tracing

  • noun the act of drawing a plan or diagram or outline
  • noun a drawing created by superimposing a semitransparent sheet of paper on the original image and copying on it the lines of the original image
    trace.

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scallop

  • noun one of a series of rounded projections (or the notches between them) formed by curves along an edge (as the edge of a leaf or piece of cloth or the margin of a shell or a shriveled red blood cell observed in a hypertonic solution etc.)
    crenel; crenation; crenelle; crenature.
  • noun edible muscle of mollusks having fan-shaped shells; served broiled or poached or in salads or cream sauces
    scollop; escallop.

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pole

  • noun a long (usually round) rod of wood or metal or plastic
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Poland

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vigee-lebrun

  • noun French painter noted for her portraits (1755-1842)
    Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun; Marie Louise Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun.

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cezanne

  • noun French Post-impressionist painter who influenced modern art (especially cubism) by stressing the structural components latent in nature (1839-1906)
    Paul Cezanne.

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press_photographer

  • noun a photographer who works for a newspaper

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panel

  • noun sheet that forms a distinct (usually flat and rectangular) section or component of something
  • noun a committee appointed to judge a competition
    jury.

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rousseau

  • noun French philosopher and writer born in Switzerland; believed that the natural goodness of man was warped by society; ideas influenced the French Revolution (1712-1778)
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau.
  • noun French primitive painter (1844-1910)
    Henri Rousseau; Le Douanier Rousseau.

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arts

  • noun studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills)
    liberal arts; humanistic discipline; humanities.
    • the college of arts and sciences
  • noun the products of human creativity; works of art collectively
    art; fine art.
    • an art exhibition
    • a fine collection of art

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bend_dexter

  • noun diagonal line traversing a shield from the upper right corner to the lower left
    bend.

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union

  • noun an organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer
    trades union; brotherhood; labor union; trade union.
    • you have to join the union in order to get a job
  • noun the United States (especially the northern states during the American Civil War)
    North.
    • he has visited every state in the Union
    • Lee hoped to detach Maryland from the Union
    • the North's superior resources turned the scale

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auguste_rodin

  • noun French sculptor noted for his renderings of the human form (1840-1917)
    Francois Auguste Rene Rodin; Rodin.

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drafting

  • noun writing a first version to be filled out and polished later
  • noun the craft of drawing blueprints
    mechanical drawing.

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marc_chagall

  • noun French painter (born in Russia) noted for his imagery and brilliant colors (1887-1985)
    Chagall.

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applique

  • noun a decorative design made of one material sewn over another
  • verb sew on as a decoration

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jean_baptiste_camille_corot

  • noun French painter of Italian landscapes (1796-1875)
    Corot.

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benvenuto_cellini

  • noun Italian sculptor (1500-1571)
    Cellini.

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corot

  • noun French painter of Italian landscapes (1796-1875)
    Jean Baptiste Camille Corot.

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flight

  • noun a formation of aircraft in flight
  • noun an instance of traveling by air
    flying.
    • flying was still an exciting adventure for him

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limner

  • noun a painter or drawer of portraits
    portraitist; portrayer; portrait painter.

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modelling

  • noun a preliminary sculpture in wax or clay from which a finished work can be copied
    modeling; moulding; molding.
  • noun the act of representing something (usually on a smaller scale)
    modeling; model.

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maurice_de_vlaminck

  • noun French painter and exponent of fauvism (1876-1958)
    Vlaminck.

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fess

  • noun (heraldry) an ordinary consisting of a broad horizontal band across a shield
    fesse.
  • noun a city in north central Morocco; religious center
    Fez; Fes.

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graphics

  • noun photographs or other visual representations in a printed publication
    nontextual matter; art; artwork.
    • the publisher was responsible for all the artwork in the book
  • noun the drawings and photographs in the layout of a book

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oil_painting

  • noun a picture painted with oil paints
  • noun the art or method of painting with oil paints

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aviation

  • noun the aggregation of a country's military aircraft
    air power.
  • noun the operation of aircraft to provide transportation

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andrew_wyeth

  • noun United States painter (born in 1917)
    Wyeth.

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hassam

  • noun United States painter noted for brilliant colors and bold brushwork (1859-1935)
    Frederick Childe Hassam; Childe Hassam.

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cellini

  • noun Italian sculptor (1500-1571)
    Benvenuto Cellini.

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painter

  • noun an artist who paints
  • noun a worker who is employed to cover objects with paint

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thomas_crawford

  • noun United States neoclassical sculptor (1814-1857)
    Crawford.

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ventriloquism

  • noun the art of projecting your voice so that it seems to come from another source (as from a ventriloquist's dummy)
    ventriloquy.

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decalcomania

  • noun either a design that is fixed to some surface or a paper bearing the design which is to be transferred to the surface
    decal.
  • noun the art of transfering designs from specially prepared paper to a wood or glass or metal surface

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minimal_art

  • noun an art movement in sculpture and painting that began in the 1950s and emphasized extreme simplification of form and color
    minimalism; reductivism.

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wyeth

  • noun United States painter (born in 1917)
    Andrew Wyeth.

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taking

  • noun the act of someone who picks up or takes something
    pickings.
    • the pickings were easy
    • clothing could be had for the taking
  • verb carry out
    take.
    • take action
    • take steps
    • take vengeance

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trumbull

  • noun American Revolutionary leader who as governor of Connecticut provided supplies for the Continental Army (1710-1785)
    Jonathan Trumbull.
  • noun American painter of historical scenes (1756-1843)
    John Trumbull.

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fleur-de-lis

  • noun plants with sword-shaped leaves and erect stalks bearing bright-colored flowers composed of three petals and three drooping sepals
    iris; flag; sword lily.
  • noun (heraldry) charge consisting of a conventionalized representation of an iris
    fleur-de-lys.

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colophon

  • noun a publisher's emblem printed in a book (usually on the title page)

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eristic

  • noun a person who disputes; who is good at or enjoys controversy
    disputant; controversialist.
  • noun the art of logical disputation (especially if specious)

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jackson_pollock

  • noun United States artist famous for painting with a drip technique; a leader of abstract expressionism in America (1912-1956)
    Pollock.

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al_hirschfeld

  • noun United States artist noted for his line-drawn caricatures (1904-2003)
    Hirschfeld.

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wood

  • noun the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
  • noun the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
    woods; forest.

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louis_comfort_tiffany

  • noun United States artist who developed Tiffany glass (1848-1933)
    Tiffany.

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jasper_johns

  • noun United States artist and proponent of pop art (born in 1930)
    Johns.

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elisabeth_vigee-lebrun

  • noun French painter noted for her portraits (1755-1842)
    Vigee-Lebrun; Marie Louise Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun.

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amedeo_modigliano

  • noun Italian painter and sculptor (1884-1920)
    Modigliani.

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miniature

  • noun painting or drawing included in a book (especially in illuminated medieval manuscripts)
    illumination.
  • noun a copy that reproduces a person or thing in greatly reduced size
    toy.

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fortification

  • noun defensive structure consisting of walls or mounds built around a stronghold to strengthen it
    munition.
  • noun the art or science of strengthening defenses

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portrait_painter

  • noun a painter or drawer of portraits
    portraitist; limner; portrayer.

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modigliani

  • noun Italian painter and sculptor (1884-1920)
    Amedeo Modigliano.

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inquiry

  • noun a search for knowledge
    enquiry; research.
    • their pottery deserves more research than it has received
  • noun an instance of questioning
    enquiry; interrogation; question; query.
    • there was a question about my training
    • we made inquiries of all those who were present

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miro

  • noun New Zealand conifer used for lumber; the dark wood is used for interior carpentry
    Podocarpus ferruginea; black pine; Prumnopitys ferruginea.
  • noun Spanish surrealist painter (1893-1983)
    Joan Miro.

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taxidermy

  • noun the art of mounting the skins of animals so that they have lifelike appearance

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gilbert_stuart

  • noun United States painter best known for his portraits of George Washington (1755-1828)
    Gilbert Charles Stuart; Stuart.

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heraldry

  • noun the study and classification of armorial bearings and the tracing of genealogies
  • noun emblem indicating the right of a person to bear arms

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oil

  • noun a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water
  • noun oil paint containing pigment that is used by an artist
    oil color; oil colour.

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knitting

  • noun needlework created by interlacing yarn in a series of connected loops using straight eyeless needles or by machine
    knit; knitwork.
  • noun creating knitted wear

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rodin

  • noun French sculptor noted for his renderings of the human form (1840-1917)
    Francois Auguste Rene Rodin; Auguste Rodin.

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camera

  • noun equipment for taking photographs (usually consisting of a lightproof box with a lens at one end and light-sensitive film at the other)
    photographic camera.
  • noun television equipment consisting of a lens system that focuses an image on a photosensitive mosaic that is scanned by an electron beam
    television camera; tv camera.

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hang

  • noun a special way of doing something
    knack; bent.
    • he had a bent for it
    • he had a special knack for getting into trouble
    • he couldn't get the hang of it
  • noun the way a garment hangs
    • he adjusted the hang of his coat

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duchamp

  • noun French artist who immigrated to the United States; a leader in the dada movement in New York City; was first to exhibit commonplace objects as art (1887-1968)
    Marcel Duchamp.

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director

  • noun someone who controls resources and expenditures
    manager; managing director.
  • noun member of a board of directors

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needlecraft

  • noun a creation created or assembled by needle and thread
    needlework.
  • noun work (such as sewing or embroidery) that is done with a needle
    needlework.

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andrea_mantegna

  • noun Italian painter and engraver noted for his frescoes (1431-1506)
    Mantegna.

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cinematographer

  • noun a photographer who operates a movie camera
    cameraman; camera operator.

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audubon

  • noun United States ornithologist and artist (born in Haiti) noted for his paintings of birds of America (1785-1851)
    John James Audubon.

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henri_emile_benoit_matisse

  • noun French painter and sculptor; leading figure of fauvism (1869-1954)
    Henri Matisse; Matisse.

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herbert

  • noun United States musician and composer and conductor noted for his comic operas (1859-1924)
    Victor Herbert.

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george_louis_palmella_busson_du_maurier

  • noun English writer and illustrator; grandfather of Daphne du Maurier (1834-1896)
    George du Maurier; du Maurier.

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minstrelsy

  • noun a troupe of minstrels
  • noun ballads sung by minstrels

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blazonry

  • noun the official symbols of a family, state, etc.
    coat of arms; arms; blazon.

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colour

  • noun any material used for its color
    color; coloring material; colouring material.
    • she used a different color for the trim
  • noun a race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks)
    color; people of color; people of colour.

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rockwell

  • noun United States illustrator whose works present a sentimental idealized view of everyday life (1894-1978)
    Norman Rockwell.

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millet

  • noun any of various small-grained annual cereal and forage grasses of the genera Panicum, Echinochloa, Setaria, Sorghum, and Eleusine
  • noun French painter of rural scenes (1814-1875)
    Jean Francois Millet.

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person

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a human body (usually including the clothing)
    • a weapon was hidden on his person

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max_ernst

  • noun painter (born in Germany, resident of France and the United States) who was a cofounder of dadaism; developed the technique of collage (1891-1976)
    Ernst.

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model

  • noun a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process
    framework; theoretical account.
    • the computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems
  • noun a type of product
    • his car was an old model

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drawing

  • noun an illustration that is drawn by hand and published in a book, magazine, or newspaper
    • it is shown by the drawing in Fig. 7
  • noun a representation of forms or objects on a surface by means of lines
    • drawings of abstract forms
    • he did complicated pen-and-ink drawings like medieval miniatures

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segal

  • noun United States sculptor (born in 1924)
    George Segal.

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benjamin_shahn

  • noun United States artist whose work reflected social and political themes (1898-1969)
    Shahn; Ben Shahn.

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mathew_b._brady

  • noun United States pioneer photographer famous for his portraits; was the official Union photographer for the American Civil War (1823-1896)
    Brady.

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giovanni_lorenzo_bernini

  • noun Italian sculptor and architect of the baroque period in Italy; designed many churches and chapels and tombs and fountains (1598-1680)
    Bernini.

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emblazon

  • verb decorate with colors
    color; colour.
    • color the walls with paint in warm tones
  • verb decorate with heraldic arms
    blazon.

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portrayer

  • noun a painter or drawer of portraits
    portraitist; limner; portrait painter.

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frank_philip_stella

  • noun United States minimalist painter (born in 1936)
    Stella; Frank Stella.

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sargent

  • noun United States painter (born in Italy) known for his society portraits (1856-1925)
    John Singer Sargent.

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symbolism

  • noun a system of symbols and symbolic representations
  • noun the practice of investing things with symbolic meaning
    symbolization; symbolisation.

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reginald_marsh

  • noun United States painter (1898-1954)
    Marsh.

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edouard_manet

  • noun French painter whose work influenced the impressionists (1832-1883)
    Manet.

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dufy

  • noun French painter noted for brightly colored scenes (1877-1953)
    Raoul Dufy.

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tobey

  • noun United States abstract painter influenced by oriental calligraphy (1890-1976)
    Mark Tobey.

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goya_y_lucientes

  • noun Spanish painter well known for his portraits and for his satires (1746-1828)
    Goya; Francisco Jose de Goya y Lucientes; Francisco de Goya; Francisco Jose de Goya; Francisco Goya.

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watercolour

  • noun water-soluble pigment
    watercolor; water-color; water-colour.
  • noun a water-base paint (with water-soluble pigments); used by artists
    watercolor; water-color; water-colour.

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david_roland_smith

  • noun United States sculptor (1906-1965)
    David Smith; Smith.

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isamu_noguchi

  • noun United States sculptor (1904-1988)
    Noguchi.

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armorial_bearing

  • noun heraldry consisting of a design or image depicted on a shield
    bearing; charge; heraldic bearing.

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snap

  • noun the act of catching an object with the hands
    catch; grab; snatch.
    • Mays made the catch with his back to the plate
    • he made a grab for the ball before it landed
    • Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away
    • the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion
  • noun a spell of cold weather
    • a cold snap in the middle of May

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sully

  • noun United States painter (born in England) of portraits and historical scenes (1783-1872)
    Thomas Sully.
  • noun French statesman (1560-1641)
    Maxmilien de Bethune; Duc de Sully.

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puppetry

  • noun the art of making puppets and presenting puppet shows
  • noun a stilted dramatic performance (as if by puppets)

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symbolist

  • noun a member of an artistic movement that expressed ideas indirectly via symbols
  • noun someone skilled in the interpretation or representation of symbols
    symboliser; symbolizer.

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pointillist

  • noun a painter who uses the technique of pointillism
  • adjective satellite of or relating to pointillism
    pointillistic.

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eugene_delacroix

  • noun French romantic painter (1798-1863)
    Ferdinand Victor Eugene Delacroix; Delacroix.

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van_gogh

  • noun Dutch Post-impressionist painter noted for his use of color (1853-1890)
    Gogh; Vincent van Gogh.

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molding

  • noun the act of creating something by casting it in a mold
    casting.
  • noun a decorative strip used for ornamentation or finishing
    moulding.

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li

  • noun a soft silver-white univalent element of the alkali metal group; the lightest metal known; occurs in several minerals
    lithium; atomic number 3.
  • noun Chinese distance measure; approximately 0.5 kilometers

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malvina_hoffman

  • noun United States sculptor (1887-1966)
    Hoffman.

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fesse

  • noun (heraldry) an ordinary consisting of a broad horizontal band across a shield
    fess.

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press

  • noun the state of demanding notice or attention
    pressure; insistency; imperativeness; insistence.
    • the insistence of their hunger
    • the press of business matters
  • noun the print media responsible for gathering and publishing news in the form of newspapers or magazines
    public press.

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stylist

  • noun an artist who is a master of a particular style
  • noun someone who cuts or beautifies hair
    hairstylist; styler; hairdresser.

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arp

  • noun Alsatian artist and poet who was cofounder of dadaism in Zurich; noted for abstract organic sculptures (1887-1966)
    Jean Arp; Hans Arp.

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phidias

  • noun ancient Greek sculptor (circa 500-432 BC)
    Pheidias.

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david_alfaro_siqueiros

  • noun Mexican painter of murals depicting protest and revolution (1896-1974)
    David Siqueiros; Siqueiros.

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lichtenstein

  • noun United States painter who was a leading exponent of pop art (1923-1997)
    Roy Lichtenstein.

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lowry

  • noun English painter (1887-1976)
    Laurence Stephen Lowry; L. S. Lowry.
  • noun English novelist (1909-1957)
    Malcolm Lowry; Clarence Malcolm Lowry.

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old_master

  • noun a great European painter prior to 19th century

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steichen

  • noun United States photographer who pioneered artistic photography (1879-1973)
    Edward Jean Steichen.

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malevich

  • noun Russian abstract painter (1878-1935)
    Kazimir Severinovich Malevich; Kazimir Malevich.

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pavement

  • noun the paved surface of a thoroughfare
    paving.
  • noun material used to pave an area
    paving material; paving.

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sir_jacob_epstein

  • noun British sculptor (born in the United States) noted for busts and large controversial works (1880-1959)
    Epstein; Jacob Epstein.

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lorado_taft

  • noun United States sculptor (1860-1936)
    Taft.

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old

  • noun past times (especially in the phrase `in days of old')
  • adjective (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age
    • his mother is very old
    • a ripe old age
    • how old are you?

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vanessa_bell

  • noun English painter; sister of Virginia Woolf; prominent member of the Bloomsbury Group (1879-1961)
    Vanessa Stephen; Bell.

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frederic_auguste_bartholdi

  • noun French sculptor best known for creating the Statue of Liberty now in New York harbor
    Bartholdi.

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west

  • noun the countries of (originally) Europe and (now including) North America and South America
    Occident.
  • noun the cardinal compass point that is a 270 degrees
    due west; W; westward.

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creation

  • noun the human act of creating
    creative activity.
  • noun an artifact that has been brought into existence by someone

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delacroix

  • noun French romantic painter (1798-1863)
    Eugene Delacroix; Ferdinand Victor Eugene Delacroix.

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francisco_jose_de_goya

  • noun Spanish painter well known for his portraits and for his satires (1746-1828)
    Goya; Goya y Lucientes; Francisco Jose de Goya y Lucientes; Francisco de Goya; Francisco Goya.

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georgia_okeeffe

  • noun United States painter (1887-1986)
    O'Keeffe.

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orff

  • noun German musician who developed a widely used system for teaching music to children (1895-1982)
    Carl Orff.

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minium

  • noun a reddish oxide of lead (Pb3O4) used as a pigment in paints and in glass and ceramics
    red lead.

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mark_tobey

  • noun United States abstract painter influenced by oriental calligraphy (1890-1976)
    Tobey.

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motherwell

  • noun United States abstract expressionist painter (1915-1991)
    Robert Motherwell.

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klimt

  • noun Austrian painter influenced by art nouveau (1862-1918)
    Gustav Klimt.

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jacques_louis_david

  • noun French neoclassical painter who actively supported the French Revolution (1748-1825)
    David.

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lead

  • noun an advantage held by a competitor in a race
    • he took the lead at the last turn
  • noun a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element; bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes readily to dull grey
    Pb; atomic number 82.
    • the children were playing with lead soldiers

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duncan_grant

  • noun Scottish painter; cousin of Lytton Strachey and member of the Bloomsbury Group (1885-1978)
    Duncan James Corrow Grant; Grant.

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robert_motherwell

  • noun United States abstract expressionist painter (1915-1991)
    Motherwell.

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thrower

  • noun a person who twists silk or rayon filaments into a thread or yarn
    throwster.
  • noun someone who projects something (especially by a rapid motion of the arm)

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symbolisation

  • noun the use of symbols to convey meaning
    symbolization.
  • noun something visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisible
    symbolization; symbol; symbolic representation.
    • the eagle is a symbol of the United States

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creative

  • adjective having the ability or power to create
    originative.
    • a creative imagination
  • adjective satellite promoting construction or creation
    • creative work

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sewing

  • noun joining or attaching by stitches
    stitching.
  • noun needlework on which you are working with needle and thread
    stitchery.
    • she put her sewing back in the basket

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oenology

  • noun the art of wine making
    enology.

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gogh

  • noun Dutch Post-impressionist painter noted for his use of color (1853-1890)
    van Gogh; Vincent van Gogh.

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hablot_knight_browne

  • noun English illustrator of several of Dickens' novels (1815-1882)
    Phiz; Browne.

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pablo_picasso

  • noun prolific and influential Spanish artist who lived in France (1881-1973)
    Picasso.

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minimal

  • adjective the least possible
    minimum.
    • needed to enforce minimal standards
    • her grades were minimal
    • minimum wage
    • a minimal charge for the service

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cameraman

  • noun a photographer who operates a movie camera
    cinematographer; camera operator.

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esthetic

  • noun (philosophy) a philosophical theory as to what is beautiful
    aesthetic.
    • he despised the esthetic of minimalism
  • adjective concerning or characterized by an appreciation of beauty or good taste
    esthetical; aesthetical; aesthetic.
    • the aesthetic faculties
    • an aesthetic person
    • aesthetic feeling
    • the illustrations made the book an aesthetic success

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giorgio_vasari

  • noun Italian painter and art historian (1511-1574)
    Vasari.

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brady

  • noun United States pioneer photographer famous for his portraits; was the official Union photographer for the American Civil War (1823-1896)
    Mathew B. Brady.
  • noun United States financier noted for his love of diamonds and his extravagant lifestyle (1856-1917)
    James Buchanan Brady; Diamond Jim Brady; Diamond Jim.

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benton

  • noun United States artist whose paintings portrayed life in the Midwest and South (1889-1975)
    Thomas Hart Benton.
  • noun United States legislator who opposed the use of paper currency (1782-1858)
    Thomas Hart Benton; Old Bullion.

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illustration

  • noun artwork that helps make something clear or attractive
  • noun showing by example
    exemplification.

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david

  • noun patron saint of Wales (circa 520-600)
    Saint David; St. David.
  • noun French neoclassical painter who actively supported the French Revolution (1748-1825)
    Jacques Louis David.

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edward_lear

  • noun British artist and writer of nonsense verse (1812-1888)
    Lear.

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davis

  • noun English navigator who explored the Arctic while searching for the Northwest Passage (1550-1605)
    Davys; John Davys; John Davis.
  • noun United States painter who developed an American version of cubism (1894-1964)
    Stuart Davis.

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weaving

  • noun creating fabric
  • verb interlace by or as if by weaving
    interweave; weave.

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topiary

  • noun a garden having shrubs clipped or trimmed into decorative shapes especially of animals
  • noun making decorative shapes by trimming shrubs or trees

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kitsch

  • noun excessively garish or sentimental art; usually considered in bad taste

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red_lead

  • noun a reddish oxide of lead (Pb3O4) used as a pigment in paints and in glass and ceramics
    minium.

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lensman

  • noun someone who takes photographs professionally
    photographer.

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plastic

  • noun generic name for certain synthetic or semisynthetic materials that can be molded or extruded into objects or films or filaments or used for making e.g. coatings and adhesives
  • noun a card (usually plastic) that assures a seller that the person using it has a satisfactory credit rating and that the issuer will see to it that the seller receives payment for the merchandise delivered
    charge plate; charge card; credit card.
    • do you take plastic?

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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fringe

  • noun the outside boundary or surface of something
    outer boundary; periphery.
  • noun a part of the city far removed from the center
    outskirt.
    • they built a factory on the outskirts of the city

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hokusai

  • noun Japanese painter whose work influenced the impressionists (1760-1849)
    Katsushika Hokusai.

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barbara_hepworth

  • noun British sculptor (1902-1975)
    Dame Barbara Hepworth; Hepworth.

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fauvist

  • noun a member of a group of French painters who followed fauvism
    Fauve.

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tatting

  • noun needlework consisting of handmade lace made by looping and knotting a single thread on a small shuttle
  • noun the act or art of making handmade lace
    lace making.

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fernand_leger

  • noun French painter who was an early cubist (1881-1955)
    Leger.

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chirico

  • noun Italian painter (born in Greece) whose deep shadows and barren landscapes strongly influenced the surrealists (1888-1978)
    Giorgio de Chirico.

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portrait

  • noun a word picture of a person's appearance and character
    portrayal; portraiture.
  • noun any likeness of a person, in any medium
    portrayal.
    • the photographer made excellent portraits

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vincent_van_gogh

  • noun Dutch Post-impressionist painter noted for his use of color (1853-1890)
    van Gogh; Gogh.

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claes_thure_oldenburg

  • noun United States sculptor (born in Sweden); a leader of the pop art movement who was noted for giant sculptures of common objects (born in 1929)
    Claes Oldenburg; Oldenburg.

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gastronomy

  • noun a particular style of cookery (as of a region)
    • New England gastronomy
  • noun the art and practice of choosing and preparing and eating good food

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pollock

  • noun United States artist famous for painting with a drip technique; a leader of abstract expressionism in America (1912-1956)
    Jackson Pollock.
  • noun lean white flesh of North Atlantic fish; similar to codfish
    pollack.

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carving

  • noun a sculpture created by removing material (as wood or ivory or stone) in order to create a desired shape
  • noun removing parts from hard material to create a desired pattern or shape
    cutting.

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operator

  • noun (mathematics) a symbol or function representing a mathematical operation
  • noun an agent that operates some apparatus or machine
    manipulator.
    • the operator of the switchboard

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pyrography

  • noun the act of producing drawings on wood or leather by using heated tools or a fine flame

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van

  • noun any creative group active in the innovation and application of new concepts and techniques in a given field (especially in the arts)
    vanguard; avant-garde; new wave.
  • noun the leading units moving at the head of an army
    vanguard.

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lawrence

  • noun Roman martyr; supposedly Lawrence was ordered by the police to give up the church's treasure and when he responded by presenting the poor people of Rome he was roasted to death on a gridiron (died in 258)
    St. Lawrence; Saint Lawrence; Laurentius.
  • noun Welsh soldier who from 1916 to 1918 organized the Arab revolt against the Turks; he later wrote an account of his adventures (1888-1935)
    Thomas Edward Lawrence; T. E. Lawrence; Lawrence of Arabia.

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ceramist

  • noun a craftsman who shapes pottery on a potter's wheel and bakes them it a kiln
    thrower; potter; ceramicist.

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picture_taking

  • noun the act of taking and printing photographs
    photography.

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reynolds

  • noun English portrait painter and first president of the Royal Academy (1723-1792)
    Sir Joshua Reynolds.

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gainsborough

  • noun English portrait and landscape painter (1727-1788)
    Thomas Gainsborough.

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winslow_homer

  • noun United States painter best known for his seascapes (1836-1910)
    Homer.

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calder

  • noun United States sculptor who first created mobiles and stabiles (1898-1976)
    Alexander Calder.

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leonardo_da_vinci

  • noun Italian painter and sculptor and engineer and scientist and architect; the most versatile genius of the Italian Renaissance (1452-1519)
    da Vinci; Leonardo.

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parrish

  • noun United States painter (1870-1966)
    Maxfield Parrish; Maxfield Frederick Parrish.

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ernst_ludwig_kirchner

  • noun German expressionist painter (1880-1938)
    Kirchner.

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rockwell_kent

  • noun United States painter noted for his woodcuts (1882-1971)
    Kent.

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stuart_davis

  • noun United States painter who developed an American version of cubism (1894-1964)
    Davis.

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soutine

  • noun French expressionist painter (born in Lithuania) (1893-1943)
    Chaim Soutine.

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edvard_munch

  • noun Norwegian painter (1863-1944)
    Munch.

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filet

  • noun a boneless steak cut from the tenderloin of beef
    fillet.
  • noun a longitudinal slice or boned side of a fish
    fish filet; fish fillet; fillet.

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edward_weston

  • noun United States photographer(1886-1958)
    Weston.

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picasso

  • noun prolific and influential Spanish artist who lived in France (1881-1973)
    Pablo Picasso.

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line

  • noun a formation of people or things one beside another
    • the line of soldiers advanced with their bayonets fixed
    • they were arrayed in line of battle
    • the cast stood in line for the curtain call
  • noun a mark that is long relative to its width
    • He drew a line on the chart

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classicalism

  • noun a movement in literature and art during the 17th and 18th centuries in Europe that favored rationality and restraint and strict forms
    classicism.
    • classicism often derived its models from the ancient Greeks and Romans

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tanguy

  • noun United States surrealist painter (born in France) (1900-1955)
    Yves Tanguy.

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illustrator

  • noun an artist who makes illustrations (for books or magazines or advertisements etc.)

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armorial

  • adjective of or relating to heraldry or heraldic arms
    • armorial bearing

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bell

  • noun a hollow device made of metal that makes a ringing sound when struck
  • noun a push button at an outer door that gives a ringing or buzzing signal when pushed
    buzzer; doorbell.

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arranger

  • noun a person who brings order and organization to an enterprise
    organizer; organiser.
    • she was the organizer of the meeting
  • noun a musician who adapts a composition for particular voices or instruments or for another style of performance
    adapter; transcriber.

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draftsman

  • noun a skilled worker who draws plans of buildings or machines
    draughtsman; draftsperson.
  • noun an artist skilled at drawing
    drawer.

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gauguin

  • noun French Post-impressionist painter who worked in the South Pacific (1848-1903)
    Paul Gauguin.

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scenic_artist

  • noun an artist specializing in scenic subjects
    scene painter.

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trim

  • noun a state of arrangement or appearance
    trimness.
    • in good trim
  • noun a decoration or adornment on a garment
    passementerie; trimming.
    • the trimming on a hat
    • the trim on a shirt

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bearing

  • noun relevant relation or interconnection
    • those issues have no bearing on our situation
  • noun the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies
    aim; heading.

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carver

  • noun makes decorative wooden panels
    woodcarver.
  • noun United States botanist and agricultural chemist who developed many uses for peanuts and soy beans and sweet potatoes (1864-1943)
    George Washington Carver.

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classic

  • noun a creation of the highest excellence
  • noun an artist who has created classic works

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water-color

  • noun water-soluble pigment
    watercolor; water-colour; watercolour.
  • noun a water-base paint (with water-soluble pigments); used by artists
    watercolor; water-colour; watercolour.

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abstract

  • noun a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance
    abstraction.
    • he loved her only in the abstract--not in person
  • noun a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory
    precis; synopsis; outline.

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cross

  • noun a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece
  • noun a marking that consists of lines that cross each other
    crisscross; mark.

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photography

  • noun the act of taking and printing photographs
    picture taking.
  • noun the process of producing images of objects on photosensitive surfaces

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vanessa_stephen

  • noun English painter; sister of Virginia Woolf; prominent member of the Bloomsbury Group (1879-1961)
    Vanessa Bell; Bell.

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mold

  • noun the distinctive form in which a thing is made
    mould; cast; stamp.
    • pottery of this cast was found throughout the region
  • noun container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens
    mould; cast.

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lithography

  • noun a method of planographic printing from a metal or stone surface
  • noun the act of making a lithographic print

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pipe

  • noun a tube with a small bowl at one end; used for smoking tobacco
    tobacco pipe.
  • noun a long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry water or oil or gas etc.
    piping; pipage.

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vuillard

  • noun French painter (1868-1940)
    Edouard Vuillard; Jean Edouard Vuillard.

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louise_nevelson

  • noun United States sculptor (born in Russia) known for massive shapes of painted wood (1899-1988)
    Nevelson.

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john_singleton_copley

  • noun American painter who did portraits of Paul Revere and John Hancock before fleeing to England to avoid the American Revolution (1738-1815)
    John Copley; Copley.

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water-colour

  • noun water-soluble pigment
    watercolor; water-color; watercolour.
  • noun a water-base paint (with water-soluble pigments); used by artists
    watercolor; water-color; watercolour.

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postimpressionist

  • noun an artist of the Postimpressionist school who revolted against Impressionism
    Post-impressionist.

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annulet

  • noun (heraldry) a charge in the shape of a circle
    roundel.
    • a hollow roundel
  • noun molding in the form of a ring; at top of a column
    bandelette; square and rabbet; bandelet; bandlet.

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caparison

  • noun stable gear consisting of a decorated covering for a horse, especially (formerly) for a warhorse
    housing; trapping.
  • verb put a caparison on
    dress up; barde; bard.
    • caparison the horses for the festive occasion

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mark_rothko

  • noun United States abstract painter (born in Russia) whose paintings are characterized by horizontal bands of color with indistinct boundaries (1903-1970)
    Rothko.

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utrillo

  • noun French painter noted for his paintings of Parisian street scenes (1883-1955)
    Maurice Utrillo.

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alfred_stieglitz

  • noun United States photographer (1864-1946)
    Stieglitz.

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draw

  • noun a gully that is shallower than a ravine
  • noun an entertainer who attracts large audiences
    attraction; drawing card; attracter; attractor.
    • he was the biggest drawing card they had

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graphic_artist

  • noun an artist who designs and makes prints
    printmaker.

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garland

  • noun an anthology of short literary pieces and poems and ballads etc.
    florilegium; miscellany.
  • noun United States singer and film actress (1922-1969)
    Judy Garland.

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magritte

  • noun Belgian surrealist painter (1898-1967)
    Rene Magritte.

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hunt

  • noun Englishman and Pre-Raphaelite painter (1827-1910)
    William Holman Hunt; Holman Hunt.
  • noun United States architect (1827-1895)
    Richard Morris Hunt.

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francois_auguste_rene_rodin

  • noun French sculptor noted for his renderings of the human form (1840-1917)
    Auguste Rodin; Rodin.

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john_copley

  • noun American painter who did portraits of Paul Revere and John Hancock before fleeing to England to avoid the American Revolution (1738-1815)
    John Singleton Copley; Copley.

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flower

  • noun a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
  • noun reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
    blossom; bloom.

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howard_pyle

  • noun United States writer and illustrator of children's books (1853-1911)
    Pyle.

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taft

  • noun United States sculptor (1860-1936)
    Lorado Taft.
  • noun 27th President of the United States and later chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1857-1930)
    President Taft; William Howard Taft.

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degas

  • noun French impressionist painter (1834-1917)
    Edgar Degas; Hilaire Germain Edgar Degas.
  • verb remove gas from

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jewel

  • noun a precious or semiprecious stone incorporated into a piece of jewelry
    precious stone; gem.
  • noun a person who is as brilliant and precious as a piece of jewelry
    gem.

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commercial_artist

  • noun an illustrator who is supported by advertising

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sir_joshua_reynolds

  • noun English portrait painter and first president of the Royal Academy (1723-1792)
    Reynolds.

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michelangelo_buonarroti

  • noun Florentine sculptor and painter and architect; one of the outstanding figures of the Renaissance (1475-1564)
    Michelangelo.

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turner

  • noun United States slave and insurrectionist who in 1831 led a rebellion of slaves in Virginia; he was captured and executed (1800-1831)
    Nat Turner.
  • noun United States endocrinologist (1892-1970)
    Henry Hubert Turner.

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epstein

  • noun British sculptor (born in the United States) noted for busts and large controversial works (1880-1959)
    Sir Jacob Epstein; Jacob Epstein.

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