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poster_colour

  • noun pigment mixed with water-soluble glutinous materials such as size and egg yolk
    poster paint; poster color; tempera.

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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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portraying

  • noun a representation by picture or portraiture
    depiction; portrayal; depicting.
  • verb portray in words
    portray.
    • The book portrays the actor as a selfish person

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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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anthony_vandyke

  • noun Flemish painter of numerous portraits (1599-1641)
    Van Dyck; Sir Anthony Vandyke; Vandyke.

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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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dance

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

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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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chrome_green

  • noun any of a class of green pigments consisting of chrome yellow and iron blue
  • noun a brilliant green color

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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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van_eyck

  • noun Flemish painter who was a founder of the Flemish school of painting and who pioneered modern techniques of oil painting (1390-1441)
    Jan van Eyck; Eyck.

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classic

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

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zinc

  • noun a bluish-white lustrous metallic element; brittle at ordinary temperatures but malleable when heated; used in a wide variety of alloys and in galvanizing iron; it occurs naturally as zinc sulphide in zinc blende
    atomic number 30; Zn.
  • verb coat or cover with zinc

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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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hemosiderin

  • noun a granular brown substance composed of ferric oxide; left from the breakdown of hemoglobin; can be a sign of disturbed iron metabolism
    haemosiderin.

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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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hassam

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

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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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graph

  • noun a visual representation of the relations between certain quantities plotted with reference to a set of axes
    graphical record.
  • verb represent by means of a graph
    chart.
    • chart the data

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cobalt_ultramarine

  • noun greenish-blue pigment consisting essentially of cobalt oxide and alumina
    cobalt blue.

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eyck

  • noun Flemish painter who was a founder of the Flemish school of painting and who pioneered modern techniques of oil painting (1390-1441)
    Jan van Eyck; van Eyck.

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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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literary

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of literature
    • literary criticism
  • adjective satellite knowledgeable about literature
    • a literary style

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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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porphyrin

  • noun any of various pigments distributed widely in living tissues

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ingres

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

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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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thomas_crawford

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

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presentation

  • noun the activity of formally presenting something (as a prize or reward)
    • she gave the trophy but he made the presentation
  • noun a show or display; the act of presenting something to sight or view
    demonstration; presentment.
    • the presentation of new data
    • he gave the customer a demonstration

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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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tanka

  • noun a form of Japanese poetry; the 1st and 3rd lines have five syllables and the 2nd, 4th, and 5th have seven syllables
  • noun a Tibetan religious painting on fabric

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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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chlorophyl

  • noun any of a group of green pigments found in photosynthetic organisms; there are four naturally occurring forms
    chlorophyll.

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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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sandro_botticelli

  • noun Italian painter of mythological and religious paintings (1444-1510)
    Botticelli; Alessandro di Mariano dei Filipepi.

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mastership

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

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heme

  • noun a complex red organic pigment containing iron and other atoms to which oxygen binds
    hematin; haem; protoheme; haemitin.

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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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yellow

  • noun yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons
    yellowness.
  • verb turn yellow
    • The pages of the book began to yellow

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alexander_calder

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

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cobalt

  • noun a hard ferromagnetic silver-white bivalent or trivalent metallic element; a trace element in plant and animal nutrition
    atomic number 27; Co.

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bathos

  • noun triteness or triviality of style
  • noun insincere pathos
    mawkishness.

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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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skilled_worker

  • noun a worker who has acquired special skills
    trained worker; skilled workman.

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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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sand

  • noun a loose material consisting of grains of rock or coral
  • noun French writer known for works concerning women's rights and independence (1804-1876)
    Amandine Aurore Lucie Dupin; Baroness Dudevant; George Sand.

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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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lithograph_machine

  • noun duplicator that prints by lithography; a flat surface (of stone or metal) is treated to absorb or repel ink in the desired pattern
    lithograph.

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naturalism

  • noun (philosophy) the doctrine that the world can be understood in scientific terms without recourse to spiritual or supernatural explanations
  • noun an artistic movement in 19th century France; artists and writers strove for detailed realistic and factual description
    realism.

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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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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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self-expression

  • noun the expression of one's individuality (usually through creative activities)

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portraitist

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

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brueghel

  • noun Flemish painter of landscapes (1525-1569)
    Breughel; Pieter Breughel; Pieter Brueghel; Pieter Brueghel the Elder; Pieter Bruegel; Bruegel; Breughel the Elder.

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l'oeil

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sulfide

  • noun a compound of sulphur and some other element that is more electropositive
    sulphide.

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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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giorgio_vasari

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

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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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blue

  • noun blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime
    blueness.
    • he had eyes of bright blue
  • noun blue clothing
    • she was wearing blue

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serigraphy

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

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turn

  • noun a circular segment of a curve
    twist; crook; bend.
    • a bend in the road
    • a crook in the path
  • noun the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
    turning.
    • he took a turn to the right

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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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shahn

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

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pragmatism

  • noun (philosophy) the doctrine that practical consequences are the criteria of knowledge and meaning and value
  • noun the attribute of accepting the facts of life and favoring practicality and literal truth
    realism.

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trained_worker

  • noun a worker who has acquired special skills
    skilled workman; skilled worker.

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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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cupric

  • adjective of or containing divalent copper
    cuprous.

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iron_blue

  • noun slightly purplish or bluish dark grey
    Davy's grey; steel grey; Davy's gray; steel gray.
  • noun any of various blue pigments
    Prussian blue.

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titian

  • noun old master of the Venetian school (1490-1576)
    Tiziano Vecellio.

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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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portrait_painter

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

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nicolas_poussin

  • noun French painter in the classical style (1594-1665)
    Poussin.

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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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jasper_johns

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

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cadmium_yellow

  • noun pigment of cadmium sulfide and barium sulfate varying in hue from lemon yellow to orange

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pheidias

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

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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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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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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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michelangelo

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

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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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holbein_the_younger

  • noun German painter and engraver noted for his portraits; he was commissioned by Henry VIII to provide portraits of the English king's prospective brides (1497-1543)
    Holbein; Hans Holbein.

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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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pieter_breughel

  • noun Flemish painter of landscapes (1525-1569)
    Brueghel; Breughel; Pieter Brueghel; Pieter Brueghel the Elder; Pieter Bruegel; Bruegel; Breughel the Elder.

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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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titania

  • noun a white powder used as a pigment for its high covering power and durability
    titanic oxide; titanium dioxide; titanium oxide.
  • noun (Middle Ages) the queen of the fairies in medieval folklore

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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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pictorial

  • noun a periodical (magazine or newspaper) containing many pictures
  • adjective pertaining to or consisting of pictures
    pictural.
    • pictorial perspective
    • pictorial records

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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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retinene

  • noun either of two yellow to red retinal pigments formed from rhodopsin by the action of light
    retinal.

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crosshatch

  • noun shading consisting of multiple crossing lines
    hachure; hatching; hatch.
  • verb shade with multiple crossing lines
    • the draftsman crosshatched the area

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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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conventionalisation

  • noun the act of conventionalizing; conforming to a conventional style
    conventionalization.

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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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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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aesthetics

  • noun (art) the branch of philosophy dealing with beauty and taste (emphasizing the evaluative criteria that are applied to art)
    esthetics.
    • traditional aesthetics assumed the existence of universal and timeless criteria of artistic value
  • noun (philosophy) a philosophical theory as to what is beautiful
    esthetic; aesthetic.
    • he despised the esthetic of minimalism

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seurat

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

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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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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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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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stieglitz

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

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stylisation

  • noun the act of stylizing; causing to conform to a particular style
    stylization.

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paul_gauguin

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

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doodle

  • noun an aimless drawing
    scrabble; scribble.
  • verb make a doodle; draw aimlessly

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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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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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fra_filippo_lippi

  • noun Italian painter whose works show a three-dimensional style (1406-1469)
    Lippi.

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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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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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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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portraiture

  • noun a word picture of a person's appearance and character
    portrayal; portrait.
  • noun the activity of making portraits

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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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paolo_veronese

  • noun Italian painter of the Venetian school (1528-1588)
    Paola Caliari; Veronese.

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rembrandt_van_rijn

  • noun influential Dutch artist (1606-1669)
    Rembrandt van Ryn; Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn; Rembrandt.

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pathos

  • noun a quality that arouses emotions (especially pity or sorrow)
    poignancy.
    • the film captured all the pathos of their situation
  • noun a feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others
    pity; commiseration; ruth.
    • the blind are too often objects of pity

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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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terseness

  • noun a neatly short and concise expressive style

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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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titanium

  • noun a light strong grey lustrous corrosion-resistant metallic element used in strong lightweight alloys (as for airplane parts); the main sources are rutile and ilmenite
    atomic number 22; Ti.

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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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jan_van_eyck

  • noun Flemish painter who was a founder of the Flemish school of painting and who pioneered modern techniques of oil painting (1390-1441)
    van Eyck; Eyck.

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hooker's_green

  • noun green pigment consisting of Prussian blue mixed with gamboge

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oxide

  • noun any compound of oxygen with another element or a radical

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franz_kline

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

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smear

  • noun slanderous defamation
    malignment; vilification.
  • noun a thin tissue or blood sample spread on a glass slide and stained for cytologic examination and diagnosis under a microscope
    cytosmear; cytologic smear.

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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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jose_orozco

  • noun Mexican painter noted for his monumental murals (1883-1949)
    Orozco; Jose Clemente Orozco.

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praxiteles

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

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breughel_the_elder

  • noun Flemish painter of landscapes (1525-1569)
    Brueghel; Breughel; Pieter Breughel; Pieter Brueghel; Pieter Brueghel the Elder; Pieter Bruegel; Bruegel.

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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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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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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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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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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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cimabue

  • noun painter of the Florentine school; anticipated the move from Byzantine to naturalistic art (1240-1302)
    Giovanni Cimabue.

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domenikos_theotocopoulos

  • noun Spanish painter (born in Greece) remembered for his religious works characterized by elongated human forms and dramatic use of color (1541-1614)
    El Greco; Greco.

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depiction

  • noun a graphic or vivid verbal description
    picture; delineation; characterization; characterisation; word picture; word-painting.
    • too often the narrative was interrupted by long word pictures
    • the author gives a depressing picture of life in Poland
    • the pamphlet contained brief characterizations of famous Vermonters
  • noun a representation by picture or portraiture
    portrayal; depicting; portraying.

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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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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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finger-painting

  • noun a painting produced by spreading paint with the fingers
  • noun painting by using the fingers to spread the paint

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phrase

  • noun an expression consisting of one or more words forming a grammatical constituent of a sentence
  • noun a short musical passage
    musical phrase.

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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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cubism

  • noun an artistic movement in France beginning in 1907 that featured surfaces of geometrical planes

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alizarine

  • noun an orange-red crystalline compound used in making red pigments and in dyeing
    alizarin.

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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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peter_paul_rubens

  • noun prolific Flemish baroque painter; knighted by the English king Charles I (1577-1640)
    Sir Peter Paul Rubens; Rubens.

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magniloquence

  • noun high-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation
    grandiosity; grandiloquence; rhetoric; ornateness.
    • the grandiosity of his prose
    • an excessive ornateness of language

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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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poetry

  • noun literature in metrical form
    verse; poesy.
  • noun any communication resembling poetry in beauty or the evocation of feeling

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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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machine

  • noun any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
  • noun an efficient person
    • the boxer was a magnificent fighting machine

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ferdinand_victor_eugene_delacroix

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

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animal

  • noun a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
    animate being; brute; beast; fauna; creature.
  • adjective satellite marked by the appetites and passions of the body
    fleshly; carnal; sensual.
    • animal instincts
    • carnal knowledge
    • fleshly desire
    • a sensual delight in eating
    • music is the only sensual pleasure without vice

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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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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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map

  • noun a diagrammatic representation of the earth's surface (or part of it)
  • noun (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)
    function; single-valued function; mathematical function; mapping.

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abstraction

  • noun a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance
    abstract.
    • he loved her only in the abstract--not in person
  • noun the act of withdrawing or removing something

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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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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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raoul_dufy

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

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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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diagram

  • noun a drawing intended to explain how something works; a drawing showing the relation between the parts
  • verb make a schematic or technical drawing of that shows interactions among variables or how something is constructed
    plot.

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cadmium

  • noun a soft bluish-white ductile malleable toxic bivalent metallic element; occurs in association with zinc ores
    atomic number 48; Cd.

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verbosity

  • noun an expressive style that uses excessive or empty words
    verboseness.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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george_segal

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

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carotenoid

  • noun any of a class of highly unsaturated yellow to red pigments occurring in plants and animals

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legalese

  • noun a style that uses the abstruse technical vocabulary of the law

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abstract_artist

  • noun a painter of abstract pictures
    abstractionist.

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van_dyck

  • noun Flemish painter of numerous portraits (1599-1641)
    Anthony Vandyke; Sir Anthony Vandyke; Vandyke.

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green

  • noun green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass
    viridity; greenness.
  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    park; commons; common.
    • they went for a walk in the park

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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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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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representation

  • noun a presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image
    mental representation; internal representation.
  • noun a creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something

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trompe_l'oeil

  • noun a painting rendered in such great detail as to deceive the viewer concerning its reality

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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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sand_painting

  • noun a painting done by Amerindians (especially Navaho); made of fine colored sands on a neutral background

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interpretation

  • noun a mental representation of the meaning or significance of something
    reading; version.
  • noun the act of interpreting something as expressed in an artistic performance
    rendition; rendering.
    • her rendition of Milton's verse was extraordinarily moving

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impressionism

  • noun a school of late 19th century French painters who pictured appearances by strokes of unmixed colors to give the impression of reflected light

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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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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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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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distortion

  • noun a change for the worse
    deformation.
  • noun a shape resulting from distortion
    distorted shape.

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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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interpreter

  • noun someone who mediates between speakers of different languages
    translator.
  • noun someone who uses art to represent something
    • his paintings reveal a sensitive interpreter of nature
    • she was famous as an interpreter of Shakespearean roles

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still

  • noun a static photograph (especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes)
    • he wanted some stills for a magazine ad
  • noun (poetic) tranquil silence
    hush; stillness.
    • the still of the night

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euphuism

  • noun any artificially elegant style of language
  • noun an elegant style of prose of the Elizabethan period; characterized by balance and antithesis and alliteration and extended similes with and allusions to nature and mythology

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orozco

  • noun Mexican painter noted for his monumental murals (1883-1949)
    Jose Orozco; Jose Clemente Orozco.

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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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stuart_davis

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

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stippler

  • noun a painter who stipples (creates a stippled effect)

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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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orange

  • noun round yellow to orange fruit of any of several citrus trees
  • noun orange color or pigment; any of a range of colors between red and yellow
    orangeness.

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holbein

  • noun German painter and engraver noted for his portraits; he was commissioned by Henry VIII to provide portraits of the English king's prospective brides (1497-1543)
    Holbein the Younger; Hans Holbein.
  • noun German painter of religious works (1465-1524)
    Hans Holbein; Holbein the Elder.

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pieter_brueghel

  • noun Flemish painter of landscapes (1525-1569)
    Brueghel; Breughel; Pieter Breughel; Pieter Brueghel the Elder; Pieter Bruegel; Bruegel; Breughel the Elder.

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titanium_oxide

  • noun a white powder used as a pigment for its high covering power and durability
    titanic oxide; titanium dioxide; titania.

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schematic

  • noun diagram of an electrical or mechanical system
    schematic drawing.
  • adjective satellite represented in simplified or symbolic form
    conventional; formal.

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hilaire_germain_edgar_degas

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

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material

  • noun the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object
    stuff.
    • coal is a hard black material
    • wheat is the stuff they use to make bread
  • noun information (data or ideas or observations) that can be used or reworked into a finished form
    • the archives provided rich material for a definitive biography

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breughel

  • noun Flemish painter of landscapes (1525-1569)
    Brueghel; Pieter Breughel; Pieter Brueghel; Pieter Brueghel the Elder; Pieter Bruegel; Bruegel; Breughel the Elder.

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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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beau

  • noun a man who is the lover of a girl or young woman
    swain; fellow; young man; boyfriend.
    • if I'd known he was her boyfriend I wouldn't have asked
  • noun a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
    gallant; dandy; clotheshorse; fop; swell; dude; sheik; fashion plate.

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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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rubber-base_paint

  • noun a water-base paint that has a latex binder
    latex; latex paint.

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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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rhetoric

  • noun using language effectively to please or persuade
  • noun high-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation
    grandiosity; grandiloquence; ornateness; magniloquence.
    • the grandiosity of his prose
    • an excessive ornateness of language

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haem

  • noun a complex red organic pigment containing iron and other atoms to which oxygen binds
    hematin; protoheme; haemitin; heme.

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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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raffaello_santi

  • noun Italian painter whose many paintings exemplify the ideals of the High Renaissance (1483-1520)
    Raphael; Raffaello Sanzio.

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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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eloquence

  • noun powerful and effective language
    fluency; smoothness.
    • his eloquence attracted a large congregation
    • fluency in spoken and written English is essential
    • his oily smoothness concealed his guilt from the police

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lippi

  • noun Italian painter and son of Fra Filippo Lippi (1457-1504)
    Filippino Lippi.
  • noun Italian painter whose works show a three-dimensional style (1406-1469)
    Fra Filippo Lippi.

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mode

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    style; fashion; manner; way.
    • 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 particular functioning condition or arrangement
    • switched from keyboard to voice mode

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skilled_workman

  • noun a worker who has acquired special skills
    trained worker; skilled worker.

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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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diego_rivera

  • noun socialist Mexican painter of murals (1886-1957)
    Rivera.

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jan_van_der_meer

  • noun Dutch painter renowned for his use of light (1632-1675)
    Jan Vermeer; Vermeer.

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realism

  • noun the attribute of accepting the facts of life and favoring practicality and literal truth
    pragmatism.
  • noun the state of being actual or real
    realness; reality.
    • the reality of his situation slowly dawned on him

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vogue

  • noun the popular taste at a given time
    trend; style.
    • leather is the latest vogue
    • he followed current trends
    • the 1920s had a style of their own
  • noun a current state of general acceptance and use

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profile

  • noun an analysis (often in graphical form) representing the extent to which something exhibits various characteristics
    • a biochemical profile of blood
    • a psychological profile of serial killers
  • noun an outline of something (especially a human face as seen from one side)

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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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abstractionism

  • noun an abstract genre of art; artistic content depends on internal form rather than pictorial representation
    abstract art.
  • noun a representation having no reference to concrete objects or specific examples
    unrealism.

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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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animal_pigment

  • noun pigment occurring in animals

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abstract_art

  • noun an abstract genre of art; artistic content depends on internal form rather than pictorial representation
    abstractionism.

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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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earth_color

  • noun a colored mineral used as a pigment

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postimpressionist

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

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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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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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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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protoheme

  • noun a complex red organic pigment containing iron and other atoms to which oxygen binds
    hematin; haem; haemitin; heme.

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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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phycobilin

  • noun water-soluble proteinaceous pigments found in red algae and cyanobacteria

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edgar_degas

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

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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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haemitin

  • noun a complex red organic pigment containing iron and other atoms to which oxygen binds
    hematin; haem; protoheme; heme.

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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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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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hairdresser

  • noun someone who cuts or beautifies hair
    stylist; hairstylist; styler.

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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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bistre

  • noun a water-soluble brownish-yellow pigment made by boiling wood soot
    bister.

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calcimine

  • noun a water-base paint containing zinc oxide and glue and coloring; used as a wash for walls and ceilings
  • verb cover with calcimine
    • calcimine the walls

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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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base

  • noun installation from which a military force initiates operations
    base of operations.
    • the attack wiped out our forward bases
  • noun lowest support of a structure
    foundation; substructure; groundwork; understructure; fundament; foot.
    • it was built on a base of solid rock
    • he stood at the foot of the tower

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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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correggio

  • noun Italian painter noted for his use of chiaroscuro and perspective (1494-1534)
    Antonio Allegri da Correggio.

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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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wall

  • noun an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure
    • the south wall had a small window
    • the walls were covered with pictures
  • noun anything that suggests a wall in structure or function or effect
    • a wall of water
    • a wall of smoke
    • a wall of prejudice
    • negotiations ran into a brick wall

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raphael

  • noun Italian painter whose many paintings exemplify the ideals of the High Renaissance (1483-1520)
    Raffaello Santi; Raffaello Sanzio.
  • noun an archangel of the Hebrew tradition

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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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scenic_artist

  • noun an artist specializing in scenic subjects
    scene painter.

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rembrandt_harmensz_van_rijn

  • noun influential Dutch artist (1606-1669)
    Rembrandt van Ryn; Rembrandt van Rijn; Rembrandt.

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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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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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sir_anthony_vandyke

  • noun Flemish painter of numerous portraits (1599-1641)
    Van Dyck; Anthony Vandyke; Vandyke.

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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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lichtenstein

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

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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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veronese

  • noun Italian painter of the Venetian school (1528-1588)
    Paola Caliari; Paolo Veronese.

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hieratic

  • noun a cursive form of Egyptian hieroglyphics; used especially by the priests
    hieratic script.
  • adjective associated with the priesthood or priests
    priestly; hieratical; sacerdotal.
    • priestly (or sacerdotal) vestments
    • hieratic gestures

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david_smith

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

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realness

  • noun the state of being actual or real
    realism; reality.
    • the reality of his situation slowly dawned on him

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frans_hals

  • noun Dutch portrait and genre painter who endowed his portraits with vitality and humor (1580?-1666)
    Hals.

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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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render

  • noun a substance similar to stucco but exclusively applied to masonry walls
  • verb cause to become
    • The shot rendered her immobile

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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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wash

  • noun a thin coat of water-base paint
  • noun the work of cleansing (usually with soap and water)
    lavation; washing.

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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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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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watteau

  • noun French painter (1684-1721)
    Jean Antoine Watteau.

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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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maillol

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

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poster_color

  • noun pigment mixed with water-soluble glutinous materials such as size and egg yolk
    poster paint; poster colour; tempera.

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plastic_art

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

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tintoretto

  • noun Italian painter of the Venetian school (1518-1594)
    Jacopo Robusti.

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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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carbonate

  • noun a salt or ester of carbonic acid (containing the anion CO3)
  • verb turn into a carbonate

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oil_painter

  • noun a painter who uses oil paints

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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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checker

  • noun an attendant who checks coats or baggage
  • noun one who checks the correctness of something

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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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white_lead

  • noun a poisonous white pigment that contains lead
    lead carbonate; ceruse.

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trend

  • noun a general direction in which something tends to move
    tendency.
    • the shoreward tendency of the current
    • the trend of the stock market
  • noun general line of orientation
    course.
    • the river takes a southern course
    • the northeastern trend of the coast

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speaking

  • noun the utterance of intelligible speech
    speech production.
  • noun delivering an address to a public audience
    speechmaking; oral presentation; public speaking.
    • people came to see the candidates and hear the speechmaking

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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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antonio_allegri_da_correggio

  • noun Italian painter noted for his use of chiaroscuro and perspective (1494-1534)
    Correggio.

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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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childe_hassam

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

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retinal

  • noun either of two yellow to red retinal pigments formed from rhodopsin by the action of light
    retinene.
  • adjective in or relating to the retina of the eye
    • retinal cells

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alessandro_di_mariano_dei_filipepi

  • noun Italian painter of mythological and religious paintings (1444-1510)
    Sandro Botticelli; Botticelli.

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printmaking

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

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chinese_white

  • noun a white pigment used in house paints; consists of zinc oxide
    zinc white.

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mural

  • noun a painting that is applied to a wall surface
    wall painting.
  • adjective of or relating to walls
    • mural painting

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braque

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

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tempera

  • noun pigment mixed with water-soluble glutinous materials such as size and egg yolk
    poster paint; poster color; poster colour.

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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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bruegel

  • noun Flemish painter of landscapes (1525-1569)
    Brueghel; Breughel; Pieter Breughel; Pieter Brueghel; Pieter Brueghel the Elder; Pieter Bruegel; Breughel the Elder.

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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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vandyke

  • noun Flemish painter of numerous portraits (1599-1641)
    Van Dyck; Anthony Vandyke; Sir Anthony Vandyke.
  • noun a short pointed beard (named after the artist Anthony Vandyke)
    vandyke beard.

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kirchner

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

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mondrian

  • noun Dutch painter whose work (intersecting lines at right angles and planes in primary colors) influenced the development of abstract art (1872-1944)
    Piet Mondrian.

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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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poussin

  • noun French painter in the classical style (1594-1665)
    Nicolas Poussin.

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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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iron

  • noun a heavy ductile magnetic metallic element; is silver-white in pure form but readily rusts; used in construction and tools and armament; plays a role in the transport of oxygen by the blood
    atomic number 26; Fe.
  • noun a golf club that has a relatively narrow metal head

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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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albrecht_durer

  • noun a leading German painter and engraver of the Renaissance (1471-1528)
    Durer.

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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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pictorial_matter

  • noun illustrations used to decorate or explain a text
    picture.
    • the dictionary had many pictures

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giovanni_cimabue

  • noun painter of the Florentine school; anticipated the move from Byzantine to naturalistic art (1240-1302)
    Cimabue.

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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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fashion

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    style; 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 characteristic or habitual practice

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mosaic_gold

  • noun a yellow pigment sometimes suspended in lacquer
    stannic sulfide.

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jacopo_robusti

  • noun Italian painter of the Venetian school (1518-1594)
    Tintoretto.

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hairstylist

  • noun someone who cuts or beautifies hair
    stylist; styler; hairdresser.

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haemosiderin

  • noun a granular brown substance composed of ferric oxide; left from the breakdown of hemoglobin; can be a sign of disturbed iron metabolism
    hemosiderin.

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wash_drawing

  • noun a watercolor made by applying a series of monochrome washes one over the other
    wash.

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manner

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    style; fashion; 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 acting or behaving
    personal manner.

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distorted

  • adjective satellite so badly formed or out of shape as to be ugly
    deformed; misshapen; ill-shapen; malformed.
    • deformed thalidomide babies
    • his poor distorted limbs
    • an ill-shapen vase
    • a limp caused by a malformed foot
    • misshapen old fingers
  • verb make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
    warp; falsify; distort; garble.

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flatness

  • noun the property of having two dimensions
    two-dimensionality; planeness.
  • noun a want of animation or brilliance
    • the almost self-conscious flatness of Hemingway's style

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casein_paint

  • noun a water-base paint made with a protein precipitated from milk
    casein.

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steen

  • noun Dutch genre painter (1626-1679)
    Jan Steen.

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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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demonstration

  • noun a show or display; the act of presenting something to sight or view
    presentation; presentment.
    • the presentation of new data
    • he gave the customer a demonstration
  • noun a show of military force or preparedness
    • he confused the enemy with feints and demonstrations

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coloring_material

  • noun any material used for its color
    color; colour; colouring material.
    • she used a different color for the trim

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hals

  • noun Dutch portrait and genre painter who endowed his portraits with vitality and humor (1580?-1666)
    Frans Hals.

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poster_paint

  • noun pigment mixed with water-soluble glutinous materials such as size and egg yolk
    poster color; poster colour; tempera.

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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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rockwell

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

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titanic_oxide

  • noun a white powder used as a pigment for its high covering power and durability
    titanium dioxide; titanium oxide; titania.

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cyberart

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

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albers

  • noun United States painter born in Germany; works characterized by simple geometrical patterns in various colors (1888-1976)
    Josef Albers.

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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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musical_genre

  • noun an expressive style of music
    genre; musical style; music genre.

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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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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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hans_holbein

  • noun German painter and engraver noted for his portraits; he was commissioned by Henry VIII to provide portraits of the English king's prospective brides (1497-1543)
    Holbein; Holbein the Younger.
  • noun German painter of religious works (1465-1524)
    Holbein; Holbein the Elder.

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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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picturing

  • noun visual imagery
    envisioning.
  • noun visual representation as by photography or painting
    pictorial representation.

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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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robert_indiana

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

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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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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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chart

  • noun a visual display of information
  • noun a map designed to assist navigation by air or sea

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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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icon

  • noun (computer science) a graphic symbol (usually a simple picture) that denotes a program or a command or a data file or a concept in a graphical user interface
  • noun a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface
    picture; image; ikon.
    • they showed us the pictures of their wedding
    • a movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them

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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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latex

  • noun a milky exudate from certain plants that coagulates on exposure to air
  • noun a water-base paint that has a latex binder
    rubber-base paint; latex paint.

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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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classicist

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

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fine_arts

  • noun the study and creation of visual works of art
    beaux arts.
  • 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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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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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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still_life

  • noun a painting of inanimate objects such as fruit or flowers

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musical

  • noun a play or film whose action and dialogue is interspersed with singing and dancing
    musical comedy; musical theater.
  • adjective characterized by or capable of producing music
    • a musical evening
    • musical instruments

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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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trump

  • noun a playing card in the suit that has been declared trumps
    trump card.
    • the ace of trumps is a sure winner
  • noun (card games) the suit that has been declared to rank above all other suits for the duration of the hand
    • clubs were declared trumps
    • a trump can take a trick even when a card of a different suit is led

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gold

  • noun coins made of gold
  • noun a deep yellow color
    amber.
    • an amber light illuminated the room
    • he admired the gold of her hair

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show

  • noun the act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining
    • a remarkable show of skill
  • noun something intended to communicate a particular impression
    display.
    • made a display of strength
    • a show of impatience
    • a good show of looking interested

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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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pierre_auguste_renoir

  • noun French impressionist painter (1841-1919)
    Renoir.

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water-base_paint

  • noun paint in which water is used as the vehicle

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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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bacteriochlorophyll

  • noun a substance in photosensitive bacteria that is related to but different from chlorophyll of higher plants

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crayon

  • noun writing implement consisting of a colored stick of composition wax used for writing and drawing
    wax crayon.
  • verb write, draw, or trace with a crayon

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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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earth

  • noun the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on
    globe; world.
    • the Earth moves around the sun
    • he sailed around the world
  • noun the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface
    ground.
    • they dug into the earth outside the church

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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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coloring

  • noun a digestible substance used to give color to food
    food coloring; food colouring; food colour; colouring; food color.
    • food color made from vegetable dyes
  • noun a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect
    color; colour; colouring.
    • a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light

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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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alizarin

  • noun an orange-red crystalline compound used in making red pigments and in dyeing
    alizarine.

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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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journalese

  • noun the style in which newspapers are written

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surrealist

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

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black

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
    inkiness; blackness.
  • noun total absence of light
    lightlessness; pitch blackness; blackness; total darkness.
    • they fumbled around in total darkness
    • in the black of night

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james_abbott_mcneill_whistler

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

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rendering

  • noun a performance of a musical composition or a dramatic role etc.
    rendition.
    • they heard a live rendition of three pieces by Schubert
  • noun an explanation of something that is not immediately obvious
    rendition; interpretation; interpreting.
    • the edict was subject to many interpretations
    • he annoyed us with his interpreting of parables
    • often imitations are extended to provide a more accurate rendition of the child's intended meaning

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ikon

  • noun a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface
    picture; image; 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 a conventional religious painting in oil on a small wooden panel; venerated in the Eastern Church
    icon.

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caravaggio

  • noun Italian painter noted for his realistic depiction of religious subjects and his novel use of light (1573-1610)
    Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio.

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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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glyptography

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

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writing_style

  • noun a style of expressing yourself in writing
    genre; literary genre.

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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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chaim_soutine

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

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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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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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self

  • noun your consciousness of your own identity
    ego.
  • noun a person considered as a unique individual
    • one's own self

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stella

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

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greco

  • noun Spanish painter (born in Greece) remembered for his religious works characterized by elongated human forms and dramatic use of color (1541-1614)
    El Greco; Domenikos Theotocopoulos.

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rendition

  • noun a performance of a musical composition or a dramatic role etc.
    rendering.
    • they heard a live rendition of three pieces by Schubert
  • noun an explanation of something that is not immediately obvious
    interpretation; interpreting; rendering.
    • the edict was subject to many interpretations
    • he annoyed us with his interpreting of parables
    • often imitations are extended to provide a more accurate rendition of the child's intended meaning

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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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grandiloquence

  • noun high-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation
    grandiosity; rhetoric; ornateness; magniloquence.
    • the grandiosity of his prose
    • an excessive ornateness of language

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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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stitching

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

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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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esthetician

  • noun a worker skilled in giving beauty treatments (manicures and facials etc.)
    aesthetician.
  • noun a philosopher who specializes in the nature of beauty
    aesthetician.

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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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casein

  • noun a milk protein used in making e.g. plastics and adhesives
  • noun a water-base paint made with a protein precipitated from milk
    casein paint.

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architecture

  • noun an architectural product or work
  • noun the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings
    • architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use

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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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lead_carbonate

  • noun a poisonous white pigment that contains lead
    ceruse; white lead.

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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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pentimento

  • noun the reappearance in a painting of an underlying image that had been painted over (usually when the later painting becomes transparent with age)

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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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seascape

  • noun a view of the sea
  • noun a painting of the sea (as distinguished from a landscape)
    waterscape.

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verboseness

  • noun an expressive style that uses excessive or empty words
    verbosity.

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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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silhouette

  • noun an outline of a solid object (as cast by its shadow)
  • noun a drawing of the outline of an object; filled in with some uniform color

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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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project

  • noun any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
    undertaking; task; labor.
    • he prepared for great undertakings
  • noun a planned undertaking
    projection.

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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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cobalt_blue

  • noun a shade of blue tinged with green
    turquoise; aqua; greenish blue; aquamarine; peacock blue.
  • noun greenish-blue pigment consisting essentially of cobalt oxide and alumina
    cobalt ultramarine.

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donatello

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

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finger

  • noun any of the terminal members of the hand (sometimes excepting the thumb)
    • her fingers were long and thin
  • noun the length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure
    finger's breadth; fingerbreadth; digit.

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sketcher

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

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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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hieronymus_bosch

  • noun Dutch painter (1450-1516)
    Jerom Bos; Bosch.

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tobey

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

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maurice_utrillo

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

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mantegna

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

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colouring_material

  • noun any material used for its color
    color; colour; coloring material.
    • she used a different color for the trim

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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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gauguin

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

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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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titanium_dioxide

  • noun a white powder used as a pigment for its high covering power and durability
    titanic oxide; titanium oxide; titania.

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yves_tanguy

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

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white

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)
    whiteness.
  • noun a member of the Caucasoid race
    White person; Caucasian.

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courbet

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

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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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giotto_di_bondone

  • noun Florentine painter who gave up the stiff Byzantine style and developed a more naturalistic style; considered the greatest Italian painter prior to the Renaissance (1267-1337)
    Giotto.

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tiepolo

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

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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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printmaker

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

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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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present

  • noun the period of time that is happening now; any continuous stretch of time including the moment of speech
    nowadays.
    • that is enough for the present
    • he lives in the present with no thought of tomorrow
  • noun something presented as a gift
    • his tie was a present from his wife

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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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expression

  • noun the feelings expressed on a person's face
    facial expression; look; aspect; face.
    • a sad expression
    • a look of triumph
    • an angry face
  • noun expression without words
    reflexion; reflection; manifestation.
    • tears are an expression of grief
    • the pulse is a reflection of the heart's condition

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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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prose

  • noun ordinary writing as distinguished from verse
  • noun matter of fact, commonplace, or dull expression

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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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chlorophyll

  • noun any of a group of green pigments found in photosynthetic organisms; there are four naturally occurring forms
    chlorophyl.

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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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unrealism

  • noun a representation having no reference to concrete objects or specific examples
    abstractionism.

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velazquez

  • noun Spanish painter (1599-1660)
    Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez.

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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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jean_antoine_watteau

  • noun French painter (1684-1721)
    Watteau.

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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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phidias

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

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chrome

  • noun another word for chromium when it is used in dyes or pigments
  • verb plate with chromium
    chromium-plate.
    • chrome bathroom fixtures

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stannic

  • adjective of or relating to or containing tin
    stannous.

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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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vermeer

  • noun Dutch painter renowned for his use of light (1632-1675)
    Jan van der Meer; Jan Vermeer.

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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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poet

  • noun a writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry)

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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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durer

  • noun a leading German painter and engraver of the Renaissance (1471-1528)
    Albrecht Durer.

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flavonoid

  • noun any of a large class of plant pigments having a chemical structure based on or similar to flavone

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life

  • noun a characteristic state or mode of living
    • social life
    • city life
    • real life
  • noun the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities
    living.
    • he could no longer cope with the complexities of life

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latex_paint

  • noun a water-base paint that has a latex binder
    rubber-base paint; latex.

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jacques_lipchitz

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

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limner

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

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worker

  • noun a person who works at a specific occupation
    • he is a good worker
  • noun a member of the working class (not necessarily employed)
    proletarian; prole.
    • workers of the world--unite!

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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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tiziano_vecellio

  • noun old master of the Venetian school (1490-1576)
    Titian.

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payne's_grey

  • noun any pigment that produces a greyish to dark greyish blue
    Payne's gray.

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maurice_de_vlaminck

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

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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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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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claude_monet

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

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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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paris_green

  • noun a toxic double salt of copper arsenate and copper acetate
  • noun a shade of green tinged with yellow
    yellow green; pea green; chartreuse; yellowish green.

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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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black_humor

  • noun the juxtaposition of morbid and farcical elements (in writing or drama) to give a disturbing effect
    black humour.

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chalk

  • noun a soft whitish calcite
  • noun a pure flat white with little reflectance

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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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soutine

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

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jerom_bos

  • noun Dutch painter (1450-1516)
    Hieronymus Bosch; Bosch.

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la_tour

  • noun French painter of religious works (1593-1652)
    Georges de La Tour.

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diego_rodriguez_de_silva_y_velazquez

  • noun Spanish painter (1599-1660)
    Velazquez.

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saltiness

  • noun language or humor that is down-to-earth
    coarseness.
    • the saltiness of their language was inappropriate
    • self-parody and saltiness riddled their core genre
  • noun the taste experience when common salt is taken into the mouth
    salt; salinity.

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styler

  • noun someone who cuts or beautifies hair
    stylist; hairstylist; hairdresser.

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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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josef_albers

  • noun United States painter born in Germany; works characterized by simple geometrical patterns in various colors (1888-1976)
    Albers.

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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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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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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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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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pictorial_representation

  • noun visual representation as by photography or painting
    picturing.

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monochrome

  • noun painting done in a range of tones of a single color
  • noun a black-and-white photograph or slide
    black and white.

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louis_comfort_tiffany

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

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capture

  • noun the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property
    seizure; gaining control.
  • noun a process whereby a star or planet holds an object in its gravitational field

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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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crawford

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

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modigliani

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

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literary_genre

  • noun a style of expressing yourself in writing
    genre; writing style.

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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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fluency

  • noun powerful and effective language
    eloquence; smoothness.
    • his eloquence attracted a large congregation
    • fluency in spoken and written English is essential
    • his oily smoothness concealed his guilt from the police
  • noun skillfulness in speaking or writing

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speech

  • noun the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience
    address.
    • he listened to an address on minor Roman poets
  • noun (language) communication by word of mouth
    oral communication; spoken language; language; voice communication; speech communication; spoken communication.
    • his speech was garbled
    • he uttered harsh language
    • he recorded the spoken language of the streets

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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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music_director

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

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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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diptych

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

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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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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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chequer

  • noun one of the flat round pieces used in playing the game of checkers
    checker.
  • verb mark into squares or draw squares on; draw crossed lines on
    checker; check.

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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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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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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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chrome_yellow

  • noun any of several yellow pigments consisting of normal lead chromate and other lead compounds

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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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colouring

  • noun a digestible substance used to give color to food
    food coloring; food colouring; food colour; coloring; food color.
    • food color made from vegetable dyes
  • noun a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect
    color; colour; coloring.
    • a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light

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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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cityscape

  • noun a viewpoint toward a city or other heavily populated area
    • the dominant character of the cityscape is it poverty
  • noun painting depicting a city or urban area

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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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cartoon

  • noun a humorous or satirical drawing published in a newspaper or magazine
    sketch.
  • noun a film made by photographing a series of cartoon drawings to give the illusion of movement when projected in rapid sequence
    animated cartoon; toon.

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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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wall_painting

  • noun a painting that is applied to a wall surface
    mural.

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minstrelsy

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

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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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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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analysis

  • noun an investigation of the component parts of a whole and their relations in making up the whole
  • noun the abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts in order to study the parts and their relations
    analytic thinking.

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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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telescopy

  • noun the art of making and using telescopes

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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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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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hematin

  • noun a complex red organic pigment containing iron and other atoms to which oxygen binds
    haem; protoheme; haemitin; heme.

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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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shape

  • noun any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)
    configuration; contour; form; conformation.
    • he could barely make out their shapes
  • noun the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance
    form.
    • geometry is the mathematical science of shape

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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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shading

  • noun graded markings that indicate light or shaded areas in a drawing or painting
  • noun a gradation involving small or imperceptible differences between grades
    blending.

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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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dufy

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

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georges_de_la_tour

  • noun French painter of religious works (1593-1652)
    La Tour.

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filippino_lippi

  • noun Italian painter and son of Fra Filippo Lippi (1457-1504)
    Lippi.

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raffaello_sanzio

  • noun Italian painter whose many paintings exemplify the ideals of the High Renaissance (1483-1520)
    Raphael; Raffaello Santi.

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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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trained

  • adjective shaped or conditioned or disciplined by training; often used as a combining form
    • a trained mind
    • trained pigeons
    • well-trained servants
  • verb create by training and teaching
    educate; train; develop; prepare.
    • The old master is training world-class violinists
    • we develop the leaders for the future

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humour

  • noun a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling
    humor; temper; mood.
    • whether he praised or cursed me depended on his temper at the time
    • he was in a bad humor
  • noun a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
    witticism; wittiness; wit; humor.

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officialese

  • noun the style of writing characteristic of some government officials: formal and obscure

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lake

  • noun a body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land
  • noun a purplish red pigment prepared from lac or cochineal

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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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musical_style

  • noun an expressive style of music
    genre; music genre; musical genre.

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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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bister

  • noun a water-soluble brownish-yellow pigment made by boiling wood soot
    bistre.

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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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prussian_blue

  • noun any of various blue pigments
    iron blue.
  • noun a dark greenish-blue color

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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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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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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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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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ultramarine

  • noun blue pigment made of powdered lapis lazuli
    ultramarine blue.
  • noun a vivid blue to purple-blue color

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malvina_hoffman

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

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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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conventionalization

  • noun the act of conventionalizing; conforming to a conventional style
    conventionalisation.

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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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renoir

  • noun French impressionist painter (1841-1919)
    Pierre Auguste Renoir.

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pointillism

  • noun a school of painters who used a technique of painting with tiny dots of pure colors that would blend in the viewer's eye; developed by Georges Seurat and his followers late in 19th century France
  • noun a genre of painting characterized by the application of paint in dots and small strokes; developed by Georges Seurat and his followers in late 19th century France

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rembrandt

  • noun influential Dutch artist (1606-1669)
    Rembrandt van Ryn; Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn; Rembrandt van Rijn.

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formal

  • noun a lavish dance requiring formal attire
    ball.
  • noun a gown for evening wear
    dinner dress; evening gown; dinner gown.

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coarseness

  • noun language or humor that is down-to-earth
    saltiness.
    • the saltiness of their language was inappropriate
    • self-parody and saltiness riddled their core genre
  • noun the quality of being composed of relatively large particles
    graininess; granularity.

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ceruse

  • noun a poisonous white pigment that contains lead
    lead carbonate; white lead.

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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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semi

  • noun one of the two competitions in the next to the last round of an elimination tournament
    semifinal.
  • noun a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together
    trailer truck; tractor trailer; trucking rig; articulated lorry; rig.

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waterscape

  • noun a painting of the sea (as distinguished from a landscape)
    seascape.

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cupric_acetate

  • noun a blue or green powder used as a paint pigment
    verdigris.

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nude

  • noun a painting of a naked human figure
    nude painting.
  • noun without clothing (especially in the phrase `in the nude')
    • they swam in the nude

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