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    • 6 billion Others

    • 7 billion Others (French: 7 milliards d'autres) is a series of videos by Yann Arthus-Bertrand. Each of the videos feature a single person telling the viewer about their life, often in their native language. The project's homepage states that since the project's beginning in 2003, over 5000 individuals have had their te ... Read »


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    • 20/21 British Art Fair


    • A-YA

    • A-YA

      A-YA (A-JA), Cyrillic:«a-Я» — журнал неофициального русского искусства (English: Magazine of unofficial Russian art), was an underground Russian art revue. A-YA was a magazine illegally prepared ... Read »


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    • A. W. Mellon lectures

    • The A. W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts were established in 1949 to bring to the people of the United States the results of the best contemporary thought and scholarship bearing upon the subject of the fine arts. The lectureship has since become an important honor bestowed upon important scholars and critics. Speake ... Read »


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    • A' Design Award


    • Abstraction (art)

    • Typically, abstraction is used in the arts as a synonym for abstract art in general. Strictly speaking, it refers to art unconcerned with the literal depiction of things from the visible world—it can, however, refer to an object or image which has been distilled from the real world, or indeed, another work of art ... Read »


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    • Academia de Artes

    • The Academia de Artes (AA) is the Mexican Academy of Arts founded 1967/1968 by CONACULTA for the promotion of Mexican art. Seat of the institution is the Museo Nacional de San Carlos in Mexico City. The Slogan of the Acadademy is elevación por el arte (elevation/refinement through art). Coordinates: 19°26′1 ... Read »


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    • Académie Suisse


    • Accademia di Belle Arti dell'Aquila


    • Accademia di Belle Arti di Catania

    • The Accademia di Belle Arti di Catania is an academy of fine arts located in Catania, Sicily. It was founded in 1967 and started its activities in January 1968. As of 2013, it was the third academy of fine arts in Italy for number of students. ... Read »


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    • Accademia di Belle Arti di Catanzaro

    • The Accademia di Belle Arti di Catanzaro is an academy of fine arts located in Catanzaro, Italy. It was founded in 1972. ... Read »


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    • Accademia di Belle Arti di Foggia

    • The Accademia di Belle Arti di Foggia is an academy of fine arts located in Foggia, Italy. It was founded in 1970. ... Read »


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    • Accademia di Belle Arti di Frosinone

    • The Accademia di Belle Arti di Frosinone is an academy of fine arts located in Frosinone, Italy. It was founded in 1973. ... Read »


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    • Accademia di Belle Arti di Lecce

    • The Accademia di Belle Arti di Lecce is an academy of fine arts located in Lecce, Italy. It was founded in 1960. ... Read »


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    • Accademia di Belle Arti di Macerata

    • The Accademia di Belle Arti di Macerata is an academy of fine arts located in Macerata, Italy. It was founded in 1972. ... Read »


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    • Accademia di Belle Arti di Palermo

    • Accademia di Belle Arti di Palermo

      The Accademia di Belle Arti di Palermo ("Academy of Fine Arts of Palermo") is a public tertiary academy of art in Palermo, Sicily. It was established in 1780. ... Read »


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    • Accademia di Belle Arti di Reggio Calabria

    • Accademia di Belle Arti di Reggio Calabria

      The Accademia di Belle Arti di Reggio Calabria is an academy of fine arts located in Reggio Calabria, Italy. It was founded in 1967. ... Read »


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    • Accademia di Belle Arti di Sassari

    • The Accademia di Belle Arti "Mario Sironi" di Sassari is an academy of fine arts located in Sassari, Sardinia. It was founded in 1989 and it is the more recently established Italian state academy of fine art. ... Read »


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    • Accademia di Belle Arti di Urbino

    • Accademia di Belle Arti di Urbino

      The Accademia di Belle Arti di Urbino is an academy of fine arts located in Urbino, Marche. It was founded in 1967. ... Read »


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    • Accademia Ligustica di Belle Arti

    • Accademia Ligustica di Belle Arti

      The Accademia Ligustica di Belle Arti is a tertiary academy of fine arts located in Genoa, Italy. It also houses a museum (Museo dell'Accademia Ligustica di Belle Arti), which includes works of Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione, Giuseppe Abbati, Anton Raphael Mengs, Perin del Vaga, Luca Cambiaso, Bernardo Strozzi, Giovann ... Read »


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    • Acrylic retarder

    • In painting, a retarder is a substance, usually added to water, used to slow the drying time of acrylic paints, giving more time for blending or layering highlights. Retarders are used to counter the fast drying properties of acrylic paints making possible the usage of wet on wet or other techniques which would ot ... Read »


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    • Added art

    • Added Art uses an existing piece of artwork for its canvas, just as traditional graffiti uses the wall of a building for the canvas. It is essentially the graffiti of artwork. Added Art is a merging of high and low art, using the concepts of graffiti, in a high art environment. Adding to someone else’s work has be ... Read »


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    • Addis video art festival

    • Addis Video Art Festival is an annual international video art festival in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. ... Read »


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    • Africa Beyond

    • Africa Beyond is a project celebrating African arts and culture in the UK, supported by Arts Council England, the British Broadcasting Corporation, the British Museum, the Southbank Centre, iniva (Institute for International Visual Arts) and other partners. Africa Beyond was founded in March 2006, based in London. It ... Read »


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    • Against DRM license

    • Against DRM 2.0 is a free copyleft license for artworks. It is the first free content license that contains a clause about related rights and a clause against DRM. The first clause authorizes licensee to exercise related rights; the second clause prevents the use of DRM: if licensor uses DRM, the license is not applica ... Read »


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    • Agbogho Mmuo

    • Agbogho Mmuo, or Maiden Spirits are masquerades performed annually during the dry season in the Nri-Awka area in the northern part of the Igbo peoples ethnic territory. These masks, strictly performed by men, imitate the character of an adolescent girl, exaggerating the girls' beauty and movements. The performance is a ... Read »


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    • AIDS photo diary, 1986–1990


    • The Air Is on Fire

    • The Air Is on Fire was a retrospective on the art work of artist and filmmaker David Lynch using themes from his childhood, adolescent, and adult life. It ran from the February 24 to May 27, 2007 at the Fondation Cartier pour l'Art Contemporain in Paris. The exhibition was also presented in 2009 in Moscow, Russia, upda ... Read »


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    • Yuhanna al-Armani

    • Yuhanna al-Armani

      Yuhanna al-Armani al-Qudsi (cca 1720 - 1786, Cairo, Ottoman Empire) was an artist of Armenian origin in Ottoman Egypt. He is most notable for his religious works, especially his Coptic icons that decorate The Hanging Church in Old Cairo. ... Read »


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    • Alphabet Synthesis Machine

    • The Alphabet Synthesis Machine (2002) is a work of interactive art which makes use of genetic algorithms to "evolve" a set of glyphs similar in appearance to a real-world alphabet. Users create initial glyphs and the program takes over. As the creators of the project put it, their goal was "to bring about the specific ... Read »


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    • Ancient Egyptian flint jewelry

    • Flint jewelry was known in the prehistoric, protodynastic, and early dynastic periods of Ancient Egypt. Ancient Egyptians skillfully made bracelets and armlets out of flint. The flint came from locations that include Giza and Upper Egypt. The exact technique used to form rings is not known, but there are several theor ... Read »


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    • Anglo-French Art Centre

    • The Anglo-French Art Centre (or Anglo-French Art School, previously the St John's Wood Art School, was an art school in St John's Wood, north London, England. The original St John's Wood Art School dated from 1878. The centre was founded by Alfred Rozelaar Green, who studied in Paris at the Académie Julian and Ate ... Read »


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    • Anjou Legendarium

    • The Anjou Legendarium is a Gothic illuminated manuscript of a collection of stories from the life of saints important to the House of Anjou of Hungary. It was made on the occasion of the journey of Charles I of Hungary and his son Prince Andrew to Naples in Italy in 1330. The legendarium was a picture book intended fo ... Read »


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    • Anthropotechnic

    • Anthropotechnic is a term used in art, science and literature to denote something with aspects of both man and machine.Paintings such as Max Ernst's "Oedipus Rex" are early examples of the use of this quality. In technology, it is any field of science that attempts to make machines and automation more user-friendly. In ... Read »


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    • Apple doll

    • An apple doll is a North American cultural phenomenon where the doll's head is made from dried apples. The apple is peeled, then carved with the facial features of the doll. Next the apple is left to dry for several days or weeks. When completely dry, the apple is positioned on the top of a wire frame which is shaped i ... Read »


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    • Aquapasto

    • Aquapasto is a viscous thickening medium made of gum arabic and silica that is used to give an impasto effect to watercolour and gouache paintings. ... Read »


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    • Arcadia Contemporary

    • Arcadia Contemporary is a contemporary art gallery in Los Angeles. Arcadia Fine Arts Gallery was founded in 1998 by Steve Diamant, showcasing contemporary, representational artwork. The gallery changed its name in 2013 to the current title, Arcadia Contemporary. In July 2016 the gallery relocated to Downtown Culver Ci ... Read »


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    • Arches paper

    • Arches® paper is a brand of high quality, air-dried paper that is used by printers and watercolorists. It has a warm white colour and is produced in hot-pressed, cold-pressed, and rough varieties. Arches® paper is valued for its durability, and is made in the village of Arches in the Vosges, France. Arches® w ... Read »


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    • Art and Communication Centre

    • The Art and Communication Centre (Spanish: Centro de Arte y Comunicación, CAYC) in Buenos Aires was initially established as a multidisciplinary workshop in August 1968 by Víctor Grippo, Jacques Bedel, Luis Fernando Benedit, Alfredo Portillos, Clorindo Testa, Jorge Glusberg and Jorge González. From 1968 until ... Read »


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    • Art and culture law

    • Art and culture law is the body of law, including domestic and foreign law, and multilateral treaties and conventions, that regulates and is applied to artists, fine art and cultural property. ... Read »


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    • Art Association NYTE

    • Art Association NYTE ry is founded in 1987 in Pori as an artist group and art association. It is as a launching platform for young artists in Satakunta Region. Art Association NYTE ry begun as an interdisciplinary artist group which included artists from various fields including, fine-art, Cinema and Live-Arts. Many ... Read »


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    • Art fabrication

    • Art fabrication is a process or service relating to the production of large or technically difficult artworks. When a lone artist or designer is incapable or chooses not to realize the creation of his or her own design or conception, he or she may enlist the assistance of an art fabrication studio. Typically, an art f ... Read »


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    • Art in Dubai

    • Art in Dubai is an emerging activity in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. New galleries such as Carbon 12 Dubai,art fairs, artists, art patrons and collectors have grown in number. Dubai hosts several international art fairs, including Art Dubai and Sikka Art Fair. Art Dubai takes place every March at Madinat Jumeirah. ... Read »


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    • Art in Poland

    • Art in Poland refers to all forms of visual art in or associated with Poland. Polish art has always reflected European trends while maintaining its unique character. The Kraków school of Historicist painting developed by Jan Matejko produced monumental portrayals of customs and significant events in Polish history. ... Read »


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    • Art Jericho

    • Art Jericho is a contemporary art gallery in Jericho, northwest central Oxford, England. The gallery is managed by Jenny Blyth Fine Art. It participates in the annual Oxfordshire Artweeks art festival each May and holds regular temporary exhibitions for artists. Concerts are sometimes held at the gallery. Coordinates ... Read »


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    • Art Jog

    • Art Jog is a contemporary art fair, held annually in Taman Budaya Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The fair started out in 2008 as part of the Yogyakarta Art Festival. The Jogja Art Fair became independent in 2009, and changed its name to Art Jog in 2010. ... Read »


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    • Art Libraries Society

    • The Art Libraries Society (ARLIS) is the professional organisation for people involved in providing library and information services in the visual arts. ... Read »


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    • Art Murmur

    • Art Murmur is a night of open galleries held the first Friday of each month primarily in the Uptown, Koreatown/Northgate, downtown, and Jack London neighborhoods of Oakland, California, drawing 25,000 people. The event began in 2006 at the intersection of 23rd Street and Telegraph Avenue. In 2012, the street festival c ... Read »


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    • Art of East Asia

    • East Asian art includes: ... Read »


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    • Art squat

    • An art squat is a name used to describe the action of artists to occupy (or squat in) an abandoned building, thereby creating studio space to create art. Art squats often have a semi-legal or illegal status. Tacheles, in Berlin, Germany, was one of many buildings occupied by artists in the years after World War II and ... Read »


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    • Art world economics

    • Art world economics is a relatively unexplored area of financial exchange that exists at the edges of the regular financial industry. Investment in art has been an accepted form of deposit investment for several decades such as the purchase of works by Matisse, Van Gogh and Picasso. However these works only have an ass ... Read »


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    • ArtBabble

    • ArtBabble is a cloud based video hosting service for art content and has been called the "YouTube of the arts". It was launched in April 2009 and won the 2010 "Best of the Web" (overall category) award at the Museums and the Web conference. The original design and hosting is provided by the Indianapolis Museum of Art. ... Read »


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    • Artistic freedom

    • Artistic freedom is the extent of freedom of an artist to produce art to his/her own insight. The extent can deviate to customs in a certain school of art, directives of the assigner, etc.. Artistic freedom should not be confused to the freedom of art (e.g. in Germanic countries), where it is a constitutional provisi ... Read »


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    • Artistic merit

    • Artistic merit is a term that is used in relation to cultural products when referring to the judgment of their perceived quality or value as works of art. Criticism of virtually any art form – be it music, film, literature, or painting – centers on the concept of artistic merit, which different critics can h ... Read »


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    • Artistic rendering

    • Rendering in visual art and technical drawing means the process of formulating, adding color, shading, and texturing of an image. It can also be used to describe the quality of execution of that process. When used as a means of expression, it is synonymous with illustrating. However, it may be used for mere visualizati ... Read »


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    • Artistic tone

    • Tone in an artistic context refers to the light and dark values used to render a realistic object, or to create an abstract composition. When using pastel, an artist may often use a colored paper support, using areas of pigment to define lights and darks, while leaving the bare support to show through as the mid-tone. ... Read »


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    • Artists Open House

    • An Artists Open House is a special example of an Open Studio whereby the studio is a residential venue, usually a house or a garden. The format of an Open House is very similar to an Open Studio, but the significantly lower cost of exhibiting in a residential venue than a studio or gallery provides more artists an oppo ... Read »


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    • Artpace

    • Artpace

      Artpace is a non-profit contemporary art gallery located in San Antonio, Texas, United States, founded by Linda Pace. Artpace opened its doors in 1995, and focuses on the artistic process. Occupying the space of a former Hudson automobile dealership, Artpace uses its industrial space as the setting for its programs and ... Read »


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    • Artraker

    • Artraker is a UK-based Community Interest Company established in 2012 and the brain-child of political artist, Manali Jagtap. Artraker annually recognizes artworks that helps shape and inspire through visual arts how people and organisations understand, engage and respond to war, violent conflict and social upheaval. ... Read »


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    • Arts and letters

    • Arts and letters is a traditional term for the fine arts and literature considered together. The category defined as "arts and letters" may also include the performing arts, visual arts, or liberal arts. By the late 19th century the term was used to name a few arts-related institutions in the United States. A subscrip ... Read »


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    • OFS Studio

    • Arts at the Old Fire Station (OFS, formerly the Old Fire Station Theatre and Old Fire Station Arts Centre) is a social enterprise in Oxford (40 George Street or Gloucester Green, Oxford, OX1 2AQ) comprising a gallery, theatre and studio for dance, drama and music, workshops for artists as well as a shop selling origi ... Read »


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    • Arts criticism

    • Arts criticism is the process of describing, analyzing, interpreting, and judging works of art. It is distinct from art criticism (which focuses on visual arts) due to its broader remit. The disciplines of arts criticism can be defined by the object being considered rather than the methodology (through analysis of its ... Read »


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    • Artwork (graphic arts)

    • Artwork (also known as art layout drawing) is a type of drawing that serves a graphical representation of an image for its reproduction onto a substrate via various processes, such as silkscreen, label making and other printing methods. Transfer of the image often involves a photographic process. Historically, some ty ... Read »


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    • Arundel Society

    • The Arundel Society was founded at London in 1849 and named after the Earl of Arundel, the famous collector of the Arundel Marbles and one of the first great English patrons and lovers of the arts. The society was originally the idea of the lawyer Bellenden Ker and was founded at a meeting in the house of the famous pa ... Read »


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    • Aspectism

    • Aspectism is a type of visual art which only attempts to represent outward appearances. ... Read »


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    • At a Window in the Artist's Studio


    • Atelier Calder

    • Founded in 1989, by members of Alexander Calder's family in collaboration with the Centre national des arts plastiques (CNAP), the Atelier Calder residency program offers artists the residencies to create new work and projects in Calder's studio and home in Saché, France. ... Read »


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    • Au Lapin Agile

    • Au Lapin Agile

      Au Lapin Agile, is a 1905 painting by Pablo Picasso. The harlequin is a self-portrait of the artist. The woman represents his lover Germaine Pichot, formerly the obsession of Carlos Casagemas, a friend of Picasso who committed suicide in 1901 because of an unreturned love for Pichot. In 1907 Pichot appeared as one of t ... Read »


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    • Audiovisual art

    • Audiovisual art is the exploration of kinetic abstract art and music or sound set in relation to each other. It includes visual music, abstract film, audiovisual performances and installations. The book Art and the Senses cites the Italian Futurist artists, Fortunato Depero and Luigi Russolo as designing art machi ... Read »


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    • Backcoating

    • Backcoating is the lamination of two sheets of paper back to back to create a superior paper for folding origami models. ... Read »


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    • Barbadirame

    • Mario Raimondo, known as Barbadirame, was an Italian artist. Barbadirame was a close associate of Pablo Picasso from when the pair first met in the 1950s until Picasso’s death in 1973. Speaking about Barbadirame in 1963 Pablo Picasso said: “To speak about young painters it is not my habit. The Italian painte ... Read »


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    • Barry Barker

    • Barry Barker is a British Contemporary Art Curator and Gallerist. Barker is head of the Centre for Contemporary Visual Arts at the University of Brighton. Previously, he worked with Nigel Greenwood and was exhibitions officer at the Institute of Contemporary Arts London and the John Hansard Gallery before becoming Dire ... Read »


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    • Bead Town

    • Bead Town is a traveling art exhibit of 100 huge mosaics composed of recycled Mardi Gras beads. Created by carpenter and artist Stephan Wanger in New Orleans, Louisiana, Bead Town has been exhibited in Winnsboro, Louisiana,, and Gary, Indiana. ... Read »


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    • The Beanery

    • The Beanery is a life-size, walk-in artwork created in 1965 by the American artist Edward Kienholz; it has been referred to as his greatest work, and "one of the most memorable works of late 20th-century art". It represents the interior of a Los Angeles bar, Barney's Beanery. Modelled at two-thirds the size of the ori ... Read »


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    • Bearded Mary

    • The Bearded Mary is an image from medieval iconography (from the time of the Carolingian dynasty) in which Mary, the mother of Jesus, is depicted with a beard. Carolyne Walker Bynum and Jeffrey Schnapp link the tradition to the (earlier) medieval idea that sexually chaste women could become like men, detailed by JoAnn ... Read »


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    • Lorenzo Belenguer

    • Lorenzo Belenguer

      Lorenzo Belenguer (born 1970) is a Spanish artist from Valencia who is active in London. Belenguer, who is resident in both Valencia and London, managed an art gallery for 6 years before deciding to become a full-time artist himself. His works are influenced by Arte Povera and Minimalism. He created "Testimonies," a ... Read »


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    • Isaac Mendes Belisario

    • Isaac Mendes Belisario (1795–1849) was a Jamaican artist of Jewish descent. He was active in Kingston around the time of the Emancipation. His painting and printing work provides an eye-witness document of life in Jamaica of the time. He is one of the earliest artists who took a Jamaica-centric approach to the isl ... Read »


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    • Bella and Hanna. The Eldest Daughters of M. L. Nathanson

    • Bella and Hanna. The Eldest Daughters of M. L. Nathanson

      Bella and Hanna. The Eldest Daughters of M. L. Nathanson is a painting by the Danish painter, C. W. Eckersberg. It was painted in 1820. A busy portrait painter, Eckersberg received a commission from M. L. Nathanson to paint two large family portraits. Eckersberg painted the two daughters in two different poses but mad ... Read »


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    • Benefits Supervisor Sleeping

    • Benefits Supervisor Sleeping is a 1995 oil on canvas painting by Lucian Freud depicting an obese, naked woman lying on a couch. It is a portrait of Sue Tilley, then weighing about 127 kilograms (280 lb), a Job Centre supervisor. Tilley is the author of a biography of the Australian performer Leigh Bowery titled Leig ... Read »


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    • George Besson

    • George Besson (25 December 1882 – 19 June 1971) was a French art critic, and the founder and director of Cahiers d'Aujourd'hui. In 1971 he donated his art collection to the French state and the musée de Besançon and the musée Albert-André in Bagnols-sur-Cèze. ... Read »


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    • Bethlem Gallery

    • Bethlem Gallery

      The Bethlem Gallery is an art gallery in Beckenham, Bromley, England. It was established in 1997 to support and exhibit artists who are current or former patients of the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust. The gallery is housed in an Art Deco building shared with the Bethlem Museum of the Mind, with exhibit ... Read »


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    • Bison Licking Insect Bite

    • Bison Licking Insect Bite is a prehistoric carving by an unknown artist of the Upper Paleolithic, found at Abri de la Madeleine near Tursac in Dordogne, France, the type-site of the Magdalenian culture, which produced many fine small carvings in antler or bone. Created sometime between 20,000 and 12,000 BP (15,000 BP ... Read »


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    • Blacklight poster

    • A blacklight poster is a poster printed with inks which fluoresce under a black light. The inks used contain phosphors which cause them to glow when exposed to ultraviolet light emitted from black lights. The 1960s gave birth to the pervasive use of illegal drugs mainly hallucinogenics such as LSD (lysergic acid dieth ... Read »


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    • Body fluids in art

    • Occasionally in contemporary art, artists use body fluids as a medium in their art. Examples include: Depicting objects of popular respect (religious subjects, flags, etc.) in art which includes body fluids can trigger public protests due to such material's historic association with dirtiness. The outcry about the Pis ... Read »


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    • Body Pressure

    • Body Pressure is a 1974 performance piece by American artist Bruce Nauman. The performer is instructed to press their body against a wall in various positions; Nauman says that it "may become a very erotic exercise". The piece was re-interpreted and performed by Marina Abramović as part of her Seven Easy Pieces in ... Read »


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    • Bond paper

    • Bond paper is a high quality durable writing paper similar to bank paper but having a weight greater than 50 g/m2. The name comes from its having originally been made for documents such as government bonds. It is now used for letterheads, other stationery and as paper for electronic printers. Widely employed for graphi ... Read »


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    • Bongsan Art Fair

    • Bongsan Art Fair is a festival in Daegu, South Korea. The festival is held every October. The main contents is a Bongsan art event, a celebration performance, a lecture meeting, and a contact event with a writer. ... Read »


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    • Bonk Business

    • Bonk Business is a fictional corporation created by Finnish artist and sculptor Alvar Gullichsen. The "products of Bonk Business" are absurd machines, such as the paranormal cannon, that have no apparent use, and which are built by Gullichsen. The story is that Bonk machines are powered by anchovy oil. The works parody ... Read »


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    • Botsina

    • Botsina (also, buzina, botzina, and botsitsa) means lantern, lamp, torch, or spark in Aramaic. Many times the reference, in Jewish sources, is to that which enlightens spiritually. It has also been described as an "orgasm in the process of the divine". Pinchas Giller, in Reading the Zohar: the sacred text of the ... Read »


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    • Bottle cutting

    • Bottle cutting is an activity in which a person cuts a bottle using one of a variety of techniques, to create a new product. Techniques can include sawing or using hot wire. Around the late 1950s and early 1960s, some restaurants began making glasses by cutting wine bottles. In the late 1960s and early 1970s, bottle cu ... Read »


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    • Boyacá International Cultural Festival


    • Brain Cell

    • Structure of a typical neuron

      A neuron (/ˈnjʊərɒn/ NYEWR-on or /ˈnʊərɒn/ NEWR-on, also known as a neurone or nerve cell) is an electrically excitable cell that processes and transmits information through electrical and chemical signals. These signals between neurons occur via synapses, specialized connections with other cell ... Read »


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    • Bray Arts Show

    • Bray Arts Show is an annual event held in Bray, a town in north County Wicklow, Republic of Ireland, showcasing artists and performers related to the cultural arts sector. Coordinates: 53°12′04″N 6°06′40″W / 53.2012°N 6.110988°W / 53.2012; -6.110988 ... Read »


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    • Bristol board

    • Bristol board (also referred to as Bristol paper or Super white paper) is an uncoated, machine-finished paperboard. It is named after the city of Bristol in the southwest of England. Common sizes include 22.5″ × 28.5″ (572 × 724 mm) and its bulk thickness is .006 inches (0.15 mm) or higher and ... Read »


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    • Brussels Gallery Weekend

    • The Brussels Gallery Weekend is an event dedicated to visual contemporary art in Brussels. This weekend usually occurs in September and is divided in two main tours. One throughout the main art galleries of the city and one, curated by an independent curator, in the main artistic institutions. The Weekend also hosts p ... Read »


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    • Bulletism

    • Bulletist or bulletism is an artistic process that involves shooting ink at a blank piece of paper The result is a type of ink blot. The artist can then develop images based on what is seen. Salvador Dalí claimed to have invented this technique.Leonardo da Vinci, however, suggested that "just as one can hear any des ... Read »


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    • Bundeskunstsammlung

    • The Bundeskunstsammlung (Sammlung zeitgenössischer Kunst der Bundesrepublik Deutschland) - The Federal Collection of Contemporary Art, is a collection of modern works of art held by the government of the Federal Republic of Germany. Based on the principle that creative arts play an important role in democratic socie ... Read »


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    • Buon fresco

    • Buon Fresco Affresco, Italian for true fresco, is a fresco painting technique in which alkaline-resistant pigments, ground in water, are applied to wet plaster. It is distinguished from the fresco-secco (or a secco) and finto fresco techniques, in which paints are applied to dried plaster. The buon fresco techniq ... Read »


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    • C6.org

    • c6.org was an international media art and street art collective centred in London active from 1997 to 2010. The group combined graffiti, new media art and performance art with political commentary throughout the 90s. The founder of the group Leon Sessix also makes street art and stencil graffiti under the name Dotmas ... Read »


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    • Caloosahatchee Manuscripts

    • Caloosahatchee Manuscripts is the title of a sculpture designed by American artist Jim Sanborn.It is currently located at the Old Post Office Building in Fort Myers, Florida. The sculpture is bronze with text cut from a water jet cutter, and a pinpoint light source. ... Read »


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    • Canadian Impressionism

    • Canadian Impressionism is a subclass of Impressionist art influenced from French Impressionism. Guy Wildenstein of the Wildenstein Institute in Paris states in the foreword of A.K. Prakash's Impressionism in Canada: A Journey of Rediscovery that Canadian impressionism is "the Canadian artists who gleaned much from the ... Read »


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    • Cangiante

    • Cangiante is one of the four canonical painting modes of the Renaissance (the other three being Unione, Chiaroscuro, and Sfumato). The word itself derives from the Italian cangiare ("to change"). Cangiante is characterized by the painter's changing to a different, lighter, hue when the original hue cannot be made ligh ... Read »


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    • Capriccio (art)

    • In painting, a capriccio (Italian pronunciation: [kaˈprittʃo], plural: capricci [kaˈprittʃi]; in older English works often anglicized as "caprice") means an architectural fantasy, placing together buildings, archaeological ruins and other architectural elements in fictional and often fantastical combinat ... Read »


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    • Carbon dust

    • Carbon dust is an artistic technique in which carbon dust is applied to a prepared surface via dry brushes. Highlights may be painted on or scratched out later in the process. Dust is prepared by rubbing carbon pencils against an abrasive surface, such as a metal file. The technique was popularized by Max Brödel (18 ... Read »


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    • CARC (Kingston University)

    • The Contemporary Art Research Centre is a Research Centre within the Department of Fine Art, Kingston University. The founding Directors are Louis Nixon and Elizabeth Price, and the Director from 2016 is Mandy Ure . The stated ethos of the centre specifically refers to the research of André Breton: [We aim] to buil ... Read »


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    • Carnation (painting)

    • Carnation (Latin, caro, carnis, “flesh”), in painting, refers to the representation of color of flesh. It is also used in describing a painting or drawing to signify the undraped parts of a figure. The use of carnation requires very attentive study and great skill in the painter. It varies with the sex of th ... Read »


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    • Cartel de Don Juan Tenorio

    • Cartel de Don Juan Tenorio (Spanish for 'Don Juan Tenorio poster') is a 1949 painting by Spanish surrealist Salvador Dalí. It is perhaps best known for its theft and return. The painting achieved international coverage when it was stolen from the month-old Venus Over Manhattan gallery in New York City. Valued at $1 ... Read »


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    • Carving

    • Carving is the act of using tools to shape something from a material by scraping away portions of that material. The technique can be applied to any material that is solid enough to hold a form even when pieces have been removed from it, and yet soft enough for portions to be scraped away with available tools. Carving, ... Read »


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    • Central Asian art

    • Central Asian art is visual art created in Central Asia by the largely Turkic peoples of modern Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Tajikistan, Mongolia, Tibet, Afghanistan, and parts of China and Russia. The arts of recent centuries are mainly influenced by Islamic art, but the varied earlier ... Read »


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    • Chadam

    • Chadam is an animated web series by artist Alex Pardee based on characters he created for a number of The Used's album artwork and distributed by The WB and Eye Suck Ink. Chadam is produced by Jason "Jace" Hall of HDFILMS Inc. The short series premiered June 15 on TheWB.com. The WB and its children's network, Kids WB! ... Read »


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    • Chalcography

    • Chalcography (from Greek chalcos, copper and graphia, to write), are engravings on copper plates used for printmaking and for illustrations in the production of books. The Monte dei Santi di Dio by Antonio Bettini is the most ancient book bearing chalcographies, printed in Florence on September 10, 1477 from Nicolo di ... Read »


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    • Charity of St Thomas of Villanova

    • Charity of St Thomas of Villanova

      Charity of St Thomas of Villanova is an etching by Melchiorre Caffà from the 1660s. The print's dimensions are 60 x 40 centimeters. It is in the collection of the National Museum of Fine Arts, Malta, in Valletta . It is an illustration of the sculpture in the church of Sant'Agostino in Rome. Coordinates: 35 ... Read »


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    • Chemography

    • Chemography is an art medium conceived by Peyton Richmond Russo (Saint Paul, Virginia) in the early 1970s in which the artist brushes development chemicals onto sensitized photographic paper in a darkroom. It has sometimes been referred to as Chromoskedasic painting. According to Russo, "The process is that of a paint ... Read »


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    • China International Gallery Exposition

    • The China International Gallery Exposition (aka CIGE, Zhongguo guoji hualang bolanhui) is an annual art exhibition held in China which showcases modern art and design. First held in April 2004 at the International Science and Technology Centre in Beijing, the CIGE had doubled in size by the following year and is now i ... Read »


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    • Chocolate box art

    • Chocolate box art originally referred literally to decorations on chocolate boxes. Over the years, however, the terminology has changed; it is now applied broadly as an often pejorative term to describe paintings and designs that are overly idealistic and sentimental. Using his own paintings of children, flowers and h ... Read »


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    • CIOPW

    • CIOPW is a collection of artwork by E. E. Cummings published in 1931. The title is an acronym made from the initial letters of the five media Cummings used to produce the collection: charcoal, ink, oil, pencil, and watercolours. Images at http://faculty.gvsu.edu/websterm/cummings/CIOPW/CIOPW.html. CIOPW contains 99 wo ... Read »


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    • Cirebon mask dance

    • Cirebon Mask Dance or tari topeng Cirebon is a local indigenous art form of Cirebon in Java, including Indramayu and Jatibarang, West Java and Brebes, Central Java. It is called mask dance because the dancers use masks when dancing. There is a lot of variety in Javanese mask dance, both in terms of the dance style and ... Read »


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    • Clay Figure Zhang

    • Clay Figure Zhang (simplified Chinese: ; traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: Nírén Zhāng) is a famous folk art in Tianjin, China. It was created by Zhang Mingshan (Chinese: 張明山; 1826–1906) during the Daoguang reign (1821–50) of the Qing dynasty. Clay Figure Zhang is made of ripe clay w ... Read »


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    • Codex Urbinas

    • A Treatise on Painting is a collection of Leonardo da Vinci's writings entered in his notebooks under the general heading "On Painting". The manuscripts were gathered together by Francesco Melzi some time before 1542 and first printed in French and Italian as Trattato della pittura by Raffaelo du Fresne in 1651. The ma ... Read »


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    • Color symbolism

    • Color symbolism in art and anthropology refers to the use of color as a symbol in various cultures. There is great diversity in the use of colors and their associations between cultures and even within the same culture in different time periods. The same color may have very different associations within the same cultur ... Read »


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    • Colour tracing paper

    • Tracing paper is paper made to have low opacity, allowing light to pass through. It was originally developed for architects and design engineers to create drawings which could be copied precisely using the diazo copy process; it then found many other uses. The original use for drawing and tracing was largely superseded ... Read »


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    • Cones Series

    • The Cones Series is a series of 87 abstract paintings by Turkish artist Burhan Doğançay, executed between 1986 and 1995 and featuring cones. In almost all of the paintings in the series the collage and fumage techniques are applied. ... Read »


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    • Coney Island waterboarding thrill ride

    • In the summer of 2008 conceptual artist Steve Powers conceived a work that came to be known as the Coney Island waterboarding thrill ride on Coney Island. As originally conceived, Powers saw the public watching volunteers undergoing actual waterboarding. The Washington Post reported that on August 17, 2008 Powers brou ... Read »


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    • Conjectural portrait

    • A conjectural portrait is a portrait made of a historical figure for whom no authentic contemporary portrait is available. The depiction, then, may be variously informed by written accounts of physical appearance, conjecture based on the subject's culture and background, and/or the artist's conception of the subject's ... Read »


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    • Conservation science (cultural heritage)

    • With respect to cultural heritage, conservation science is the interdisciplinary study of conservation of art, architecture, and other cultural works through the use of scientific inquiry. General areas of research include the technology and structure of artistic and historic works and the materials and media from whic ... Read »


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    • Conté


    • Contemporary Arts Society

    • The Contemporary Arts Society was founded by John Lyman in 1939 to promote modern art in Montreal, at a time when Canada was dominated by academic art. ... Read »


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    • Contemporary Tibetan art

    • Contemporary Tibetan art refers to the art of modern Tibet, or Tibet after 1950. It can also refer to art by the Tibetan diaspora, which is explicitly political and religious in nature. Contemporary Tibetan art includes modern thangka (religious scroll paintings) that resemble ancient thangka, as well as radical, avant ... Read »


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    • Contour rivalry

    • Contour rivalry is an artistic technique used to create multiple possible visual interpretations of an image. An image may be viewed as depicting one thing when viewed in a certain way; but if the image is flipped or turned, the same lines that formed the previous image now make up an entirely new design. This techniq ... Read »


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    • Cosmorama

    • A cosmorama is an exhibition of perspective pictures of different places in the world, usually world landmarks. Careful use of illumination and lenses gives the images greater realism. Cosmorama was also the name of an entertainment in 19th century London, at 207-209 Regent Street, at which the public could view scene ... Read »


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    • Cow wallpaper

    • Cow wallpaper

      Andy Warhol's Cow wallpaper was the first in a series of wallpaper designs he created from the 1960s to the 1980s. Some of Warhol's work has been described as being Keatonesque. According to Warhol, the inspiration for the cow theme stemmed from art dealer Ivan Karp: "Another time he said, 'Why don't you paint some co ... Read »


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    • Cowles Art School

    • Cowles Art School (aka Cowles School of Art) was a studio building on 148 Dartmouth Street, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, that was established in 1883 and continued operation until 1900. It was one of the largest art schools in the city, having several hundred scholars. By the end of the 19th century, Boston h ... Read »


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    • Craft in America

    • Craft in America, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Los Angeles, California. Conceived and founded by Carol Sauvion, its mission is to document the history and current practice of hand crafted work in America, and further an appreciation of its significance. Its Emmy-nominated and Peabody Award-winn ... Read »


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    • Creative limitation

    • Creative limitation is the concept of how purposely limiting oneself can actually drive creativity. At a 2013 Ted conference, artist Phil Hansen made several remarks concerning the value of limitations, among them that "We need to first be limited in order to become limitless,” and “If you treat the problems ... Read »


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    • Cretto di Burri

    • Cretto di Burri

      Coordinates: 37°47′17″N 12°58′17″E / 37.788081°N 12.971284°E / 37.788081; 12.971284 The Cretto di Burri (crack of Burri) or Cretto di Gibellina (crack of Gibellina), also known as "The Great Cretto", is a landscape artwork which undertaken by Alberto Burri in 1984 and ... Read »


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    • Luca Crivello


    • Croquis

    • Croquis drawing is quick and sketchy drawing of a live model. Croquis drawings are usually made in a few minutes, after which the model changes pose or leaves and another croquis is drawn. The short duration of the pose benefits models because they do not need to keep still for a long time; this also benefits the arti ... Read »


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    • Culture strike

    • A culture strike involves the refusal of artists or art institutions (arts organizations, festivals etc.) to respectively produce and show art. In October 2005 art institutions in Italy held a culture strike in response to a proposal of the Italian government to cut the budget of a special arts fund by 40 percent. [1] ... Read »


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    • Cyberarts

    • Cyberarts or cyberart refers to the class of art produced with the help of computer software and hardware, often with an interactive or multimedia aspect. The term "cyberarts" is vague and relatively new; nevertheless much of the work described by this term is rarely described any other way. For instance, a common ... Read »


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    • Dairy Art Centre

    • Dairy Art Centre

      Dairy Art Centre is a public space for contemporary visual art in Bloomsbury, London. It is currently temporarily closed for the site it occupies to be redeveloped and is set to relaunch once works have been completed. The Dairy is a private, non-commercial, initiative founded by art collectors Frank Cohen and Nic ... Read »


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    • Dalle de verre

    • Dalle de verre, from French: "glass slab", is a glass art technique that uses pieces of coloured glass set in a matrix of concrete and epoxy resin or other supporting material. The technique was developed by Jean Gaudin in Paris in the 1930s. Slabs of coloured glass, 20 centimetres (7.9 in) to 30 centimetres (12 ... Read »


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    • Dan Kwian

    • Dan Kwian (Thai: ด่านเกวียน) is a village and subdistrict in Chok Chai District, Nakhon Ratchasima Province. It is known for its pottery and handicrafts. The village name Dan Kwian means toll station or check point (Dan) for oxcarts (Kwian). Dan Kwian sits at a narrows ... Read »


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    • Death and the Maiden (motif)

    • Death and the Maiden was a common motif in Renaissance art, especially in painting and music. It developed from the Dance of Death, with an added erotic subtext. German artist Hans Baldung Grien depicted it several times in his paintings. The motif was revived during the romantic era in the arts, a notable example bei ... Read »


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    • Dedication (art)

    • In art, a dedication is the creation or attribution of a work of art as a tribute to or in honor of a person, place, or thing. The dedicatee may be the commissioner, conductor, premiere performer or musical ensemble, or patron. In music, examples include many of Beethoven's works, such as the Piano Sonata Op. 109, ded ... Read »


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    • DeFence

    • 'deFENCE' is an interactive conceptual art project for freedom of cohabitation, designed in such a way as to include each beholder personally. In tradition of Marcel Duchamp, the two main roles of this exhibit are the work itself, and the person watching it. Only here, the subjective role of the beholder is not the onl ... Read »


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    • Dematerialization (art)

    • Dematerialization of the art object is an idea in conceptual art. In "Six Years: The Dematerialization of the Art Object" Lucy Lippard characterizes the period of 1966 to 1972 as one in which the art object was dematerialised through the new artistic practices of conceptual art. ... Read »


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    • .detuned

    • .detuned

      .detuned is a demoscene project by the German demogroup .theprodukkt (also known as Farbrausch), released on the PlayStation 3. It was initially released on September 20, 2009 in Japan, and on October 15 in Europe and North America. It is the second demo released on the PlayStation 3 after Linger in Shadows. .detuned ... Read »


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    • Dipper (painting)

    • An oil dipper is used to hold a supply of turpentine, oil or painting medium. Used in oil painting, it can be clipped onto the edge of the wooden palette. ... Read »


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    • Djerassi Artists Residency

    • The Djerassi Artists Residency is an artists and writers residency in Woodside, California. It was founded in 1979 by Carl Djerassi, the inventor of the birth control pill. ... Read »


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    • Double-sided painting

    • A double-sided painting is a canvas which has a painting on either side. Historically, artists would often paint on both sides out of need of material. The of the two paintings was sometimes, although not normally, related. ... Read »


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    • Dress coat painting

    • Dress coat painting is style of genre painting from the 18th century. Its name derives from a fashionable garment among the gentlemen of that period. ... Read »


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    • Dust Storm (Manter, Kansas)

    • Dust Storm (Manter, Kansas)

      Dust Storm (Manter, Kansas) is a 3D digital simulation work of art, by John Gerrard. In 2008, the Dust Storm was shown at Artropolis, Chicago. In 2011, it was shown at PICA, Perth, Australia, Ivorypress, Madrid, Spain, and Irish Museum of Modern Art. The 3D "hyperreal" portraits depict beautiful landscapes. Dust ... Read »


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    • Eadred Reliquary

    • The Eadred Reliquary was one of the wide-ranging art forgeries produced by Shaun Greenhalgh and his family, of Bolton, Greater Manchester. In 1989, Shaun Greenhalgh's father, George, tried to sell to Manchester University a supposed 10th-century Anglo-Saxon silver reliquary, containing a small piece of wood which he c ... Read »


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    • Edinburgh Annuale

    • The Edinburgh Annuale is a visual art festival involving Edinburgh galleries and art projects, especially ones that promote local activity in the visual arts. The Edinburgh Annuale exists to promote grassroots visual arts operations in the city. The Annuale is co-ordinated by Edinburgh Artist Run Initiative The Embass ... Read »


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    • Electronic Art Cafè


    • Emami Chisel Art

    • Emami Chisel Art is an art gallery in Kolkata under Emami. Founded in 2008, the organization hosts a variety of exhibitions which includes art exhibition, painting exhibition and craft fairs. Richa Agarwal, wife of Aditya Agarwal and daughter-in-law of Radhe Shyam Agarwal, is the Director of Emami Chisel Art and contin ... Read »


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    • Emmanuel Shearith Israel Chapel

    • Emmanuel Shearith Israel Chapel

      The Emmanuel Gallery is an art gallery and historic building at 1201 10th Street in Denver, Colorado, United States, on the Auraria Campus. The gallery is housed in Denver's oldest surviving church building and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as Emmanuel Shearith Israel Chapel. It was built in 18 ... Read »


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    • The Emotionalists

    • Emotionalists is a group of artists founded as an artistic movement in 1994 by sculptor, painter and designer of the Polish School of Industrial Design, and professor emeritus at University of Bridgeport, Lubomir Tomaszewski. The group has as its mission the return to the natural language of expression in art and seek ... Read »


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    • Encuentro Internacional de Escultura en Madera-Piedra-Hierro de Rosario

    • The Encuentro Internacional de Escultura en Madera-Piedra-Hierro de Rosario ("International Meeting of Wood-Stone-Iron Sculpture in Rosario") is an artistic event celebrated every year, since 1993, in Rosario, province of Santa Fe, Argentina. It is organized by the Sculptors Association of Rosario. This event is atten ... Read »


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    • Encyclopedia of Albanian Art

    • The Encyclopedia of Albanian Art or Enciklopedia e Artit Shqiptar is an encyclopedia that specialises in coverage in Albania, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro and in the Albanian diaspora. It combines knowledge on a wide range of Albanian art, from painting and sculpture to and theatre. A number of authors have contrib ... Read »


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    • The Engineer's Lover


    • Estuaire (biennale)

    • Estuaire is a contemporary art exhibition that took place between Nantes and Saint-Nazaire (along the Loire estuary), France. The first edition was held in 2007 (from June to September), the second one in 2009, and the final one in 2012. Only three editions were planned from the start. Several of the artworks created ... Read »


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    • Expressions in Chalk Street Painting Festival


    • Extreme performance art

    • Since the beginning of the Dadaism in the Cabaret Voltaire, Zurich in 1916, many artists have experimented with extreme performance art as a critique of contemporary consumer culture. Some have used bodily fluids such as blood, faeces and urine. Other times they perform self-mutilation. In the 1960s and 1970s extreme p ... Read »


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    • Face of Canada

    • Face of Canada is an art exhibition displaying paintings of notable Canadians. It was showcased on July 1, 2011 at Canada Place in Vancouver, displaying over 100 oil portraits of notable individuals, both past and present, that helped shape the nation. The concept was derived by Canadian artist, William Meire. Bor ... Read »


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    • Fairy door

    • A fairy door is a miniature door, usually set into the base of a tree, for the purpose of entertaining children with fairy tales and fairy-related activities and games. Many fairy doors are to be found in woods and parks in Ireland and the United Kingdom. Behind the fairy door there may be a small space where notes, wi ... Read »


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    • Faithbooking

    • Faithbooking, or spiritual scrapbooking is a creative expression of a family's spiritual journey, values and events that are captured in scrapbooks, diaries or journals that combine the use of photographs, decorated papers, scripture, thoughts, prayers, blessings, stories and embellishments such as buttons, ribbon and ... Read »


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    • Family of Saltimbanques

    • Family of Saltimbanques

      Family of Saltimbanques (La famille de saltimbanques) is a 1905 painting by Pablo Picasso. The work depicts six , a kind of itinerant circus performer, in a desolate landscape. It is considered the masterpiece of Picasso's Rose Period, sometimes called his circus period. It was painted during a period from late 1 ... Read »


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    • Fax art

    • Fax art is art specifically designed to be sent or transmitted by a facsimile machine, where the "fax art" is the received "fax". It is also called telecommunications art or telematic art. "Fax art was another means of mediating distances", according to art historians Annmarie Chandler and Norie Neumark. Fax art was fi ... Read »


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    • Fedoskino miniature

    • Fedoskino miniature (Russian: федоскинская миниатюра) is a traditional Russian lacquer miniature painting on papier-mache, named after its original center Fedoskino (Федоскино), an old village near Moscow widely known from the lat ... Read »


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    • Fire art

    • Fire art is a piece of art that uses active flames as an essential part of the piece. The piece may either use flame effects as part of a sculpture, or be a choreographed performance of fire effects as the piece burns; the latter being almost a type of performance art. Fire can be a compelling medium for artists and v ... Read »


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    • First Things First 1964 manifesto

    • The First Things First manifesto was written 29 November 1963 and published in 1964 by Ken Garland. It was backed by over 400 graphic designers and artists and also received the backing of Tony Benn, radical left-wing MP and activist, who published it in its entirety in The Guardian newspaper. Reacting against a rich ... Read »


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    • Flatness (art)

    • In art criticism of the 1960s and 1970s, flatness described the smoothness and absence of curvature or surface detail of a two-dimensional work of art. Critic Clement Greenberg believed that flatness, or two-dimensional, was an essential and desirable quality in painting, a criterion which implies rejection of painterl ... Read »


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    • The Floating Piers

    • The Floating Piers

      The Floating Piers was a site-specific work of art by Christo and Jeanne-Claude, consisting of 100,000 square meters of yellow fabric, carried by a modular floating dock system of 220,000 high-density polyethylene cubes installed at Lake Iseo near Brescia, Italy. The fabric created a walkable surface between Sulzano, t ... Read »


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    • Font de Mussa Mosaic

    • Font de Mussa Mosaic

      approx. 1st-2nd century The Mosaic de la Font de Mussa (Mosaic from the Source of Mussa, in English) is a Roman mosaic found in Benifaió (Ribera Alta, Land of Valencia) and that dates of the 1st or 2nd century. It is located into the Museum of Prehistory of Valencia, where is one of the most highlighted pieces. It ... Read »


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    • Form and content

    • In art and art criticism, form and content are considered distinct aspects of a work of art. The term form refers to the work's style, techniques and media used, and how the elements of design are implemented. Content, on the other hand, refers to a work's essence, or what is being depicted. Incongruity between form a ... Read »


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    • Formal balance

    • Formal balance, also called symmetrical balance, is a concept of aesthetic composition involving equal weight and importance on both sides of a composition. ... Read »


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    • Frame conservation

    • Frame conservation is the preservation of picture frames. This involves replicating missing decorative elements, cleaning, gilding, and toning frame surfaces. Gilding, in the context of frame preservation, describes the process by which metal leaf is applied to a frame to restore areas of the preexisting leaf that ... Read »


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    • David Franklin (curator)

    • David Franklin is an art historian with expertise in Italian Renaissance art, a curator, and a former art museum director. David Franklin is employed by the Thomson Collection in Toronto, Ontario. On April 8, 2015, he gave his first public lecture under this affiliation at the National Gallery of Canada's Wednesda ... Read »


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    • French standard sizes for oil paintings

    • French standard sizes for oil paintings refers to a series of different sized canvases for use by artists. The sizes were fixed in the 19th century. Most artists—not only French—used this standard, as it was supported by the main suppliers of artist materials. Only some contemporary artist material suppliers ... Read »


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    • Friede sei mit Dir

    • The relief sculpture Friede sei mit Dir (German: [ˈfʁiːdə ˈzaɪ mɪt ˈdiːɐ̯]), also known as the cock of Berlin is an artwork by sculptor Peter Lenk. It is located in Berlin at the building of the editorial staff of German newspaper taz. The sculpture displays living persons who were inv ... Read »


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    • Frisket

    • A frisket is any material that protects areas of a work from unintended change. On a sheet-fed letterpress printing machine, a frisket is a sheet of oiled paper that covers the space between the type or cuts (illustrations) and the edge of the paper that is to be printed. When the press operator uses a brayer to c ... Read »


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    • Froissage

    • Froissage is a method of collage developed by Czech artist Ladislav Novák in which the lines made by crumpling up a piece of paper are used to create a drawing. One major exponent of the art of froissage is Jiří Kolář. In his lifetime, Kolář acquired a reputation as one of the most inventive 20th- ... Read »


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    • Frottage (art)

    • In art, frottage (from French frotter, "to rub", Rubbing) is a surrealist and "automatic" method of creative production developed by Max Ernst. In frottage, the artist takes a pastel or pencil or other drawing tool and makes a rubbing over an uneven surface. The drawing can be left as it is or used as the basis for fu ... Read »


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    • Fugitive pigment

    • Fugitive pigments are pigments that lighten, darken, or otherwise change in appearance or physicality over time when exposed to certain environmental conditions, such as light, temperature, humidity, or pollution. Fugitive pigments are present in types of paint, markers, inks etc., which are used for temporary applica ... Read »


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    • Fukinuki yatai

    • Fukinuki yatai (吹抜屋台) describes a feature of Japanese Art particularly associated with e-maki(絵巻) painted scrolls, famously for example, yamato-e. Literally meaning 'blown off roof', fukinuki yatai relates to the depiction of both interior and exterior environments - including rooms, scre ... Read »


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    • Fumage

    • Fumage is a surrealist art technique popularized by Wolfgang Paalen in which impressions are made by the smoke of a candle or kerosene lamp on a piece of paper or canvas. Paalen´s first Fumage Dictated by a Candle was presented 1936 in the International Surrealist Exhibition in London. In the same year Paalen painte ... Read »


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    • Lance Fung

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