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I Am Chicago

I Am Chicago is a documentary photography and video project by Adam Novak and Sara Collins. It consists of full body portraits and video footage of pedestrians in 30 neighborhoods across Chicago spanning the years of 2009–2011. It became a galler ...

                                               

Ideological realism

Ideological realism was an artistic movement in 19th century Russia, including groups like the Peredvizhniki. Ideological realism is also a name for a literary current that reached its zenith in the 19th century. It was very much like realism, bu ...

                                               

Idital

Idital is a form of Saura painting associated with the Saura tribals in the state of Odisha in India and mostly found in Rayagada, Gajapati and Koraput districts of Orissa. The tribal deity "IDITAL" commands great religious devotion from the trib ...

                                               

Il Bambino

Il Bambino is the name given in art to the image of the infant Jesus in swaddling clothes common in Roman Catholic churches. The most famous is the miracle-working Santissimo Bambino in the church of Santa Maria in Aracoeli at Rome, the festival ...

                                               

Illes Relief

Illes Relief is a 1:500 scale model of the city of Jerusalem. The model is made from molten and beaten zinc and is hand-painted. It was hand-crafted between 1864 and 1873 by Stephen Illes, a Hungarian Catholic who lived in the city making a livin ...

                                               

Imprimatura

In painting, imprimatura is an initial stain of color painted on a ground. It provides a painter with a transparent, toned ground, which will allow light falling onto the painting to reflect through the paint layers. The term itself stems from th ...

                                               

In Search of the Truth

In Search of the Truth is an interactive project composed of a touring, portable Truth Booth, established in 2011. The initiative is run by The Cause Collective, a collaboration between Cause Collective artists Ryan Alexiev, Hank Willis Thomas an ...

                                               

Incised painting

Incised painting is a technique used to decorate stone surfaces. First, a channel is scratched in the stone. Then, a thick paint or stucco plaster is laid across the surface. Last, the paint is scraped off the surface of the stone, leaving paint ...

                                               

Industrial painting

Industrial Painting is defined by the 1959 "Manifesto of Industrial Painting: For a unitary applied art", a text by Giuseppe Pinot-Gallizio which was originally published in Notizie Arti Figurative No. 9. A French translation was soon published i ...

                                               

Jack and Belle Linsky Collection

The Jack and Belle Linsky Collection is a group of over 380 European works of art, including 229 18th-century porcelain sculptures, amassed over forty years and donated to The Metropolitan Museum of Art by Belle Linsky in 1982, after the death of ...

                                               

La Joconde nue

Not to be confused with Monna Vanna painting. La Joconde nue or Monna Vanna is a 1514-1516 charcoal drawing with white highlights by the school of Leonardo da Vinci. It is a semi-nude portrait of a woman. The position of the subjects hands and bo ...

                                               

Joe Bonham Project

The Joe Bonham Project is named after the fictional limbless, faceless protagonist of Johnny Got His Gun, written by Dalton Trumbo in 1939 as an anti-war novel. Its purpose is to show the real face of war and the aftermath of war to the public wi ...

                                               

Ken Johnson (art critic)

Ken Johnson is an American art critic who lives in New York City. Johnson is a writer for the arts pages of The New York Times, where he covers gallery and museum exhibits. Johnson attended Brown University and State University of New York at Alb ...

                                               

The Jolly Fisherman

The Jolly Fisherman is a poster created by artist John Hassall in 1908 after he had been commissioned by the Great Northern Railways. It is regarded as one of the most famous holiday advertisements of all time and is believed to have influenced t ...

                                               

Kachrylion

Kachrylion was a potter of Greek red-figure pottery at the end of the 6th and the beginning of the 5th century. At his pottery had worked some of the most important attic-Greek vase painters of these times, so Euphronios and Oltos. He signed 29 k ...

                                               

Kissing Coppers

Kissing Coppers is a Banksy stencil that pictures two British policeman kissing. It was originally unveiled on the wall of Prince Albert Pub in Brighton in 2004 and gained significant attention due to Banksys notoriety as a provocative street art ...

                                               

Kolinsky sable-hair brush

A kolinsky sable-hair brush is a fine artists paintbrush. The hair is obtained from the tail of the kolinsky Mustela sibirica, a species of weasel rather than an actual sable. The "finest" brushes are made from the male hair only, but most brushe ...

                                               

Kyiv Biennial

Kyiv Biennial is the international forum for art, knowledge, and politics that integrates exhibitions and discussion platforms. It adopts an interdisciplinary perspective at the intersection of science, politics, and art in order to reflect on th ...

                                               

Lacertine

Lacertines, most commonly found in Celtic Art, are interlaces created by animal forms. Interlaces are a two-dimensional decoration formed by a number of ribbons or straps woven into a complex, usually symmetrical design. The art is intricate, oft ...

                                               

Lawson Park

Lawson Park is a remote English Lake District hillfarm, leased by Grizedale Arts from the Forestry Commission. It is situated opposite the village of Coniston overlooking Coniston Water. A major refurbishment by architects Sutherland Hussey in 20 ...

                                               

Leaf painting

Leaf painting is the process of painting with dyed leaves. Deriving from Japan, China or India, it became popular in Vietnam. Its two main forms are: Cutting and pasting dry leaf to make leaf paintings or using paint to draw onto the surface of d ...

                                               

Ruby Lerner

Ruby Lerner is an American arts executive. She ran Creative Capital, an arts foundation, from 1999 to 2016. Under her leadership, Creative Capital committed million in financial and advisory support to 511 projects representing 642 artists. She s ...

                                               

Leviathan Thot

Leviathan Thot is an art installation by the Brazilian artist, Ernesto Neto of 2006. It was first displayed in Europe at le Pantheon, Paris, during an exhibition which lasted from 15 September to 31 December 2006, as part of the Festival DAutomne ...

                                               

Licked finish

A licked finish is a hallmark of French academic art. It refers to the process of smoothing the surface quality of a painting so that the presence of the artists hand is no longer visible. It was codified by the French Academy in the eighteenth c ...

                                               

Liquin

Liquin is a quick-drying medium for oil and alkyd paint. Used as an additive in many forms of artwork, Liquin is produced by Winsor & Newton and has a number of uses.

                                               

List of artistic occupations

This is a list of artistic and creative occupations related to the creation of artistic displays. Architect Animator Art administrator Accessory designer Advertising designer Arts administration Artisan Ceramics artist Chief creative officer Bake ...

                                               

Little Constellation

Little Constellation is a network of contemporary art focus on geopolitical micro-areas of Europe. The project involves Cyprus, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, San Marino, Canton Ticino, Ceuta, Faroe Islands, Gibilt ...

                                               

London Art Fair

The London Art Fair is an annual art fair held at the Business Design Centre in Islington, London. The fair displays modern British and contemporary art, from the early 20th century onwards, presented by galleries and private collectors. Alongsid ...

                                               

Lookbook

A lookbook is a collection of photographs compiled to show off a model, photographer, style, stylist, or clothing line. Usually, bloggers or vloggers will "model" fashionable looks for that month or season. This gives viewers ideas on how to styl ...

                                               

Low key

Low key as a term used in describing paintings or photographs is related to but not the same as low-key lighting in cinema or photography. A photographic image, painting or movie can be defined as "low-key" if its dominant values are black, dark ...

                                               

Mactan Hindu Ganesha Statue

A crude Buddhist medallion and a copper statue of a Hindu Deity, Ganesha, has been found by Henry Otley Beyer in 1921 in an ancient site in Puerto Princesa, Palawan and in Mactan, Cebu. The crudeness of the artifacts indicates they are of local r ...

                                               

Aime Maeght

Aime Maeght was a French art dealer, collector, lithographer, and publisher. He founded the Galerie Maeght in Paris and Barcelona, and the Fondation Maeght in Saint-Paul-de-Vence near Nice. Though the original Flemish pronunciation is pronounced ...

                                               

Magna (paint)

Magna is the brand name of an acrylic resin paint, developed by Leonard Bocour and sold by Bocour Artist Colors, Inc. in 1947. It is very different from modern acrylic paint, as it is composed of pigments ground in an acrylic resin brought into e ...

                                               

Magnani-Rocca Foundation

The Magnani-Rocca Foundation is a private collection of old masters and modern art, gathered by the art collector and critic Luigi Magnani. He established the foundation in 1978 honour of his father Giuseppe and his mother Eugenia Rocca to promot ...

                                               

Magot (figurine)

A magot is a seated oriental figurine, usually of porcelain or ivory, of a grotesque form; the name derives from the Barbary ape, also known as "magot".

                                               

Eugene van Maldeghem

Eugene van Maldeghem, also known as Romaan Eugeen Van Maldeghem, was a Flemish painter of history, landscape, and portraits. He was a pupil of G. Wappers. The Museum of Fine Arts, Ghent contains his Charles V. at the Hospital of St. Just, and the ...

                                               

M&C Fine Arts Awards

The M&C Fine Arts Award is an award given to artists in Saint Lucia, currently run by the Cultural Development Foundation. The Awards began in 1979. Awards are given out in visual, literary and performing arts, and there is also a Joe Devaux ...

                                               

Marouflage

Marouflage is a technique for affixing a painted canvas to a wall to be used as a mural, using an adhesive that hardens as it dries such as plaster or cement.

                                               

The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian (Leonardo)

The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian is a drawing by Leonardo da Vinci showing the martyrdom of Saint Sebastian. It was rediscovered in Paris in March 2016, classed as a tresor national and presented to the press on 10 January 2017. Its auction estim ...

                                               

Mass drawing

Mass drawing refers to rendering the solidity of the subject by masses of tone or color, without emphasizing lines or edges. Also called weight and modeled drawings, they are one of the basic exercises in figure drawing along with contour drawing ...

                                               

Matchstick model

Matchstick models are scale models made from matches as a hobby. Regular matches are not used, however, but a special modeling type which do not have the combustible heads, and can be bought from art and craft shops. Though before the serial prod ...

                                               

Materials for the Arts

Materials for the Arts is a program of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs that provides free "new and gently used donated supplies to artists, nonprofit groups, and public schools." Its current Executive Director is Harriet Taub. Es ...

                                               

Max Mara Art Prize for Women

The Max Mara Art Prize for Women is a biennial arts prize awarded to a young female artist working in the United Kingdom.: 86 It is organized by the Max Mara fashion company and the Whitechapel Gallery in London. The prize includes a six-month re ...

                                               

Mean Streak (marker)

The Mean Streak is a type of marker made by Sanford, but can also refer to a variety of solidified paint marking sticks. This marker is a semi-solidified stick of oil-based paint in a twist tube which makes marks on many types of surfaces, includ ...

                                               

Megilp

Megilp also known as Macgilp and McGuilpis is an oil painting medium consisting of a mixture of mastic varnish and an oil medium: such as walnut, linseed, safflower, poppy, black oil cooked with litharge or white lead etc. Earlier recipes may omi ...

                                               

Memories of August 1914

Memories of August 1914 was a five-day outdoor performance art event featuring giant marionettes, and took place in Liverpool, England, from 23 to 27 July 2014. The event started with the sleeping Grandmother on display in St Georges Hall. On the ...

                                               

MIM – Laboratoire Musique et Informatique de Marseille

MIM is a multidisciplinary group. It was founded in 1984 by the French composer and musicologist Marcel Fremiot who wanted to create in Marseille a tool for reflection on music and contemporary musical practices. In 1991, a new research program i ...

                                               

Mineral painting

Mineral painting or Keims process, also known as stereochromy, is a mural or fresco painting technique that uses a water glass-based paint to maximize the lifetime of the finished work. The name "stereochromy" was first used in about 1825 by Joha ...

                                               

Mischtechnik

Mischtechnik or mixed technique is a term spanning various methods of layering paint, including the usage of different substances. The term gained popularity after Max Doerners 1921 book The Materials of the Artist and Their Use in Painting: With ...

                                               

Mississippi River Tales Mural

The Mississippi River Tales is a mural containing 24 panels covering nearly 18.000 square feet of the 15-foot -high downtown floodwall in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. It illustrates the history of the area beginning with the Native Americans who inh ...