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The diary of a young girl
A figurative movement that emerged in the United States and Britain in the late 1960s and 1970s. The subject matter, usually everyday scenes, is portrayed in an extremely detailed, exacting style. It is also called superrealism, especially when referring to sculpture.
A group of English painters formed in 1848. These artists attempted to recapture the style of painting preceding Raphael. They rejected industrialized England and focused on painting from nature, producing detailed, colorful works.
A late-nineteenth-century French school of painting. It focused on transitory visual impressions, often painted directly from nature, with an emphasis on the changing effects of light and color.
A method of watercolor painting, but prepared with a more gluey base, producing a less transparent effect.
A movement of the 1960s and 1970s that emphasized the artistic idea over the art object. It attempted to free art from the confines of the gallery and the pedestal.
A painting technique using pigments mixed with egg yolk and water. It produces clear, pure colors.
A realistic style of painting in which everyday life forms the subject matter, as distinguished from religious or historical painting.
A Russian abstract movement originated by Malevich c. 1913. It was characterized by flat geometric shapes on plain backgrounds and emphasized the spiritual qualities of pure form.
A termed coined by British art critic Roger Fry to refer to a group of nine-teenth century painters, who were dissatisfied with the limitations of impressionism. It has since been used to refer to various reactions against impressionism, such as fauvism and expressionism.
An abstract movement in Europe and the United States, begun in the mid-1950s, based on the effect of optical patterns.
An etching tecnique in which a solution of asphalt or resin is used on the plate. It produces prints with rich, gray tones.
A certifiable lunatic
From the Hebrew word for ‘prophet’. A group of French painters active in the 1890s who worked in a subjective, sometimes mystical style, stressing flat areas of color and pattern.
From which Shakespeare play is this line taken: “What in a name? That which we call a rose, by any other name would smell as sweet.”
Romeo and Juliet
From which Shakespeare play is this line taken: Goodnight, goodnight! parting is such sweet sorrow, That I should say goodnight till it be morrow.
Romeo and juliet
From which Shakespeare play is this line taken: What in a name That which we call a rose, by any other name would smell as sweet.
Romeo and juliet
Sir Thomas More
13 & Three Quarters
The lucky country
In sculpture, the projection of an image or form from its background. Sculpture formed in this manner is described as high relief or low relief (bas-relief), depending on the degree of projection. In painting or drawing, the apparent projection of parts conveying the illusion of three dimensions.
2001, A Space Odyssey
A Christmas Carol
The Daily Express
Lord Of The Flies
Meaning ‘fool the eye’ in french. In painting, the fine, detailed rendering of objects to convey the illusion that the painted forms are real and three-dimensional.
Six Days Of The Condor
Referring to the principles of Greek and Roman art of antiquity with its emphasis on harmony, proportion, balance, and simplicity. In a general sense, it refers to art based on accepted standards of beauty.
The Picture of Dorian Gray
Better homes and gardens
Jo, Meg Beth & Amy
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep
The Female Eunuch
What Irish playwright and author, wrote “The Importance of Being Ernest” and “A Picture of Dorian Grey” among others?
The Goblet Of Fire
The Kirov Ballet
The Time Machine
The Mystery Of Edwin Drood
Dr Spock (No Kidding)
Dr Spock (No Kidding)
Cruella De Vil
Which English Writer Divided His Novels Into 3 Categories, Novels Of Character & Environment, Romances & Fantasies & Novels Of Ingenuity
Which Famous Book Contains The Line ‘Once Upon A Time There Was A Little Chimney Sweep And His Name Was Tom’
The Water Babies
Which poet, in his “Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard” told us that “Full many a flower is born to blush unseen / And waste its sweetnes on the desert air.”?
Which Thriller Writers Works Include (The Dark Eyes Of London, Four Just Men & Sanders Of The River)
Gilbert & Sullivan
Dorothy L Sayers
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
A. A. Milne
Leonardo da vinci
Who Penned the Novel ‘The Pelican Brief” That Was Made Into A Film Starring Julia Roberts And Denzil Washington?
(Georges Remi ) Herge