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  • They might appreciate artists more where he's from.

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  • When the conquest of the city seemed inevitable, a great "brain drain" of scholars, artists, teachers, theologians, and the wealthy emigrated to Western Europe, especially to Italy.

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  • It turns out we all have a desire to be artists or philosophers or singers or photographers or commentators or reviewers.

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  • It was one of her favorite artists, Andy Gordon.

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  • All kinds of artists have come and gone in the last four centuries, popular in their time but forgotten now.

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  • I wouldn't own an art gallery if I didn't love artists.

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  • For while at New College only twenty out of seventy fellows were to study law instead of arts, philosophy and theology, at All Souls College sixteen were to be " jurists " and only twenty-four " artists "; and while at New College there were ten chaplains and three clerks necessarily, at All Souls the number was not defined but left optional; so that there are now only one chaplain and four bible clerks.

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  • The French artists still retain FIG ' 4.

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  • It was not unnatural that the king who had his palace built by Tyrian artists should have proposed to erect a permanent temple to Yahweh.

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  • His camp was a school of chivalry, his court a nursery of poets and artists.

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  • Her priestesses were Italian Greeks and her temple was Greek in its architecture and built by Greek artists.

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  • Thus its non-liability to freeze (when not absolutely anhydrous, which it practically never is when freely exposed to the air) and its nonvolatility at ordinary temperatures, combined with its power of always keeping fluid and not drying up and hardening, render it valuable as a lubricating agent for clockwork, watches, &c., as a substitute for water in wet gas-meters, and as an ingredient in cataplasms, plasters, modelling clay, pasty colouring matters, dyeing materials, moist colours for artists, and numerous other analogous substances which are required to be kept in a permanently soft condition.

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  • Boston was the undisputed literary centre of America until the later decades of the 19th century, and still retains a considerable and important colony of writers and artists.

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  • The oldest of these maps which have been preserved, the socalled " Pisan chart," which belongs probably to the middle of the 13th century, and a set of eight charts, known by the name of its former owner, the Cavaliere Tamar Luxoro, of somewhat later date, are both the work of Genoese artists.

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  • The Melian earth (yrl M0Xc6.3) was employed as a pigment by ancient artists.

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  • Here are Pinturicchio's famous frescoes of scenes from the life of the latter pontiff, and the collection of choir books (supported on sculptured desks) with splendid illuminations by Sienese and other artists.

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  • Conspicuous above all others, not only for grace of form but also for the immemorial attention paid to them by Japanese artists, are the crane (tsuru) and the heron (sagi).

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  • Costumes of the utmost magnificence were worn, and the chiselling of masks for the use of the performers occupied scores of artists and ranked as a high glyptic accomplishment.

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  • Sosens monkeys and badgers constitute the one possible exception, but the horses, oxen, deer, tigers, dogs, bears, foxes and even cats of the best Japanese artists were ill drawn and badly modelled.

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  • Her artists and artisans alike aim at symmetry, not by an equal division of parts, as we do, but rather by a certain balance of corresponding parts, each different from the other, and not numerically even, with an effect of variety and freedom from formality.

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  • The orchids may be taken as offering fair types of the Japanese artists ideal in all art work.

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  • Thus if a lacquer box in the form of a parallelogram is the object, Japanese artists will not divide it in two equal parts by a perpendicular line, but by a diagonal, as offering a more pleasing line and division.

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  • All three were practised by the same artists, and it was not until a later period that each became the badge of a school.

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  • The Yamato-Tosa artists painted in all styles, but that which was the speciality of the school, to be found in nearly all the historical rolls bequeathed to us by their leaders, was a lightly-touched outline filled in with flat and bright body-colors, in which verdigris-green played a great part.

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  • The originality of the motive did not prevent the adoption of all the Chinese conventions, and of some new ones of the artists own.

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  • He was the boldest and most original of Japanese landscape artists, leaving powerful and poetic records of the scenery of his own land as well as that of China, and trusting more to the sure and sweeping stroke of the brush than to color.

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  • His variety was inexhaustible, and he remains to this day a model whom the most distinguished artists are proud to imitate.

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  • Most of these artists were designers for books and broadsides by calling, painters only on occasion, but a few of them did nothing for the engravers.

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  • These artists, at first educated in one of the native schools, obtained from a Hollander in Nagasaki some training in the methods and principles of European painting, and left a few oil paintings in which the laws of light and shade and perspective were correctly observed.

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  • It is possible that the essays in perspective found in the pictures of Hokusai, Hiroshige, and some of the popular artists of the I 9th century, were suggested by Kokans drawings and writings.

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  • The greatest of all the artists of the popular school was, however, Hokusai (176o1849).

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  • Among the artists of this period, as of all others in Japan, Hokusai (1760-1849) is absolutely pre-eminent.

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  • Most of the artists, whose main work was the designing of broadsheets, produced elaborately illustrated books; and this series includes specimens of printing in colors from wood-blocks, which for technique have never been excelled.

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  • In the period next following, the chief artists were Keisai Yeisen (Keisai so-gwa, 1832) and Kikuchi VOsai (Zenken kojitsu), the latter of whom ranks perhaps as highly as any of the artists who confined their work to black and white.

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  • All the artists of this period were men of aristocratic rank and origin, and were held distinct from the carpenterarchitects of the imposing temples which were to contain their works.

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  • The great struggle between the Taira and Minamoto clans had ended, but the militant spirit was still strong, and brought work for the artists who made and ornamented arms and armour.

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  • The founder of the first great line of tsuba and menuki artists was Got YjO (1440-1512), a friend of the painter Kano Motonobu, whose designs he adopted.

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  • Many families of sword artists sprang up at a later period, furnishing treasures for the collector even down to the present day, and their labors reached a level of technical mastery and refined artistic judgment almost without parallel in the art industries of Europe.

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  • The initiator was Hidari Jingoro (1594-1652), at first a simple carpenter, afterwards one of the most famous sculptors in the land of great artists.

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  • Its manufacture as a special branch of art work dates from the rise of the naturalistic school of painting and the great expansion of the popular school under the Katsugawa, but the okimono formed an occasional amusement of the older glyptic artists.

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  • Evidently the idea of the great Yokoya experts, the originators of the style, was to break away from the somewhat formal monotony of ordinary engraving, where each line performs exactly the same function, and to convert the chisel into an artists i It is first boiled in a lye obtained by lixiviating wood ashes; it is next polished with charcoal powder; then immersed in plum vinegar and salt; then washed with weak lye and placed in a, tub of water to remove all traces of alkali, the final step being to digest in a boiling solution of copper sulphate, verdigris and water.

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  • The artists tool, be it brush or burin.

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  • Another variety of carving much affected by artists of the 17th century, and now largely used, is called shishi-ai-bori or niku-ai-bori.

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  • He belongs to a class of experts called uchi,nono-shi (hammerers) who perform preparatory work for glyptic artists in metal.

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  • Among the artists of early times it is often difficult to distinguish between the carver of wood and the caster of bronze.

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  • But in fact the glyptic artists of Tokyo, Osaka and KiOto, though they now devote their chisels chiefly to works of more importance than the netsuke, are in no sense inferior to their predecessors of feudal days, and many beautiful netsuke bearing their signatures are in existence.

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  • The artists of the Koun school, however, do much work which appeals to emotions in general rather than to individual memories.

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  • Architects, turners, tilemakers, decorative artists and sculptors, coming from China and from Korea, erected grand temples for the worship of Buddha enshrining images of much beauty and adorned with paintings and carvings of considerable merit.

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  • Most of the finest pieces of enamelled faience were the work of artists at the Tadeno factory, while the best specimens of other kinds were by the artists of Tatsumonji.

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  • But they receive their decoration, almost without exception, in Tokyo or Yokohama, where a large number of artists, called e-isuke-shi, devote themselves eiitirely to porcelain-painting.

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  • The faience of the Kioto artists never reached quite to the level of the Satsuma in quality of pdte and glowing mellowness of decoration; their materials were slightly inferior.

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  • The KiOto artists process is much easier than that of his rivals, and although his monochromes are often of most pleasing delicacy and fine tone, they do not belong to the same category of technical excellence as the wares they imitate.

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  • A majority of the artists are content to copy old pictures of Buddhas sixteen disciples, the seven gods of happiness, and other similar assemblages of mythical or historical personages, not only because such work offers large opportunity for the use of striking colors and the production of meretricious effects, dear to the eye of the average Western householder and tourist, but also because a complicated design, as compared with a simple one, has the advantage of hiding the technical imperfections of the ware.

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  • Its founders obtained a measure of official aid, and were able to secure the services of some good artists, among whom may be mentioned Obanawa and Shimauchi.

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  • Among the artists who influenced him were KanOTsunenobu, Nomura Sotatsu and Koyetsu.

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  • The industry was threatened with extinction, and would certainly have dwindled to insignificant dimensions had not a few earnest artists, working in the face of many difficulties and discouragements, succeeded in striking out new lines and establishing new standar4s for excellence.

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  • The artists great difficulty is to hide the metal base completely.

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  • Francis owes the greater measure of his glory to the artists and men of letters who vied in celebrating his praises.

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  • Francis sent to Italy for artists and for works of art, but he protected his own countrymen also.

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  • For the decoration of the palace and other monuments built by them, eminent artists were gathered from northern France and Flanders, and during this period the town became one of the great intellectual centres of France.

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  • Knight secured the best authors and artists of the day to write for and illustrate his magazine, which, though at first a commercial success, may have had the reason of its subsequent discontinuance in its literary excellence.

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  • It was not a success, and he did not again exhibit till 1858, when he sent a little picture of "The Fisherman and the Syren" to the Royal Academy, and "Samson and Delilah" to the Society of British Artists in Suffolk Street.

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  • For seven years (1876-1883) he commanded the 10th Middlesex (Artists) Rifle Volunteers, retiring with the rank of honorary colonel, and subsequently receiving the Volunteer Decoration.

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  • As president he was punctilious in the discharge of his duties, ready to give help and encouragement to artists young and old, and his tenure of the office was marked by some wise and liberal reforms. He frequently went abroad, generally to Italy, where he was well known and appreciated.

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  • The stories which Geoffrey preserved or invented were not infrequently a source of inspiration to literary artists.

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  • Making rapid progress, he was soon qualified to give a course of lectures on archaeology, which was attended by the principal artists then at Rome.

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  • Persons of recognized "imaginativeness," such as novelists and artists, do not seem more or less capable of the hallucinatory experiences than their sober neighbours; while persons not otherwise recognizably "imaginative" (we could quote a singularly accurate historian) are capable of the experiences.

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  • Equally contradictory of any such law of development is the circumstance that the Greeks of the 5th and 4th centuries B.C., although Pheidias and other artists were embodying their gods and goddesses in the most perfect of images, nevertheless continued to cherish the rude aniconic stocks and stones of their ancestors.

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  • He was a member of numerous organizations, including the Royal Society of British Artists and the Societe Nationale des Beaux Arts, France.

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  • It is important to remember that the tiaras in old Italian pictures are inventions of the artists and not copied from actual examples.

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  • Foreign artists worked for him at high wages; from Athens he brought Democedes, the greatest physician of the age, at an exceptional salary.

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  • The church of Santiago is noteworthy for its fine paintings and frescoes, some of which have been attributed, though on doubtful authority, to Peter Paul Rubens and other illustrious artists.

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  • The success of his sketch for the picture of the "Oath of the Tennis Court," and his pronounced republicanism, secured David's election to the Convention in September 1792, by the Section du Museum, and he quickly distinguished himself by the defence of two French artists in Rome who had fallen into the merciless hands of the Inquisition.

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  • The town never possessed a distinct school of artists.

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  • Pradier and Chaponniere, the sculptors; Arlaud, Diday and Calame, the artists; Mallet, who revealed Scandinavia to the literary world; Necker, the minister; Sismondi, the historian of the Italian republics; General Dufour, author of the great survey which bears the name of the "Dufour Map," have each a niche in the Temple of Fame.

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  • The art museum, in Eden Park, contains paintings by celebrated European and American artists, statuary, engravings, etchings, metal work, wood carving, textile fabrics, pottery, and an excellent collection in American ethnology and archaeology.

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  • The works of art visible in Prato are due, as will be seen, entirely to Florentine artists.

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  • The "red room" was the meeting-place in a small cafe in Stockholm of a society of needy journalists and artists, whose failure and despair are shown off against the prosperity of a typical bourgeois couple.

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  • Many of these primitive arts are still to be found in the more secluded districts, and perhaps the best work in pottery moulding in Mexico to-day is that of uneducated Indian artists.

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  • He encouraged artists whose reputations were still in the making,but his patronage was somewhat capricious.

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  • Another portrait is included in a set of sketches by native artists, some of which, taken probably from life, show great care and cleverness.

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  • The cathedral is adorned with many valuable objects of art, paintings and sculptures, by such artists as Veit Stoss, Guido Reni, Peter Vischer, Thorwaldsen, &c. Part of the ancient Polish regalia is also kept here.

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  • Most of them have been indifferently restored by local artists, who follow mechanically a kind of hieratic tradition, the principles of which are embodied in a work of iconography by the monk Dionysius, said to have been a pupil of Panselinos.

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  • This last contains a small but interesting collection of pictures, including works by Paolo Uccello, Giovanni Santi, Justus of Ghent, Timoteo della Vite, and other 15th-century artists, also a "Resurrection" by Titian (a late work).

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  • In the sacristy there is a very beautiful miniature-like painting of the "Scourging of Christ," by Piero della Francesca, and other pictures by later artists.

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  • It is now the property of a society of artists.

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  • It was at his court that Piero della Francesca wrote his celebrated work on the science of perspective, Francesco di Giorgio Martini his Trattato d'architettura (published by Saluzzo, Turin, 1841), and Giovanni Santi his poetical account of the chief artists of his time.

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  • In the 14th century Pistoia possessed a number of the most skilful artists in silver-work, a wonderful specimen of whose powers exists now in the cathedral - the great silver altar and frontal of St James, originally made for the high altar, but now placed in a chapel on the south side.

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  • It contains a fine organ by Silbermann and pictures by Raphael Mengs and other artists, the outside being adorned with 59 statues by Mattielli.

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  • In separate compartments there are a number of crayon portraits, most of them by Rosalba Carriera, and views of Dresden by Canaletto and other artists.

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  • The Stones of Venice was illustrated with engravings by some of the most refined artists of his time.

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  • Although Ruskin was practised in drawing from the time that he could hold a pencil, and had lessons in painting from some eminent artists, he at no time attempted to paint pictures.

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  • But the essence of his teaching has triumphed in effect, and has profoundly modified the views of artists, critics and the public, although it is but rarely accepted as complete or final.

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  • It is not the interests of visitors alone that must be consulted, for Hampstead, adding to its other attractions a singularly healthy climate, has long been a favourite residential quarter, especially for lawyers, artists and men of letters.

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  • These instruments they have from us, and made by our artists, and they do not in the least vary from ours, except that the characters are Arabic. The Arabs are the most skilful navigators of all the Asiatics or Africans; but neither they nor the Indians make use of charts, and they do not much want them; some they have, but they are copied from ours, for they are altogether ignorant of perspective."

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  • To repair the ravages of neglect, and, more especially, to restore the decayed churches, Martin at once expended large sums; while, later, he engaged famous artists, like Gentile da Fabriano and Masaccio, and encouraged all forms of art by every means within his power.

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  • Again, the patronage which he showed to art and artists was of the greatest importance.

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  • At the papal order there arose the Ponte Sisto, the hospital of San Spirito, Santa Maria del popolo, Santa Maria della pace, and finally the Sistine Chapel, for the decoration of which the most famous Tuscan and Umbrian artists were summoned to Rome.

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  • A coinage was then issued (it would appear once only) in Tibet for domestic use, modelled on an old Kathmandu pattern and struck by Nepalese artists.

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  • In any case they are interesting as showing the way in which ancient artists treated mythological and other subjects, and are written with artistic knowledge and in attractive language.

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  • Elsewhere " Phoenicians " are merchants, kidnappers, &c., " Sidonians " are artists; to indicate nationality both names seem to be used indifferently, e.g.

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  • Remains of sculpture, engraved bronzes and gems, show clearly the source to which the Phoenician artists went for inspiration; for example, the uraeus-frieze and the winged disk, the ankh or symbol of life, are Egyptian designs frequently imitated.

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  • After his father's death he instituted splendid funeral games in his honour, which were celebrated by artists and poets, such as Stesichorus.

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  • The elder Pliny's anecdotes of Greek artists supplied Vasari with the subjects of the frescoes.

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  • The place is a centre for artists, geologists and botanists, for the ascent of Snowdon, Moel Siabod, Glydyr Fawr, Glydyr Fach, Tryfan, &c., and for visiting Llyn Ogwen, Llyn Idwal, Twll du (Devil's Kitchen), Nant Ffrancon and the Penrhyn quarries.

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  • As a man of education and refinement, fond of music, the fine arts, and polite literature, he was unintelligible to the szlachta, who regarded all artists and poets as either mechanics or adventurers.

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  • Boyman in 1847, more than half was destroyed by fire in 1864; but the collection has been enlarged since and is representative of both ancient and modern artists.

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  • Berthollet and some artists to receive the pictures and statues levied from several Italian towns, and made there the acquaintance of General Bonaparte.

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  • His court at Munich was the resort of artists of all kinds, and the city was enriched with splendid buildings; while artistic works were collected from Italy and elsewhere.

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  • The tails are used for artists' "sable" brushes.

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  • Most artists prize these skins above all others.

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  • The kolinski, or as it is sometimes styled Tatar sable, is the animal, the tail of which supplies hair for artists' brushes.

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  • A burst of literary and artistic activity followed the Revolution; and van Hasselt's house became a centre of poets, artists and musicians of the romantic school.

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  • Many artists have been attracted to settle here.

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  • Among the more prominent secular buildings are the Giirzenich, a former meeting-place of the diets of the Holy Roman Empire, built between 1441 and 1447, of which the ground floor was in 1875 converted into a stock exchange, and the upper hall, capable of accommodating 3000 persons, is largely utilized for public festivities, particularly during the time of the Carnival; the Rathaus, dating from the 13th century, with beautiful Gobelin tapestries; the Tempelhaus, the ancestral seat of the patrician family of the Overstolzens, a beautiful building dating from the 13th century, and now the chamber of commerce; the Wallraf-Richartz Museum, in which is a collection of paintings by old Italian and Dutch masters, together with some works by modern artists; the Zeughaus, or arsenal, built on Roman foundations; the Supreme Court for the Rhine provinces; the post-office (1893); the Imperial Bank (Reichsbank); and the municipal library and archives.

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  • Had the natives of Egypt been asked to choose between the preservation of Ptolemy's famed temple and the benefit to be derived from a considerable additional depth of water storage, there can be no question that they would have preferred the latter; but they were not consulted, and the classical sentiment and artistic beauty of the place, skilfully pleaded by archaeologists and artists, prevailed.

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  • The memoirs of local writers and artists were treated by Soprani and Ratti.

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  • Phene Spiers, Architecture East and West, p. 245 f.), but it is certain that the engraved gems for which there was a demand in the Persian empire were largely the work of Greek artists (Furtwangler, Antike iii.

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  • At the same time, artists and men of letters were now addressing themselves in most cases, not to their fellow-citizens in a free city, but to kings and courtiers, or the educated class generally of the Greek world.

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  • Napoleons great military expedition in 1798 was accompanied by a scientific commission including artists and archaeologists, the results of whose labors fill several of the magnificent volumes of the, Description de lEgypte.

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  • As to manners and customs, although we possess no systematic descriptions of them from a native source-, the native artists and scribes have presented us with exceptionally rich materials in the painted and sculptured scenes of the tombs from the Old and Middle Kingdoms and the New Empire.

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  • That the artists were conscious of their poverty of thought is shown by some precise imitations of the style of early monuments.

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  • The Saitic heads in basalt show a school of close observation, with fair power of rendering the personal character; and even in Roman times there still were provincial artists who could model a face very truthfully, as is shown in one case in.

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  • Finally, it may be mentioned that a sum proportionately large is available from public funds and regular parliamentary grants for furthering science and arts by temporary subventions to students, authors, artists and others of insufficient means, in order to enable them to carry out particular works, to profit by foreign travel, &c. The principal scientific societies and institutions are detailed under Copenhagen.

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  • From Flanders to Rome his distinction was acknowledged, and artists of less invention, among them some of the foremost on both sides of the Alps, were not ashamed to borrow from his work this or that striking combination or expressive type.

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  • Several of his finest portrait-drawings in chalk or charcoal, including those of his brother artists Lucas Van Leyden and Bernard Van Orley, as well as one of two fine portrait paintings of men, belong to the period of this journey.

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  • In the town museum is an interesting collection of paintings, chiefly by modern artists, but including also pictures by some of the older masters, among whom Ferdinand Bol, the two Cuyps, Nicolas Maes, Godefried Schalcken, and in later times Ary Scheffer, were all natives of Dordrecht.

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  • This change in his method of viewing Nature was looked on as revolutionary by the Royal Scottish Academy, and for some years his work found little favour in that quarter; but other artists gradually adopted the system of tone-studies, which ultimately prevailed.

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  • Seven artists volunteered help, and the work was hastily begun.

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  • Budapest possesses numerous squares, generally ornamented with monuments of prominent Hungarians, usually the work of Hungarian artists.

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  • The performances are almost exclusively in Hungarian, the exceptions being the occasional appearance of French, Italian and other foreign artists.

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  • The Irrational Knot, written in 1880, and Love among the Artists (written in 1881) first appeared as serials in Our Corner, a monthly edited by Mrs Annie Besant; Cashel Byron's Profession (reprinted in 1901 in the series of "Novels of his Nonage") and An Unsocial Socialist first appeared in a Socialist magazine To-day, which no longer exists.

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  • They continued a practice of Wedgwood's in employing able artists to produce designs, and the most famous of these was John Flaxman, whose name will for ever be associated with the firm's productions.

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  • In the course of his visits to Italy he formed friendships with famous artists such as Thorwaldsen and Cornelius.

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  • His popularity, which had been shaken by the Montez affair, he soon recovered, especially among artists.

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  • Here he gave himself up unreservedly to the new impressions which crowded on him, and he was soon at home among the German artists in Rome, who welcomed him warmly.

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  • He went to Rome in Winckelmann's footsteps; it was the antique he sought, and his interest in the artists of the Renaissance was virtually restricted to their imitation of classic models.

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  • Their exact method is not certainly known, but it appears probable that they were acquainted with the process now called a cire perdue - the same as that employed by the great Italian artists in bronze.

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  • The further enrichment of the object by enamels and inlay of other metals was practised at a very early period by Assyrian, Egyptian and Greek metal-workers, as well as by the artists of Persia and medieval Europe.

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  • This process was chiefly applied by medieval artists to the precious metals, but by the Assyrians, Greeks and other early nations it was largely used for bronze.

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  • The gorgeous Pala d'oro, still in St Mark's at Venice, a gold retable covered with delicate reliefs and enriched with enamels and jewels, was the work of Byzantine artists during the 11th century.

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  • The technical skill of these Byzantine metal-workers was soon acquired by native Italian artists, who produced many important works in bronze similar in style and execution to those of the Byzantine Greeks.

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  • The greatest artists in metal laboured on it in succession, among them Orcagna, Ghiberti, Verrocchio, Ant.

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  • Whole volumes might be devoted to the magnificent works in bronze produced by the Florentine artists of this century, works such as the baptistery gates by Ghiberti, the statues of Verrocchio, Donatello and many others, the bronze screen in Prato cathedral by Simone, brother of Donatello, in 1444-1461, and the screen and bronze ornaments of the tomb of Piero and Giovanni dei Medici in San Lorenzo, Florence, by Verrocchio, in 1472.

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  • At the latter part of the 15th century and the beginning of the 16th the Pollaiuoli, Ricci and other artists devoted much labour and artistic skill to the production of candlesticks and smaller objects of bronze, such as door-knockers, many of which are works of the greatest beauty.

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  • British architects and artists who design for the principal decorating firms are to-day as conversant with the Renaissance and succeeding styles of France and Italy as medieval revivalists were familiar with the Gothic styles with which they made us so well acquainted.

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  • Statue-founding is a highly specialized department of metal-work, in which the artists of the middle ages excelled.

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  • In some places wood-carving has been brought to considerable perfection; and native artists know how to engrave on metal both by etching and the burin.

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  • It has been seen that the range of subjects recognized by Protagoras and Prodicus gradually extended itself, until Hippias professed himself a teacher of all branches of learning, including in his list subjects taught by artists and professional men, but handling them from a popular or non-professional point of view.

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  • It is certain that Socrates's contemporaries regarded him as a sophist; and it was only reasonable that they should so regard him, because in opposition to the physicists of the past and the artists of the present he asserted the claims of higher education.

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  • Now it is true that before 447 B.C., besides the teachers of writing, gymnastics and music, to whom the young Greek resorted for elementary instruction, there were artists and artisans who not only practised their crafts, but also communicated them to apprentices and pupils, and that accordingly the Platonic Protagoras recognizes in the gymnast Iccus, the physician Herodicus, and the musicians Agathocles and Pythoclides, forerunners of the sophists.

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  • Though some of those who resorted to the gymnasts, physicians and musicians derived from them such substitute for " higher education " as was before 447 generally obtainable, it was only incidentally that professional men and artists communicated anything which could be called by that name.

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  • Notwithstanding subsequent discoveries of stupendous paintings in the gardens of the Villa Farnesina on the banks of the Tiber, the monochromes of Herculaneum remain among the finest specimens of the exquisite taste and consummate skill displayed by the ancient artists.

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  • It has an arcade with frescoes, restored by modern Munich artists, and contains a magnificent hall - the Fiirstensaalrichly decorated with wood-carving and stained-glass windows.

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  • Seoul and several of the oldest cities were captured, and in some instances destroyed, the country was desolated, and the art treasures and the artists were carried to Japan.

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  • It contains the municipal picture gallery, with a large number of pictures of artists of the school of Ferrara.

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  • The cathedral has a good rose-window and possesses, like several of the other churches, 15th-century paintings by Umbrian artists, especially works by Niccolo Alunno.

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  • It is perhaps the finest piece of elaborate and richly adorned Renaissance architecture in existence, and is the work of a number of different artists.

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  • If any one was ever awake to the joys of living it was the minnesinger, troubadour or goliard, and the world had to wait until Rousseau and Burns before its external beauty was discovered, or at least deeply appreciated, by any but a few Dutch artists.

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  • It is the work, in short, not of artists but of skilled workmen; the ideal artist is " Daeda-us," a name which implies mechanical skill and intricate workmanship, not beauty of design.

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  • This suggested to him a distinction between what he called primary and secondary poets - the first employing poetry to relieve their own hearts, the second, poetic artists, composing poetry from some other and less impulsive motive.

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  • Yet we find in the writings of Ghiberti and Alberti, we notice in the masterpieces of these men and their compeers Brunelleschi and Donatello, how even in the 15th century the minds of artists were fascinated by what survived of classic grace and science.

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  • The cities of Strassburg, Nuremberg, Augsburg, Basel, became centres of learned coteries, which gathered round scholars like Wimpheling, Brant, Peutinger, Schedel, and Pirckheimer, artists like Darer and Holbein, printers of the eminence of Froben.

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  • Italians came to France as courtiers, ambassadors, men of business, captains and artists.

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  • Wenzel Jamnitzer (1508-1585), the worker in silver, is perhaps eminent enough to be added to the above list of artists.

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  • His first success was obtained in 1844, when his "Milkwoman" and "Lesson in Riding" (pastel) attracted notice at the Salon, and friendly artists presented themselves at his lodgings only to learn that his wife had just died, and that he himself had disappeared.

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  • Again and again it has been proved that the human great toe can be by constant practice used as a thumb; artists exist who have painted pictures grasping the brush with their toes, and violinists have been known to play their instruments in the same manner.

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  • He also exerted himself to get measures put in execution for restraining the vandalistic fury against the monuments of art, extended his protection to artists and men of letters, and devoted much of his attention to the reorganization of the public libraries, the establishment of botanic gardens, and the improvement of technical education.

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  • The interior is magnificently decorated with mosaics, mural paintings and statuary, chiefly the work of local artists.

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  • Here you find articles in the encyclopedia about artists.

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  • The Italians saw in him a pedantic foreign professor, blind to the beauty of classical antiquity, penuriously docking the stipends of great artists.

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  • In the 18th and 19th centuries Chelsea, especially the parts about the embankment and Cheyne Walk, was the home of many eminent men, particularly of writers and artists, with whom this pleasant quarter has long been in favour.

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  • Unio pictorum, the common river mussel (Thames), appears to owe its name to the fact that the shells were used at one time for holding water-colour paints as now shells of this species and of the sea mussel are used for holding gold and silver paint sold by artists' colourmen, but it has no other economic value.

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  • Finally, all idea of the divine vanished, and the artists merely presented her as the type of a beautiful woman, with oval face, full of grace and charm, languishing eyes, and laughing mouth, which replaced the dignified severity and repose of the older forms. The most famous of her statues in ancient times was that at Cnidus, the work of Praxiteles, which was imitated on the coins of that town, and subsequently reproduced in various copies, such as the Vatican and Munich.

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  • The earlier artists at Newlyn were said to have selected it as their centre, because a greyness in the atmosphere helped their depiction of subtleties in tone, part of their creed being subordination of colour to tone-gradation.

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  • There is a permanent Art Gallery, containing examples of the work of the Newlyn artists.

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  • That Leonardo was among the artists thus employed is proved both by notes and projects among his MSS.

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  • Great artists were usually exempt from the consequences of political revolutions, and Trivulzio, now or later, commissioned Leonardo to design an equestrian monument to himself.

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  • As with Goldsmith, and so many other men who have become artists of the pen, college proved a stepmother to him.

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  • When the ephebia instead of a military college became a university, the military instructors were replaced by philosophers, rhetoricians, grammarians and artists.

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  • In music and painting there have been artists of talent in the Cape Colony, but the country is still too young, and the conditions of life too disturbed, to allow such a development as has already occurred in Australia.

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  • One of them, Alessandro (1520-1589), was created cardinal at the age of fourteen; he was a man of learning and artistic tastes, and lived with great splendour surrounded by scholars and artists, among whom were Annibal Caro, Paolo Giovio, Mons.

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  • The Art Gallery and Museum at Schoolhill, built in the Italian Renaissance style of red and brown granite, contains an excellent collection of pictures, the Macdonald Hall of portraits of contemporary artists by themselves being of altogether exceptional interest and unique of its kind in Great Britain.

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  • This work, apart from its value to artists and psychologists, is of interest historically, as there is no doubt the investigations of the author into the nervous supply of the muscles of expression induced him to prosecute inquiries which led to his great discoveries in the physiology of the nervous system.

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  • In those troubled times Rousseau and Millet unburdened their souls to their friends, and their published lives contain many letters, some extracts from which will express the ideals which these artists held in common, and show clearly the true and firmly-based foundation on which their art stands.

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  • The ideas of the " Barbizon school " only gradually obtained acceptance, but the chief members of it now rank among the greater artists of their time.

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  • Dr Nugent eventually took up his residence with his son-in-law in London, and became a popular member of that famous group of men of letters and artists whom Boswell has made so familiar and so dear to all later generations.

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  • But the beauty of the island and its ruins and palm trees, the joy of travellers and artists, is almost gone.

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  • In Mt Auburn Cemetery are buried many artists, poets, scholars and other men and women of fame.

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  • Aesculapius was a favourite subject of ancient artists.

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  • Carved ivory objects abound, and there are many evidences of the skill attained by native artists, who perhaps owed something to their contact with the Portuguese.

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  • On the coins of Arcadia, Aetolia, Crete and Sicily, are to be seen varied and beautiful representations of her head as conceived by the Greek artists in the best times.

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  • An annual exhibition is held under the auspices of the Art Union; and the members of the Artists' Society, or Malkasten, as they are called, have annual festivals and masquerades.

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  • Since all rational activity is for some end, the different arts or functions of human industry are naturally defined by a statement of their ends or uses; and similarly, in giving an account of the different artists and functionaries, we necessarily state their end, " what they are good for."

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  • This is adorned with statues and frescoes by modern German artists, and has near it the chemical, physical, botanical, geological, seismological and zoological institutes, also the observatory, all designed by Eggert and built between 1877 and 1888.

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  • The margravine made Baireuth one of the intellectual centres of Germany, surrounding herself with a little court of wits and artists which gained added prestige from the occasional visits of Voltaire and Frederick the Great.

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  • The last named has a very fine collection of drawings by Spanish and other artists, a good library and classes for instruction in seamanship, mathematics and languages.

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  • In musical skill and invention he already vied with the best professors of the art in Italy; his personal taste would have led him to choose painting as his profession, and one of the most eminent artists of his day, Lodovico Cigoli, owned that to his judgment and counsel he was mainly indebted for the success of his works.

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  • His wife, Helena de Kay, a grand-daughter of Joseph Rodman Drake, assisted, with Saint Gaudens and others, in founding the Society of American Artists, now merged in the National Academy, and the Art Students' League of New York.

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  • In 1880 he became a member of the Society of American Artists, and in 1885 was elected to full membership in the National Academy of Design, New York, and was for one term its vice-president; he became a member also of the American Water Color Society and of the Institute of Painters in Oil Colours, London.

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  • The surface is sterile, naked and rugged, with bold, rocky ledges, and a most picturesque shore, the beauties of which have made it a favourite summer resort, much frequented by artists.

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  • The monks were the chief champions of images, because they were illuminators and artists.

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  • Their artists have no choice of subjects and no initiative.

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  • The methods of bleaching by oxygen include all those which aim at the bleaching by exposure to the air and to sunlight (as in the case of artists' linseed-oil), or where oxygen or ozone is introduced in the form of gas or is evolved by chemicals, as manganese dioxide, potassium bichromate or potassium permanganate and sulphuric acid..

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  • As an important addition to the work of the theatre, a permanent school has been established at Bayreuth for the sake of training young musicians to take part in the festival performances, which were at first exclusively, and then partially, undertaken by artists from other German and foreign theatres.

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  • Artists of renown perpetuated her features on canvas, on marble and on many exquisite medals, one of which has a closed book graven on the reverse, with the inscription " Elegiae " in allusion to poems she was said to have written.

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  • Alberti came to Rimini, made his design, saw the work begun and then left it to be carried out by very skilful artists, on whom he impressed the necessity of faithfully preserving its general character so as " not to spoil that music."

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  • The numerous artists employed on the interior of the church were under the direction of the proto-maestro Matteo de Pasti the celebrated medallist.

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  • It had a lot of information about authors, which made me think of her term, temperamental – as in artists.

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  • You should know better than to date moody artists by now.

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  • The committee did not attempt to make aesthetic judgements, nor did the artists assume expertise in the issues.

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  • Contemporary artists were selected.

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  • The artists contrasts fine textures with highly polished areas.

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  • The workshops culminated in the building of giant ravana images in collaboration with Scottish artists.

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  • The Celtic artists drew inspiration from the infinitely subtle mutability of nature.

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  • Setch is one of a generation of leading British artists whose work was fundamentally affected by American abstract expressionism in the late 1950s.

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  • For Merleau-Ponty, it is often the work of artists that performs something analogous to his notion of the reduction.

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  • The vista of nineteen artists is as bustling as any urban anthill.

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  • Genesis works in partnerships and supports emerging artists through organizations such as the Young Vic, the Royal Court Theater and others.

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  • It will involve talks by practicing internet artists with a hands-on session in the afternoon.

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  • Here she displays original paintings, prints and drawings by local and invited artists.

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  • The Hayward Gallery's new show draws together work by 50 contemporary artists loosely around the theme of tourism.

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  • Not a step-by-step guide for beginners, but any intermediate to advanced martial artists would surly benefit from this book.

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  • We have discovered some talented artists who, with further training, could become professional.

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  • Many of the most attractive web sites are built by graphic artists.

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  • Which con artists web site at the footsie flotation to the kentucky.

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  • They are accompanied by clown musicians, freak acrobats, hip-hop dancers, flying jugglers and trapeze artists.

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  • As with a lot of punk or new wave artists The Members later albums never attained the quality of their first album.

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  • The one good thing about the way things are now is that artists are sounding more authentic, using their own natural accents.

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  • A reproduction poster for the Big Show of 1962 surrounded by the original autographs of 8 artists on the bill.

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  • Ot uses the term avant-garde to indicate its focus on artists and art movements that have led the filed in breaking with successive traditions.

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  • This book is essential reading for photographers and artists looking for ways to stay creatively awake, aware, and alive.

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  • What you are creating is a personal relationship with these artists at the wedding cake bakery.

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  • I am honestly amazed that more artists don't use between song banter to talk about who they want to " fook " .

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  • I came from a somewhat Bohemian household, as both my parents were artists.

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  • An exhibition of world class bonsai with demonstrations and artists in attendance able to offer information and advice.

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  • The image of a child blowing bubbles is a commonly depicted theme by artists in 17 th century Dutch painting.

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  • It will feature calligraphy, painting, sculpture, photography and ceramics by some of the best artists working in Japan today.

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  • The ever changing light in Scotland can pose a challenge to artists.

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  • Click on the thumbnails to see a larger version or click on the thumbnails to see a larger version or click on the links below to view more of the artists ' work.

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  • This seductive French cognac and passion fruit blend is featured in the videos of major R&B and Rap artists.

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  • House hunters, artists, antique collectors are all particulary catered for.

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  • They were cold, damp and infested, but most artists were prepared to sacrifice comfort for quantity.

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  • Live shows became more commonplace with the String Band headlining rather than supporting other artists.

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  • Selected artists are nominated by key curators, writers and artists from across the UK.

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  • Proposals are invited from artists and guest curators for our 2004 exhibition program.

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  • But artists Brad Goldberg, Glen Unwin and myself have tried to go beyond a purely decorative use of stone.

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  • With Light Reading, they created an environment which encouraged artists and viewers alike to become actively discursive within an intimate yet public arena.

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  • Separate half-million dollar share artists get away car insurance uk compare figure to shoot.

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  • Despite this, artists are frequently too dreamy or bashful to pursue fair wages for their troubles.

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  • Some artists evoke images of warm sun drenched beaches; Wolf draws a picture of gray windswept coastlines.

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  • A large artists ' palette and five artists ' easels help to analyze the incredible components of color.

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  • Golden acrylic Artists ' Products found in our on-line store Gesso Primer Formulated with 100% acrylic polymer emulsion.

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  • The most recent of these is the work, often ephemeral, of graffiti artists.

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  • The next stage was to fill in the missing colors by hand using a cold epoxy glaze colored with artists ' pigments.

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  • Few artists could express such eroticism in a work so abstracted.

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  • She has also curated exhibitions (in Liverpool and London) for local and Eastern European artists since 2003.

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  • The Artists Arnolfini is committed to supporting artistic experimentation.

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  • Some artists were used four or five times and the opportunities ranged from a five minute performance through to residencies and workshop facilitation.

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  • But they also showed the artists ' fascination with the land around them.

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  • Some promoters worked in partnership sharing major artists that helped in raising the profile of the smaller fetes.

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  • We haven't taken on new artists for some years, however mainly figurative artists would be considered.

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  • Talent Circle The UK's only completely free resource for the community of emerging independent filmmakers, crew & artists.

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  • Pop in the Park is a one day pop extravaganza featuring great artists, brilliant DJs and wild entertainment including fire-eaters and acrobats.

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  • Arson, murder, art forgery, con artists, you name it, you got it.

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  • It had also revealed the still formative, transitory, and potentially transformative nature of artists' networks in local, national and global contexts.

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  • Liberty Artists win change to Bill outlawing religious hatred.

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  • Many artists use holograms or merely light itself as an element of a construction, installation or environment.

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  • The participants underlined for the artists that homeless groups are not homogenous groups.

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  • A photo gallery of artists impressions in JPEG format is also available.

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  • Can you suggest any improvements to how we can support artists better?

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  • It amazes me when artists show incredulity when their labels drop them.

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  • Cork Dog Records London based indie lable with artists in over 18 different countries.

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  • Some British artists derived inspiration for their work from non-European art.

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  • At first the differences seem intangible, but whereas other groups really are groups of artists, our collective seems more dispersed and conceptual.

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  • It covers all aspects of working with and commissioning artists. ixia Is the forum for promoting excellence in Public Art.

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  • This caused violent jealousy on the part of other court artists.

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  • Later artists parodied the excesses, producing religious kitsch loathsome to the austere Protestant ethic.

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  • The members are all artists at the top of their respective leagues, in the city.

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  • But it was giraffes that really fired up these ancient Saharan artists - some are impressively large and remarkably lifelike.

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  • Enjoy v logging OFF During the recent HD event, some make-up artists were popping out to buy it during their lunch break.

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  • We asked 12 artists, from a legendary lyricist to a freelance hit-making team, how they created one of their classic tracks.

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  • In 1970 he established his own workshop and his instruments have been played by many concert artists including the Spanish maestro, Narciso Yepes.

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  • A museum commissioned a team of artists to construct faux marbling on the walls of the entrance halls.

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  • This is not an inappropriate response, for African artists have produced countless masterworks of three-dimensional figurative sculpture.

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  • I started exhibiting and selling their exquisite miniatures in the UK, and sometimes invited Russian artists to come and demonstrate.

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  • This group exhibition brings together a diverse mix of artists, both in terms of personal geography and artistic preoccupation.

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  • The technique was demonstrated at Mount St Josephs School and the year 10 pupils worked with the artists to fill the mold.

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  • Among these artists were women, African Americans, and the Mexican muralists who were so influential at the time.

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  • Fill in with the glitter paint and then, using an artists paintbrush, mark the edge with Henna type dots.

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  • Many great artists got together and performed some classic Roadrunner tunes with once in a lifetime dream pairings.

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  • But does this mean all the work of artists on the cultural or geographical periphery is doomed to be critically provincial and irrelevant?

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  • It's like having two artists painting the same picture.

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  • The uncertainty about what was actually here before the artists arrived is also pivotal.

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  • Artist promotion via this digital platform gave previously unknown artists a voice.

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  • She was depicted by Egyptian artists as a woman wearing an ostrich plume on her head.

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  • A get-together at Chelsea College of Art which appears to pit ' identity politics for artists ' against global capitalism.

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  • Guest artists present showcases of varying styles, many influenced by the proximity of the sea.

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  • Which artists have inspired you to become a rapper?

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  • However, rather than just having a cyber-community of artists, we want to help create a real-world local community of artists working together.

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  • In January 2004 he gave his Purcell Room debut with a solo recital for the Park Lane Group Young Artists New Year Series.

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  • He has recorded over thirty disks with other artists and ensembles and made three solo recordings.

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  • Back-row blogger on... comparing artists Isn't a ' compare and contrast ' approach to art rather reductive, asks Charlotte Higgins.

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  • The event would feature a wide array of top reggae and rock artists and will draw fans from all over the world.

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  • The trio have a national & international reputation for accompanying artists in the jazz & cabaret field.

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  • She will undertake an artists residency at Camden Arts Center from November this year - January 2002.

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  • A smaller scale community study will be undertaken with artists and designers during a month-long residency within specific communities in June 2004.

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  • The films are the results of a three-month residency for visual artists as part of the nationwide Year of the Artist scheme.

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  • This stretch of border land has consistently attracted artists commonly seeking restorative, often spiritual experience.

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  • Often among artists groups and networks I have found a reticence about raising issues relating directly to members' work.

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  • In the U.K., ska revivalists influenced both Britpop bands like Blur and trip-hop artists like Tricky.

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  • Trace Goldsmith joins our growing roster of Cornish artists.

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  • Also next month, we enter the inner sanctum of one of the world's truly great make-up artists.

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  • Some of the world's well-known artists have made many self-portraits - Van Gogh, for example, painted over 30.

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  • But so, too, has the Turner prize, offering an annual showcase for the country's most influential artists.

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  • This fascinating exhibition can be seen as part of a visit to Buckler's Hard and includes the artists sketchbook 's.

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  • Fairport Convention also included a smattering of songs by various folk artists.

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  • In Russian Bars, artists fly through the air with spectacular somersaults, landing on bars perched on the sturdy shoulders of catchers.

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  • I prefer to tailor make songs and tracks to the artists because it keeps me young and fresh and never stale.

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  • Artists who donât run the risk of growing stale, their meaning formulaic.

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  • They also have a tie-in with The Big Issue, with talented, unsigned artists being compiled for a cover CD.

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  • If you believe guilt concerning tony 's artists and rap.

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  • Perhaps it is the pre-eminence of work in other tropes by Dutch artists exported to the international arena.

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  • Small Talk is an opportunity for artists to discuss issues that affect their practice - ranging from conceptual underpinnings through to support structures.

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  • Subjects include iconic films stars and pop artists and the pop art style brings verve to loft apartments and minimalistic interior designs.

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  • Few artists have returned victorious from visiting the past.

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  • I was too young to do more than see and note facts, and thanks to my natural indolence and that passion for the concrete, which is at once the joy and the weakness of artists, I should perhaps always have remained at that stage if my somewhat pedantic critics had not driven me to reflect and painfully search after the ultimate causes of which till then I had only grasped the effects.

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  • Not even the imagination and skill of Berlioz could galvanize into permanent artistic life an instrumentation based exclusively upon instruments, however suggestive his wonderful orchestral effects may have been to, contemporary and later artists, who realize that artistic effects must proceed from artistic causes.

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  • The 18th century has a goodly tale of Jewish artists in metal-work, makers of pottery, and (wherever the gilds permitted it) artisans and wholesale manufacturers of many important commodities.

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  • The two former are among the finest in the world, and are filled with masterpieces by Raphael, Andrea del Sarto, Perugino, Ghirlandaio, Botticelli, the Lippi, and many other Florentine, Umbrian, Venetian, Dutch and Flemish artists, as well as numerous admirable examples of antique, medieval and Renaissance sculpture.

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  • The most famous of the Paduan churches is the basilica dedicated to Saint Anthony, commonly called Il Santo; the bones of the saint rest in a chapel richly ornamented with carved marbles, the work of various artists, among them of Sansovino and Falconetto; the basilica was begun about the year 1230 and completed in the following century; tradition says that the building was designed by Niccola Pisano; it is covered by seven cupolas, two of them pyramidal.

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  • The qualities in which he seems to surpass his immediate predecessors are exactly those which should be the gift of one who sums up the labours of a mighty line of artists.

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  • At the art exhibitions held twice a year in the principal cities there may be seen specimens of statuettes, alcove ornaments, and household utensils which show that the Japanese worker in metals stands more indisputably than ever at the head of the worlds artists in that field.

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  • The inro (medicine-box), which it mainly served to fix in the girdle, has been driven out of fashion by the new civilization imported from the West, and artists who would have carved netsuke in former times now devote their chisels to statuettes and alcove ornaments.

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  • In TOkyO, KiOto, Yokohama and Kobern all of which places decorating ateliers (etsuke-dokoro), similar to those of TokyO, have been established in modern timesthe artists use chiefly pigments, seldom venturing to employ vitrifiable enamels.

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  • The " red room " was the meeting-place in a small cafe in Stockholm of a society of needy journalists and artists, whose failure and despair are shown off against the prosperity of a typical bourgeois couple.

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