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paintings of hindagala raja maha vihara

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This is also very ancient temple in Sri Lanka.The outer facade of the cave is plastered and ornamented with paintings of the early 20th century, with the life events of the Buddha and scenes of ...

recto / verso

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The recto is the front or face of a single sheet of paper, or the right-hand page of an open book. The back or underside of a single sheet of paper, or the left-hand page of an open book is known as ...

neo-romanticism

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Term applied to the imaginative and often quite abstract landscape based painting of Paul Nash, Graham Sutherland and others in the late 1930s and 1940s. Their work often included figures, was ...

time-based media

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The term time-based media (and time-based art) was first introduced by UK video art pioneer David Hall in 1972 through his writings in various publications and refers to art that is dependent on ...

Queer Aesthetics

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Art of homosexual or lesbian imagery that is based around the issues that evolved out of the gender and identity politics of the 1980s. Although there have been many representations of homosexuality ...

kinetic art

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The word kinetic means relating to motion. Kinetic art is art that depends on motion for its effects. Since the early twentieth century artists have been incorporating movement into art. This has ...

orphism

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Sometimes called Orphic Cubism. This term was coined about the 1912-13 by French poet and art critic Guillaume Apollinaire. It is used to describe the work of Cubist-influenced Robert Delaunay and ...

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