Sentences with word «sfumato»

Sfumato (Italian: [sfuˈmaːto], English: ) is a painting technique for softening the transition between colours. (Wikipedia) (See all definitions)
Pinning passages of messy sfumato upon stray advertising layouts, Albert Oehlen deposes the medium, sneaks up on grand painting before it can be frozen as a mere masterpiece.
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The combination of irregular edges, resulting from the poured thin paint, and the wet-on-wet, at least in some parts, of zinc white, applied over as well as coming through from below, approximates a sfumato effect; the painting generates sound or music and physical movement, like waves moving toward seashore, all at once.
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In figurative painting: (1) examine how the artist uses chiaroscuro to optimize the 3-D quality of his figures; (2) see whether he uses tenebrism as part of his plan of illumination in order to put the spotlight on certain parts of the picture; (3) look if the painter is using the technique of sfumato in the blending of colour.
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But here painter Elliott Green updates the technique for recent Italian landscapes, Katie Bell considers the materials of the contemporary built environment receding toward their future ruin, and duo Kevin Cooley and Phillip Andrew Lewis literally manufacture sfumato (Italian for «smoke») in the gallery.
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Such artists included Fernando Yáñez de la Almedina (1475 — 1540) and Fernando Llanos, who displayed Leonadesque features in their works, such as delicate, melancholic expressions, and sfumato modelling of features.
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In his ongoing series of painterly, drawn portraits, Chadsey continues a decade-long exploration of fantasized subjects that hover in the sfumato between the masculine and the effeminate: they are made-up «men» composed of selves presented for an unseen, image-consuming digital audience.
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Between the execution of these two important works in the same group, however, there seems to have been a long lapse, perhaps as much as five years, for beside the real Rossellesque and rather simple tonal contrasts and unilateral spatial concept of the former, the latter panel proclaims the new influence of Leonardo da Vinci in its subtle undertones and sfumato as well as in the concentric composition and receding space reminiscent of Leonardo's famous Adoration.
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In fact, thanks to his skilful mastery of spray-paint, the artist creates a delicate sfumato that lends an incorporeal and evocative aesthetic result to his works.
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Michael's interventions result in digital paintings with seductive imaginary characteristics, where the inspirations drawn from Da Vinci's sfumato techniques, as well as from Caravaggio's chiaroscuro compositions are apparent.
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The jagged naturalistic mountains of water soften and shimmer through sfumato like a fading dream.
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The baseline versions will be offered along with either a black calfskin strap, a brown sfumato strap, or a rubber strap (available in black, blue, green or red).
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Not going too far into the past, we can note how light changed in art from the Renaissance and Leonardo's sfumato, to more dramatic chiaroscuro of the Baroque period.
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Solstiss used a special dye technique known as «sfumato» to give it a shaded effect and produce a soft transition between beige, grey and golden tones.
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He employs the perspectival foreshortening and sfumato tonal shading techniques of realism that date back to the Renaissance, in addition to using the barren landscape backgrounds of Surrealism, the absurd object mash-ups of dada, the accessible furniture design art of Wiener Werkstätte and the Bauhaus, and the dramatically rendered subjects of neo-expressionist painting of the 1980s, among which his work was first shown and associated.
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It is probably also the best known example of sfumato, a painting technique partly responsible for her enigmatic smile.
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«Sfumato «-- especially developed to produce the Italian masters famous «sfumato» — a fine grey mist which was often applied to portraits.
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Comparisons with the ghostly pastels of the maestro Giorgio Morandi seem inevitable, particularly given the palette of Conrad's current work and the sfumato of the edges.
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Isaacson also elaborates on Leonardo's innovative approaches to painting, such as sfumato, the shading of edges through shadow rather than lines.
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Foil (2011) for instance, evokes the crescent shapes and primary colors of Joan Miró, but with a confounding haziness described by one critic in Artforum as «somewhere between a bumpy sfumato and the signature spray of graffiti.»
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