depicted object

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Noun1.depicted object - something (a person or object or scene) selected by an artist or photographer for graphic representation; "a moving picture of a train is more dramatic than a still picture of the same subject"
thing - a separate and self-contained entity
scene, view - graphic art consisting of the graphic or photographic representation of a visual percept; "he painted scenes from everyday life"; "figure 2 shows photographic and schematic views of the equipment"
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7 Pinsky's object-based inquiry can be said to stem from a set of 2011 works that employ the traditional painting trope of the still life to generative ends, providing an alluring friction behind each depicted object.
Several postscripts are added to the essay on 'Transparent Pictures' that clarify Walton's claim that we see through photographs to the depicted object and point to ways in which digital photography might challenge the transparency thesis.
His unique layering process transforms the depicted object or person by stripping the subject of its individual attributes while simultaneously giving it an auratic glow.
If there's no red to speak of in the tight little roses found in Carnegie's still lifes Waltz I and Waltz II (both 2004), it's perhaps to show how the depicted object expires on admittance into painting.
Objects and Absences" includes works by Christian Boltanski, Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller, Adam Fuss, Alicia Henry, and Shirin Neshat, who use photographs as well as found and depicted objects to create symbolic connections to the missing and the dead.
Trompe l'oeil is an art technique that uses realistic imagery to create the optical illusion that depicted objects exist in three dimensions.
Due to the initial shock value, the wide dissemination, and the recycling of the most frequently depicted objects ("skulls and corpses, barbed wire fences separating survivors and victims from the outside world, camp courtyards,.
Before closing the review, I should point to some minor faults of the book: many of the illustrations lack a scale for the depicted objects.