picture plane

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Noun1.picture plane - the plane that is in the foreground of a drawing or paintingpicture plane - the plane that is in the foreground of a drawing or painting; coextensive with but different from the objective surface of the work
linear perspective, perspective - the appearance of things relative to one another as determined by their distance from the viewer
plane, sheet - (mathematics) an unbounded two-dimensional shape; "we will refer to the plane of the graph as the X-Y plane"; "any line joining two points on a plane lies wholly on that plane"
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In numerous paintings she made, beginning in 1906, af Klint combined symbolic, biomorphic, and geometric shapes, along with text, on a decidedly flat picture plane.
Clouds of images look as if they have just dropped out of the sky and fallen onto the picture plane, where they float, collide, fuse, spread, and separate in watery fluid effects.
I have avoided framing the works, because this denies the illusion of the picture plane and treats the image as an object - a theme I am very interested in.
Similar to Bunschoten's description of Duccio's famous painting, Annunciation, Higby's border is an instance where: "the field of the picture plane .
While Gracia's "readings" of philosophical perspectives, Borges's narratives and the visual field of the picture plane are always perspicuous and vibrantly responsive, they too often devolve to atomistic claims.
As one large web of historical information, Munk's work enlarges the scope of art history and transgresses the boundaries of its dissemination by simultaneously broadcasting recordings over the internet and visualizing art history on the canvas's picture plane.
The objectives--other than familiarizing students with the genre of art known as "folk art," and the life and work of Grandma Moses--were to introduce students to the picture plane in terms of foreground, middle ground and background.
Behera tries to capture the abstract nature of memory by breaking and distorting the picture plane, introducing several different perspectives and placing it against the backdrop of infinity.
I often paint in severe sunlight which is the most obvious aspect of my work, the blinding glare of the noonday sun and the dark cast shadows dramatically cutting through the picture plane of the crust impasto art works, he says.
He suggests that the picture plane can be active rather than submissive, "critical in the way it accepts, modifies or rejects the projection upon it" (Chard 2005: 24).
Khaled Hafez comments on this exhibition:"Wael Darwesh's painting projects in the pastfew years were inspired by American Colour Field painting and French Lyrical Abstraction,where large "fields" of flat solid colour colonize harmoniously large areas of the canvas tocreate a homogenous surface of flat picture plane, stressing on the overall consistency ofform over the brush movement and brushstrokes.
In addition to their facial expressions, I am drawn to the abstraction created by the placement of the figures within the picture plane.