Claro-obscuro

Cla´ro-ob`scu´ro


n.1.See Chiaroscuro.
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Essa ambiguidade/ ambivalencia fundadora que bem caracteriza o claro-obscuro da existencia: nem a cegueira do "iluminismo" progressista nem o obscurantismo da blindagem revolu- cionaria.
The first President of the Royal Academy, Sir Joshua Reynolds, and other elders called upon young painters to learn the best from the masters and to amalgamate each of more than twenty aesthetic criteria (among them anatomy, claro-obscuro, contrast, draperies, passion, truth, and unity) into their art.