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li·no·cut

 (lī′nə-kŭt′)
n.
1. A linoleum plate on whose surface a design for printing is engraved.
2. A print made from a linocut.

linocut

(ˈlaɪnəʊˌkʌt)
n
1. (Art Terms) a design cut in relief on linoleum mounted on a wooden block
2. (Art Terms) a print made from such a design

linocut

A form of relief printing in which a design is cut into linoleum, a twentieth-century technique used by Matisse and Picasso.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.linocut - a print that is made from a design carved in relief into a block of linoleum
print - a picture or design printed from an engraving
2.linocut - a design carved in relief into a block of linoleum
pattern, design, figure - a decorative or artistic work; "the coach had a design on the doors"
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The outside, in Jolivet's distinctive black and white lino-cut illustrations with a touch of rich, deep cyan for the sea, depicts a day and night in the life of the beach and its community in Chennai, South India.
A lithograph by Peter Daglish, consummate master of the lino-cut, with its shockingly garish palette completes this sequence of pictures.
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, revealed the winner of the voting which had taken place throughout the week was Bedwyr's lino-cut carving on green wellington boots.
The sale also featured a large group of prints by Rembrandt, a collection of works on paper by Paul Gauguin and an extremely rare lino-cut by Pablo Picasso.
Dean Melbourne (who I describe as a YBCA - a young Black Country artist) was heading to London with a framed lino-cut print.
24 will be able to see how the South African artist's many printmaking techniques--such as lino-cut, sugar lift, silkscreen, drypoint, etching and photogravure--have played into his work as a designer and director for opera and theatre.