Nabis


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Nabis

(French nabi)
pl n, sing -bi (-bi)
(Art Movements) a group of French artists much influenced by Gauguin, including Bonnard and Vuillard, who reacted against the naturalism of the impressionists. See also synthetism
[C19: French, from Hebrew nābhi prophet]
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Nabis, tyrant of Sparta, conquered by the Romans under Flamininus in 195 B.
The two-week grace period co-ordinated by NABIS continues until this Sunday and comes three years after the last national firearms amnesty when more than 6,000 firearms were handed in.
Fue, en efecto, muy tentador para los artistas de Pont Aven y los Nabis suponer que Cezanne estaba, como ellos mismos, aplicando a su pintura los criterios simbolistas.
Respuesta critica al Impresionismo, los Nabis representan la antesala de las Vanguardias.
Only the strongest artists can successfully resist subsuming themselves to a strong patron, although the cooperative effect of a group of artists such as the Nabis makes resistance easier.
The site includes a drugs lab, a fingerprint development and identification unit, a NaBIS Clearing House - which analyses guns seized by police - and a trace evidence laboratory - which examines evidence recovered from crimes scenes for traces of blood and other forensic evidence.
The Nabis and intimate modernism; painting and the decorative at the fin-de-siecle.
How despicable compared to this, Aelian asks us, are tyrants like Dionysius, Clearchus or Nabis who trust in the sword?
Todos estas narraciones son representativas de las preocupaciones de Redon en los anos setenta, por lo tanto, anteriores al colorido exultante del cambio de siglo, tan celebrado por los Nabis.
The city pioneered mediation services to bring warring individuals to the table to talk through their differences, a move now being copied across the UK, and helped create firearms forensic unit NABIS.
Earlier, DG Syed Muhammad Asghari while presenting the welcome address thanked the chief guest and other participants and extended Eid Milad un Nabis congratulations to them.
Since Nabis began work three months ago it has already linked over 100 incidents in which firearms have been discharged and have received over 700 items for analysis.