representational art


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representational art

- Art that seeks to depict the physical appearance of reality; also called objective art and figurative art.
See also related terms for representation.

representational art

An art form that endeavors to show figures and objects exactly as they appear to the eye. Compare abstract art.
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It shows that their ability and interest in representational art, particularly movement and human anatomy, is beyond what it was imagined to be.
A Fine Arts graduate of University of the Philippines, Delgado started out with representational art before she 'painted paint.
As many readers will know, the literature on the history of optics has been a staple of the history of science and of art, though David Hockney and others have argued that a revolution in representational art was caused by the clever use of optical devices.
From his beginnings as an amateur painter, attending evening classes at the Central School of Arts and Crafts, Pasmore quickly became a major figure in interwar representational art and a founder, with William Coldstream and Claude Rogers, of the Euston Road School.
He attempts to overcome the difference between geometric and gestural abstraction, to unite representational art and abstract art in a common aesthetic cause.
University while commenting on the truck art stated that it was biggest form of representational art in the country.
Something you can go out and see in the real world is the subject of representational art.
Furthermore, trucks are largely used for transporting cargo throughout the country and truck art is now considered one of the most popular forms of representational art in Pakistan.
The independent art gallery describes it as "an ambitious undertaking", with the exhibition set to include the work of seven established artists with shared fascination for representational art and with styles ranging from portraiture to hyper-realism.
Through thorough examination of a parade of historical British art works, some rarely displayed, she traces the evolution from an image of abstraction to more representational art in the portrayal of Indian subjects.
He became a very successful producer of sentimental, mostly representational art.

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