Zeuxis


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Zeux·is

 (zo͞ok′sĭs) Fifth century bc.
Greek artist who was among the first Athenians to use shading, thereby achieving a degree of realism previously unknown in Greek painting.
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Zeuxis

(ˈzjuːksɪs)
n
(Biography) late 5th century bc, Greek painter, noted for the verisimilitude of his works
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Zeux•is

(ˈzuk sɪs)

n.
fl. c430–c400 B.C., Greek painter.
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It is the same in painting; and here lies the difference between Zeuxis and Polygnotus.
As we turned and moved again through the temple, I wished that the illustrious men who had sat in it in the remote ages could visit it again and reveal themselves to our curious eyes--Plato, Aristotle, Demosthenes, Socrates, Phocion, Pythagoras, Euclid, Pindar, Xenophon, Herodotus, Praxiteles and Phidias, Zeuxis the painter.
Paul (Amsterdam) and Self-Portrait Grinning (as Zeuxis) (Cologne), works which reveal the depth of the artist's self-knowledge.
Now 'The Genius of the Sky', renowned for her incredible suplexes and high-flying attacks, is set to show why she was considered the best young performer on the planet, having already dispatched Xia Brookside, Zeuxis, Deonna Purrazzo and the NXT UK Women's Champion Rhea Ripley in a barnstorming semi-final.
Report of 8 incidents of intoxication due to Nassarius (Zeuxis) succinctus.
With reference to two particular dialogues, Zeuxis and the Symposium, (1) it becomes clear that there are two types of hybridity in Lucian's works.
en el antiguo apologo sobre Zeuxis y Parrhasios, el merito de Zeuxis radica en haber hecho racimos que atrajeron a los pajaros.
With such copies, as with the impression on wax by the seal, "You set out with a supposed reality and are disappointed and disgusted with the deception." Thus, the formulation of imitation here is emphatically not in order to express the hyper-realism of Zeuxis' grapes, for then simply the material verisimilitude of a work of art would be contrived, starting from extreme similarities the work begins to show and ending in differences.
Defendo preliminarmente que a Helena a que Propercio faz mencao nao e apenas aquela que nos chegou a partir de uma matriz homerica (4) ou tragica, secundada pelas obras da oratoria e da sofistica (5), mas tambem aquela Helena que e referida anedoticamente como modelo na arte pictorica e que nos foi legada pelos registros de Cicero e de Dionisio de Halicarnasso (6), logo mais precisamente a pintura de Helena, feita por Zeuxis (7) "em registro escrito." Esta, ao contrario daquela que povoa o mito, serve ao molde discursivo, portanto, ao poetico, ao oratorio, ao retorico, ao historiografico, etc., ja que esta associada a ideia de construcao artistica e, assim, se refere, paradigmatica e homologamente, a qualquer fazer artistico cuja principal caracteristica seja a proximidade da perfeicao.