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Modern art

A movement in fine arts (starting from the mid-1800s) in which the styles, attitudes and subject-matter began to differ from those of traditional art.

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Documentary photography

Arts & crafts; Modern art

A genre of photography that aims to objectively chronicle a subject or event.

Drypoint

Arts & crafts; Modern art

A type of intaglio printmaking process that involves using an abrasive or sharp-pointed tool to scratch lines into the surface of a metal plate. The term may also refer to the process or to the tool ...

Earthwork

Arts & crafts; Modern art

Artistic manipulation of the natural landscape, typically though not exclusively enacted on a large scale.

École des Beaux-Arts

Arts & crafts; Modern art

French for “school of fine art,” a term for art schools that advance a classical approach to art, design, and literature based on ancient Greek or Roman forms.

Embroidery

Arts & crafts; Modern art

The craft of decorating fabric or other materials with thread or yarn using a needle.

Emulsion

Arts & crafts; Modern art

A combination of two or more liquids that do not blend easily on their own, such as oil and water. For example, painters can use egg yolk to emulsify oil paint and water.

Enamel

Arts & crafts; Modern art

A type of paint made from very fine pigments and resin that form a glossy surface. Also, the application of this paint to a material in order to create a smooth and glossy surface.

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