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Buchwald, Art(Encyclopedia)Buchwald, Art bk´wôld, book´– [key], 1925–2006, American humorist, b. Mt. Vernon, N.Y. He began (1949) a syndicated entertainment column for the New York Herald Tribune while living in Pari...
art(Encyclopedia)art. The major general surveys on topics in the fine arts are painting; sculpture; drawing; photography, and architecture. See also articles on specific artists, periods, styles, regions, genres, and...
columnist(Encyclopedia)columnist, the writer of an essay appearing regularly in a newspaper or periodical, usually under a constant heading. Although originally humorous, the column in many cases has supplanted the editoria...
digital art(Encyclopedia)digital art, contemporary art in which computer technology is used in a wide variety of ways to make distinctive works. Digital art was pioneered in the 1970s but only came into its own as a viable ar...
folk art(Encyclopedia)folk art, the art works of a culturally homogeneous people produced by artists without formal training. The forms of such works are generally developed into a tradition that is either cut off from or ...
land art(Encyclopedia)land art or earthworks, art form developed in the late 1960s and early 70s by Robert Smithson, Robert Morris, Michael Heizer, and others, in which the artist employs the elements of nature in situ or ...
op art(Encyclopedia)op art p [key], movement that became prominent in the United States and Europe in the mid-1960s. Deriving from abstract expressionism, op art includes paintings concerned with surface kinetics. Colo...
cave art(Encyclopedia)cave art: see Paleolithic art; rock carvings and paintings.
Catalan art(Encyclopedia)Catalan art kt´ln, –ln [key]. In Catalonia and the territories of the counts of Barcelona, art flowered in the early Middle Ages and continued to flourish through the Renaissance. Some of t...
Nepali art(Encyclopedia)Nepali art. In Nepal, art is traditional and largely religious in nature, with Hindu and Buddhist imagery dominant. As in India, artists were part of a guild structure; the discovery of several artist...
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