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The Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art

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Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
61 words

Term used to refer to the actual physical material chosen as a vehicle of expression for any work of art. ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Art (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
76 words

Term used to refer to the material or form of expression employed by an artist; thus painting, sculpture, and drawing ...

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The Oxford Companion to Western Art

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Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Art & Architecture
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988 words

the binding agent and vehicle, initially fluid, used for the application of particles of pigment to a surface in painting. ...

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
73 words

A term used generally to describe both the various methods and materials used by artists. For example, painting, drawing, and sculpture are three different media, and ...

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