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Rebirth or revival of the artistic style of the ancient Greeks and Romans - in Italy during the 15th and 16th centuries

Renaissance

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The art of painting with water colors on wet plaster

Fresco

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An artistic style of the late 16th century characterized by distortion of such elements as scale and proportion - often had elongated, twisted figures

Mannerism

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The Virgin Mary

Madonna

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A painting or sculpture of the virgin Mary holding and mourning over the dead body of Jesus

Pieta

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The technique of using light and dark elements in a pictorial work of art

Chiaroscura

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A style of art and architecture from 1550to 1700 typeified by elaborate, ornate, and flamboyant style - Full of movement, figures, bold colors, and light

Baroque

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Art that is simple crude or unsophisticated that has figures and landscapes that often look like a cartoon

Primitive art

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A painting photographs etc. depicting a view of scenery or land

Landscape

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An artistic representation thought to be visually accurate

Realism

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A form of art that depicts objects of every day life and adapts techniques of commercial art such as comic strips

Pop art

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A movement in France emphasizing vibrant expressive colors to express subjective feelings whose name means wild beast

Fauvism

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The practice in art of applying small strokes or dots of color to a surface so that from a distance they are blended by the eye Seurat

Pointillism

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The practice in art of producing fantastic incongruence imagery or affects by means of unnatural juxtaposition and combination

Surrealism

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A picture consisting of inanimate objects

Still life

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A practice in painting especially among French painters of about 1870 of depicting the natural appearance of objects by means of Dabbs or strokes of unmixed primary colors in order to stimulate actual reflected light

Impressionism

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The photo-mechanical dots that constitute the shading in a comic strip Roy Lichtenstein is most famous for using these

Ben Day dots