contrastes

contrastes

[kȯn′tras‚tēz]
(meteorology)
Winds a short distance apart blowing from opposite quadrants, frequent in the spring and fall in the western Mediterranean.
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La Bourse de Casablanca a cloture mercredi legerement en baisse, son indice global Masi ayant regresse de 0,06 %, apres une journee principalement dans le rouge sous l'effet de trends contrastes touchant plusieurs secteurs.
La Bourse de Casablanca cloture legerement en baisse suite a des trends contrastes
The large group of L'Escalier and Contrastes de formes paintings, 1913-14, is immediately compelling (the earliest work is not included in the exhibition).
It shows the same unsubtle complexity as the Contrastes de formes paintings, but unlike them - where a centripetal emphasis is constant - an expansive, floating space is defined by rigorous geometry.
Contrastes ended as the workers trudged off, but as the very last one was about to disappear, she kicked up her heels--a fitting image to end a season of dance, as it speaks of the ability of this art to lift us above the everyday grind.
Marin's 1979 Contrastes portrays little, pursed, gray people, trapped in their pedestrian rut, slouching to work with briefcases, paper-pushing on a long bench and lit by harsh fluorescent lights that glare in our eyes.