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diptych

1. a pair of hinged wooden tablets with waxed surfaces for writing
2. a painting or carving on two panels, usually hinged like a book
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In another diptych from the Migrating Patterns series dated 2016, comprising paintings titled In Place, Her Heart Aglow, and Ghosts of her Migration, the mirror images of the two women are connected by their braids and the intricate patterns on their garments.
The What Boys Paint diptych appeared on the south wall of the gallery.
2) for 120,000 [pounds sterling], a very fine diptych likely from its workmanship to be from Paris.
The goal was to find a way to produce 1 mm plates of porcelain which would become the 80 cm/60 cm large tablets for the different diptych maps versions, as well as for the 1.
To complement these multi-perspective diptychs and triptychs, the exhibition includes canvases of pure abstraction, in a medley of colorizations that emphasizes texture to arouse an expression.
However, the depiction in the paired predella panels of the parable of the three living and the three dead kings, a subject which also existed prior to the plague but was then associated with it (Boeckl 70-71), is very rare, perhaps even unique, among devotional diptychs.
1cmper panel, and are just 7mm thick, attach at the hinge to forma diptych, used for private prayer in the 1300s.
1cm each and just 7mm thick, were attached at the hinge to forma diptych, used for private prayer.
Metzger, and Ron Spronk, opens with two essays that introduce early Netherlandish diptychs and pendant paintings, then catalogues forty examples by such masters as Jan van Eyck, Rogier van der Weyden, Hugo van der Goes, and Jan van Scorel, and finally concludes with an appendix summarizing the technical findings for each work.
Although she states this explicitly in Chapter Three, which discusses two diptychs from Bruges, it is implicit all through the book as she examines the ways in which works convey a variety of messages about gender roles.
The body as commodity reigns supreme in diptychs like Beauty Pageant Contestant/Topless Dancer (2000/2002) and Coal Miners/Male Exotic Dancers (2000/2006) with its sober images of tired, grimy miners opposite G-string-clad sex workers.
He was a grand finalist in the Wallace Art Awards 2003 and his exhibition, Boots and Suits--tramper diptychs, is showing in Wellington this month.