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figurative

1. representing by means of an emblem, likeness, figure, etc.
2. (in painting, sculpture, etc.) of, relating to, or characterized by the naturalistic representation of the external world
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When the interpretation of conversion depends on a figurative extension of meaning, (2) the possibilities are multiplied according to their context in that the focus of figurative extension of meaning is inseparable from its frame (Ricoeur 1977: 85, 99).
Alina Zahoor is also new talent tried to have proficiency in calligraphy while Samra Hassan is a student of RAC focused on figurative art.
Director General PNCA Iftikhar Babar speaking as the chief guest said that participation of the students in training workshop reflects the future of the figurative and conceptual art in the country.
Focusing on the midcentury, Kornbluh's case hinges on two related discursive events: 1) the power of figurative language, beginning with its use by mid-Victorian finance to figure an otherwise groundless finance capital represented by futures contracts, legalized in 1860; and 2) so-called "fictitious capital," stock sold on credit, which allowed investors to create money out of thin air.
A loan from FAM of 10 figurative pieces -- in this case, artwork representing the human face or body -- has inspired local artists to bring in their own figurative work for this large group exhibit.
Emotional impact; American figurative expressionism.
Emotional Impact: American Figurative Expressionism" by April Kingsley (Emeritus Curator, Kresge Art Museum, Michigan State University), is a 154 page descriptive exploration and commentary on the American Figurative Expressionism movement.
In order to develop writing skills among students as part of a unit on myths and legends, I designed a series of lessons that would enable students to experiment with figurative language and narrative devices.
ERIC Descriptors: Achievement Gap; Figurative Language; Reference Materials; Reading Comprehension; Direct Instruction; Vocabulary Development; Expectation; Definitions; Check Lists; State Standards; Core Curriculum; Reading Skills; Reading Instruction; Vocabulary; Questioning Techniques; Teaching Methods; Guidelines; Educational Objectives; Career Readiness; College Readiness; Educational Principles; Elementary Secondary Education; Academic Discourse
Sita dabbles in both figurative and abstract paintings and says the latter remains her first love.
In respect to Arrowmont's Figurative Association Symposium: The Human Form in Clay, the event was a perfect blend of these definitions; a great dose of intellectual, technical and creative discussion and demonstrations mixed with evenings of bonfires, live bluegrass and moonshine.