Juxtaposition


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Juxtaposition

The state or position of being placed close together or side by side, so as to allow comparison or to create contrast.
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Remodelling of a museum of Asian art in Paris traces the development of ancient civilizations, focusing on their evolutions and mutual influences through geographical juxtapositions and the emergence of trade routes.
You can at a glance read the nature of each element, for it is made eloquent by the manner of their juxtaposition.
Ando's stark monochrome spaces draw their disturbing power from their masterly juxtaposition with nature.
No doubt conscious of the arcane nature of wine-making and of its antiquity, the architects have counterpoised the dark alchemic wine cellars and made a metaphor of the juxtaposition.
This last body of work is difficult to understand in its variability, until one considers it together with the "Gesti tipici," and indeed, the juxtaposition provides an interpretive key.
Showing little of the country's underside, Snyder's juxtaposition of two controlled forms of image production--detached panoramas and hysterically moving mass ornaments--is nevertheless more instructive and more fascinating than a journalistic expose made with clandestine footage might have been.
Of course an installation like 1992's Cabinet Making 1820-1960, with its volatile juxtaposition of Victorian parlor chairs and a nineteenth-century whipping post still quite viscerally counts--just not in the way it did in Wilson's seminal exhibition "Mining the Museum" at the Maryland Historical Society in 1992, which laid bare Baltimore's unsavory antebellum history.
This German artist works with horsehair, dog fur, plant stems, thistle or ivy seeds, and grasses and, through elemental operations like knotting, braiding, overlapping, and juxtaposition, constructs (on this occasion, small) sculptures that can be arranged on a horizontal surface or hung on the wall--almost always attached with very fine horsehair needles, which are themselves part of the work.
These algorithms are based upon juxtaposition ofreservoir against sealing litholgies, Deformation during displacement subsequent evolution and present stage ofstress in fault relative to leakage (Yeilding 2001).
It would be possible to say (and many have said it) that Mark Podwal is himself an unexpected juxtaposition.
It's this continued juxtaposition of the sublime and ridiculous which makes this show so enjoyable - unpredictable, fast-paced and ever-so-slightly too sweary, there's a bit of all of us that wants to be more like Greg Davies.
Unlike most geometrically-based illusion, the juxtaposition technique utilizes three (3) complex photographic images, notes T.