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glossy

a photograph printed on paper that has a smooth shiny surface

glossy

[′gläs·ē]
(optics)
Pertaining to a surface from which much more light is specularly reflected than is diffusely reflected.
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Waugh defines the American attitude by its general earnestness as well as a certain cheery denial of bodily abjection, exemplified by both Forest Lawn and Whispering Glades, where the corpse becomes a glossily aestheticized object.
Frost, in other words, is a self-performing producer who posits artmaking as inescapably inflected by, on the one hand, a global ideology that apotheosizes productiveness, and, on the other, an art world that's become the glossily contoured province of a leisure class.
It is this glossily promoted hope that Columbia University professor and social critic Andrew Delbanco explores in a book that, despite its title, is no work of prescriptive policy.
My laughably stitched together fanzine One Way World (named after a Secret Affair song), pictured right, was strictly second division compared to some of the glossily professional 'Premier League' ventures that served as the pinnacle of amateur publishing.
If Great Britain is represented glossily by London, a capital city and international urban centre, the Mazurian provincial village stands for Poland, with shots of flying pigeons and the rather backward-looking farm creating a bucolic and pre-modern vision.
The problem is that there just doesn't seem to be enough meat beneath the glossily impressive exterior to grab and excite you in the way that those great Pixar films have done.
O Dutch artist Barbara Nanning creates vividly colored, blown-glass forms with glossily finished surfaces.
Eight columns, glossily painted in pale blue, march the length of the hall, to the end where the lay people are seated, eight to a table.
The book produced to accompany the exhibition, similarly titled Gothic: Dark Glamour, also looks fabulous: glossily produced and replete with high quality reproductions of magazine fashion spreads, catwalk photographs, album sleeves and Gothic ephemera.
My laughably stitched together One Way World fanzine (named after a song by mod outfit Secret Affair) was strictly second division compared to some of the glossily professional Premier League ventures that served as the pinnacle of amateur publishing.
Consequently theatres and posters were segregated depending on the economic and cultural makeup of the audience, into A Grade (city), B Grade (suburban and semi-rural), and C Grade (rural)--the first having the largest and most glossily designed posters.
then repeats the joke by dialling a number and uttering the final exclamation another three times, each word this time accompanied by a glossily professional image of a rose or bouquet of roses, the diegetic source of which has not yet been revealed.