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Polychromy

The practice of decorating architectural elements or sculpture in a variety of colors.

Polychromy

 

the production of works of applied art, sculpture, and architecture in no fewer than two colors. Polychromy is achieved by using variously colored materials or different pigments.

polychromy

The practice of decorating architectural elements, sculpture, etc., in a variety of colors.
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to the Master of the Aufkirchen Saint Peter Enthroned, Swiss pine, polychrome and gilded, with traces of paste, ht 77cm.
Ed and I worked closely together during his tenure as chairman at Kodak Polychrome Graphics, and I am looking forward to another successful collaboration as Presstek executes its strategy.
An 18th Century Italian polychrome majolica wet drug jar, (lot 70) just 24 cm high, also sold for pounds 1,200 after an estimate of pounds 80.
Especially celebrating the vibrance of New Orleans, Birch's works include polychrome ethnic sculptures, reworks of folk art themes, and acrylic/charcoal on paper pieces both in black-and-white and in full color.
It picked up Best Narrative Feature at Tribeca; an Audience Award for First Narrative Feature and a Grand Jury Award for Screenwriting from Los Angeles's Outfest; and a Special Jury Prize for Ensemble Acting from CineVegas, earning it a distribution deal with Polychrome Pictures.
First realized in polychrome canvases like Greek Garden, 1966, that impulse was even more powerfully present in intricately composed black-and-whites such as Order/Disorder/Ascension/Descension, 1976, which, in retrospect, entered into active dialogue with LeWitt's wall drawings of the same period.
US photo firm Kodak received EU clearance to take sole control of its US graphic arts unit Kodak Polychrome Graphics (KPG) by buying out its joint venture partner Sun Chemical for $817 million (euro 619 million).
Especially focusing on the form/color duality, Colors is filled cover to cover with beautiful photographs illustrating rooms and exteriors based around the impact of various colors: white, black, red, blue, yellow, brown, gray, green, and polychrome.
In the fall, the canyon is a polychrome postcard of yellow, orange and red as cottonwoods, aspens and scrub oak show off foliage that could make a Vermonter homesick.
Researchers have tried different polymer-based materials to strengthen the polychrome and secure it to the terra-cotta surface, but the polymer molecules have been too big to penetrate the coating.
Billed as the first comprehensive exploration of Miro's late polychrome sculpture, the show includes maquettes, documentary photographs and rarely exhibited preparatory drawings and sketchbooks on loan from the Joan Miro Foundation in Barcelona and the Pilar and Joan Miro Foundation in Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
The large polychrome limewood panel representing the Holy Family is dated 1520.