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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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Both Polychrome and Sun Chemical operate worldwide.
Polychrome said it will close its printing plate manufacturing operation in Yonkers.
He discusses the Paris Universal Exhibition of 1855 and the crisis of grand history painting, heroism in modern times: Duel after the Masquerade, art as a science: from l'ideal grec to the great family of mankind, the Cesar paintings: projects for a new tragic art, and layers of the past: from painting to polychrome sculpture.
Didier Claes, the vicechairman of BRAFA and one of Belgium's leading tribal dealers, brings an astonishing polychrome wood and raffia Yaka mask from the Congo.
"This painting, cleared on the polychrome panel 'Horses and Signs,' which has been well-known since the late 1970s, has no analogues in the art complexes of the caves of France and Spain, but does have some resemblance to the camel painting from the Ignatievskaya cave.
By 1848 a process of colour printing on paper had been adapted for use on ceramics employing four different plates - blue, red, yellow and the black outline - to create polychrome decoration previously only attainable by hand.
Pottery on offer includes a fine Zia bird jar and a beautiful Acoma polychrome olla.
A close examination of the polychrome steel sculpture reveals seven black-and-white figures dancing, which is intended to symbolize a multicultural Detroit moving forward.
The new LEDview Plus is equipped with polychrome LEDs that enable true-to-life colour rendering.
In 'The Search for Polychrome Series', the variegated, stylised patterns of truck mural art dissolve into the background - the figures and folds of their garments transporting us from a tangible encounter into an intangible one.