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Illusion

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Formed in 1964 in Long Island, New York, USA, the Illusion were a locally popular band in the same ‘blue-eyed soul’ scene that also produced more world-famous bands such as ...

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illusionism

Michael Clarke and Deborah Clarke.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theory of Art. 75 words.

The use of pictorial devices such as *foreshortening and *perspective to heighten the illusion of reality in a

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Illusionism Cut

Edited by Alena Alexandrova.

in Breaking Resemblance

May 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Theory of Art. 4730 words.

This chapter discusses the work of Victoria Reynolds, whose entire oeuvre situates itself in the context of the tradition of depicting flesh, which usually symbolises the sacrifice of...

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Space, Illusion and Lived Realities in Early Renaissance Italy

Catherine Harding.

in Oxford Art Journal

October 2010; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Art Forms; Art Styles; Art Subjects and Themes; History of Art; Theory of Art. 3082 words.

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A Heartfelt Gesture: Separation and Feeling, Darkness and Illusion in Caravaggio

Brendan Prendeville.

in Oxford Art Journal

June 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Art Forms; Art Styles; Art Subjects and Themes; History of Art; Theory of Art. 10665 words.

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entasis

Michael Clarke and Deborah Clarke.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theory of Art. 38 words.

The slight convex curve applied to columns in *classical architecture to counter the illusion that would otherwise occur of

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aerial perspective

Michael Clarke and Deborah Clarke.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theory of Art. 101 words.

The illusion of distance in the landscape in a painting achieved by making objects paler and bluer the further they

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trompe-l'oeil

Michael Clarke and Deborah Clarke.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theory of Art. 225 words.

[from the French, ‘trick of the eye’]

Used to describe pictures in which a deliberate visual illusion is intended by

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Visual Acuity and the Physiognomer's Art of Observation

Stephanie Leitch.

in Oxford Art Journal

June 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Art Forms; Art Styles; Art Subjects and Themes; History of Art; Theory of Art. 10518 words.

A printed portrait sounds like an oxymoron: black and white and bereft of the illusionism that painted portraits used to trick the eye, did printed portraits actually have any stakes in the...

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