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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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Purism

Michael Clarke.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theory of Art. 95 words.

A movement in French painting which flourished c.1918–25 and was set up by its founders Amédée Ozenfant and Le Corbusier...

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chantry

Michael Clarke.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theory of Art. 36 words.

[from the French chanter, ‘to sing’]

A small chapel attached to or inside a church for the celebration of Masses for the soul of the founder or of others nominated by him....

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Futurism

Michael Clarke.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theory of Art. 297 words.

An artistic movement of the early 20th century with political implications, Futurism embraced not only the visual arts but also architecture, music, cinema, and photography. Italian in...

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Designing

Zeynep Çelik Alexander.

in Kinaesthetic Knowing

December 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Theory of Art. 12870 words.

This chapter examines the role that kinaesthetic knowing played at the Bauhaus, even after the epistemological principle had fallen out of favor elsewhere. László Moholy-Nagy, Johannes...

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