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New Image Painting

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

A vague term applied since the late 1970s to the work of certain painters who employ a strident figurative style, often with cartoon-like imagery and abrasive handling owing something to...

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Art and Religion in Ancient Greece and Rome

Robin Osborne and Caroline Vout.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Religion

P ublished online May 2016 .

Article. Subjects: History of Religion; Religion and Art, Literature, and Music. 11534 words.

One of the challenges shared across cultures and faiths is the intangible, ineffable nature of the divine. One problematic, yet theologically productive, solution to this problem is to...

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Islam, Art, and Depictions of Prophets

Rachel Milstein.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Religion

P ublished online June 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Islam; Religious Studies; Religion and Art, Literature, and Music. 9563 words.

The history of figurative painting in Islamic lands, although limited to certain regions and periods, includes a meaningful variety of saintly iconographies, mostly as book illustrations....

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