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26 Topic Pages Found in Arts & Leisure and starting with the letter I
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Ibsen, Henrik (1828 - 1906)

Norwegian dramatist and poet. His realistic and often controversial plays revolutionized European theatre. Driven into voluntary exile (1864–91) by


sport of sailing a specially prepared boat equipped with runners over ice. The first iceboats were probably sailed by the Dutch during the 18th cent.,

Open ice skating
ice skating

gliding along an ice surface on keellike runners known as ice skates. Skating, besides being an important form of winter recreation and the essential

Ichikawa, Kon, 1915-2008

Japanese film director and screenwriter. His international reputation rests on two powerful pacifist pictures, Biruma no tategoto/The Burmese Harp


[Gr. eikon=image], single image created as a focal point of religious veneration, especially a painted or carved portable object of the Orthodox

Open Iconography

( ì´´kŏnŏg'rəfē ) [Gr.,=image-drawing] or iconology [Gr.,=image-study], in art history, the study and interpretation of figural representations,

Open Iditarod

The Iditarod is the world's longest and toughest sled dog race, across the state of Alaska from Anchorage on the south central coast to Nome on the

Open illustration

any type of picture or decoration used in conjunction with a text to embellish its appearance or to clarify its meaning. Illustration is as old as

Open Image

in optics, likeness or counterpart of an object produced when rays of light coming from that object are reflected from a mirror or are refracted by a

Importance of Being Earnest

[22 April 1895] comedy by Oscar Wilde [Empire Thea; 16p]. John Worthing (Henry Miller) goes by the name Earnest in the city but when in the country he