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73 Topic Pages Found in Arts & Leisure and starting with the letter L
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Open lace

patterned openwork fabric made by plaiting, knotting, looping, or twisting. The finest lace is made from linen thread. Handmade laces include


solution of film-forming materials, natural or synthetic, usually applied as an ornamental or protective coating. Quick-drying synthetic lacquers are

Open Lacrosse

( ləkrôs' ), ball and goal game usually played outdoors by two teams of 10 players each on a field 60 to 70 yd (54.86 to 64.01 m) wide by 110 yd

La Fontaine, Jean (1621 - 1695)

( zhäN də ), 1621–95, French poet, whose celebrated fables place him among the masters of world literature. He was born at Château-Thierry to a

Lalique, René (Jules) (1860 - 1945)

( rənā' lälēk' ), 1860–1945, French jewelery designer and glassmaker whose works are landmarks of arts nouveau and deco, b. Ay; apprenticed to

Lalo, (Victor Antoine) Edouard (1823 - 1892)

French composer. His Spanish ancestry and violin training are evident in the Symphonie espagnole (1873) for violin and orchestra, and Concerto for

Lambert, Constant (1905 - 1951)

English composer, conductor, and critic. His works include The Rio Grande (1929) and the ballet score Horoscope (1938), which react against

Lampard, Frank James (1978 - )

English footballer. Despite playing in midfield, he has regularly been among the top goalscorers in the English Premier League. He progressed through

Open land

in law, any ground, soil, or earth regarded as the subject of ownership, including trees, water, buildings added by humans, the air above, and the

Landscape painting

Representation of inland scenery, such as a countryside view or city skyline; also a format of painting that is wider than its height. Landscape