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48 Topic Pages Found in Art & Art History and starting with the letter P
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Paik, Nam June, 1932-2006

Korean composer, sculptor, and performance artist, regarded as the founder of video art . He lived in the USA from 1964. Originally part of the Fluxus


Any of various materials used to give a protective and decorative finish to surfaces or for making pictures. A paint consists of a pigment suspended


direct application of pigment to a surface to produce by tones of color or of light and dark some representation or decorative arrangement of natural

Palmer, Samuel (1805 - 1881)

English landscape painter and etcher. His early works, small pastoral scenes mostly painted in watercolour and sepia, have an intense, visionary


In art, a long painting stretched round the inside walls of circular buildings, intended to create the illusion of real scenery seen from a central

Paolozzi, Eduardo, 1924-2005

1924-2005 Scottish sculptor and printmaker Born in Leith, Edinburgh, of Italian parentage, he studied at Edinburgh College of Art and the Slade School

Paris, Matthew (1200 - 1259)

or Matthew Paris, d. 1259, English historian, a monk of St. Albans. He became the historiographer of the convent after the death (c.1236) of Roger of

Parks, Gordon, 1912-2006

Photographer, Composer, Writer, Director Gordon Parks was born on November 30, 1912, in Fort Scott, Kansas. After the death of his mother, Parks went

Open Parmigianino, 1503-1540
Parmigianino, 1503-1540

Italian painter and etcher. One of the leading Mannerists, he painted religious subjects and portraits in a sensual style, his slender, elongated

Open Patronage

Power to give a favoured appointment to an office or position in politics, business, or the church; or sponsorship of the arts. Patronage was for