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Painting is the practice of applying paint, pigment, color or other medium to a solid surface (called the "matrix" or "support"). The medium is commonly applied to the base with a brush, but other implements, such as knives, sponges, and airbrushes, can be used. In art, the term painting describes both the act and the result of the action (the final work is called "a painting"). The support for paintings includes such surfaces as walls, paper, canvas, wood, glass, lacquer, pottery, leaf, copper and concrete, and the painting may incorporate multiple other materials, including sand, clay, paper, plaster, gold leaf, and even whole objects. Painting is an important form in the visual arts, bringing in elements such as drawing, composition, gesture (as in gestural painting), narration (as in narrative art), and abstraction (as in abstract art). Paintings can be naturalistic and representational (as in still life and landscape painting), photographic, abstract, narrative, symbolistic (as in Symbolist art), emotive (as in Expressionism) or political in nature (as in Artivism). A portion of the history of painting in both Eastern and Western art is dominated by religious art. Examples of this kind of painting range from artwork depicting mythological figures on pottery, to Biblical scenes on the Sistine Chapel ceiling, to scenes from the life of Buddha (or other images of Eastern religious origin).
Plural noun of painting.
The art gallery displayed a variety of different style paintings by different artists.
Submitted by MaryC on June 21, 2016
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Rank popularity for the word 'Paintings' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2960
The numerical value of Paintings in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of Paintings in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of Paintings in a Sentence
This is not the most valuable painting in this museum. I think Guernica is definitely worth more than this painting, so stop this hype, look at these paintings, it is not the amount of dollars hanging here. There are wonderful paintings here ... They might not have the same market price but this is art, it is not an investment.
These paintings are valuable, museum quality, and part of our national treasure.
These artists, who had begun as billboard painters, decorators and illustrators, had set up their studio on the busy streets of Kinshasa so that their canvases would be seen by everyone, i was struck by the freedom, variety, humor, and beauty of the paintings that were passing before my eyes.
It really is quite unusual to find paintings hidden in this way and to discover a Nativity scene in this detail and just before Christmas was really incredible.
I have heard of your paintings too, well enough God has given you one face, and you make yourselves another.
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