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Iconography

The iconography of an artwork is the imagery within it

Identity politics

Identity politics is the term used to describe an anti-authoritarian political and cultural movement that gained prominence in the USA ...

Il Novecento Italiano

Il Novecento Italiano was an Italian group formed in 1922 with the aim of reviving the tradition of large format ...

Illusionism

The term illusionism is used to describe a painting that creates the illusion of a real object or scene, or ...

Impasto

Impasto refers to an area of thick paint or texture, in a painting

Impressionism

Impressionism developed in France in the nineteenth century and is based on the practice of painting out of doors and ...

Independent Group

The Independent Group (IG) were a radical group of young artists, writers and critics who met at the Institute of ...

Indigenism

There are several meanings relating to the word indigenism, but in the context of visual art the term refers to ...

Industrial design

The term industrial design refers to design of mass-produced, machine-made goods

Ink

Ink is an ancient writing and drawing medium in liquid or paste form, traditionally black or brown in colour – ...

Installation art

The term installation art is used to describe large-scale, mixed-media constructions, often designed for a specific place or for a ...

Institutional critique

Institutional critique is the act of critiquing an institution as artistic practice, the institution usually being a museum or an ...

Intaglio

Intaglio describes any printmaking technique in which the image is produced by incising into the printing plate – the incised ...

Interactive art

Interactive art describes art that relies on the participation of a spectator

International style

The term international style was first used in 1932 to describe architects associated with the modern movement whose designs shared ...

Intimism

Intimism is a French term applied to paintings and drawings of quiet domestic scenes