Vanishing point

The point at which receding parallel lines viewed in perspective appear to converge

Vanitas

A still life artwork which includes various symbolic objects designed to remind the viewer of their mortality and of the ...

Verism

From Italian term 'verismo', meaning realism in its sense of gritty subject matter

Verso / recto

Terms used for the front and back of a single sheet of paper, or the right-hand and left-hand page of ...

Video art

Art that involves the use of video and /or audio data and relies on moving pictures

Virtual reality

A technology that enables a person to interact with a computer-simulated environment, be it based on a real or an ...

Visual ethnography

Ethnography is the study and interpretation of social organisations and cultures in everyday life. It is a research-based methodology, and ...

Vitrine

A large, glass cabinet used for displaying art objects

Vorticism

The vorticists were a British avant-garde group formed in London in 1914 with the aim of creating art that expressed ...