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War artists

War artists are artists who are commissioned through an official scheme to record the events of war

Washington Color School

The Washinton Color School was an art movement founded by Morris Louis and Kenneth Noland that emerged in the late ...

Watercolour

Refers both to the medium and works of art made using the medium of watercolour – a water soluble paint with ...

Watermark

An image or mark in a sheet of paper (usually the papermaker's trademark) visible when viewed by transmitted light

White cube

Refers to a certain gallery aesthetic characterised by its square or oblong shape, white walls and a light source usually ...

Wood engraving

A printmaking method distinct from woodcut in that the line is incised into the woodblock, rather than the background being ...

Woodcut

A method of relief printing from a block of wood cut along the grain

World of Art (Mir Iskusstva)

A Russian avant-garde artistic group promoted through the journal of the same name that ran from 1898 to 1905