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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 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 …