Alphabetical: E

Earth Art (Land Art)

What is Earth Art? Earth art, also known as land art, earthworks, or environmental art, refers to a visual arts movement that began in the 1960s and 70s, primarily in the U.K and U.S. Earth art took nature as its central theme and artists in the movement predominantly used natural materials to construct artworks, including …

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Encaustic Painting

What is Encaustic Painting? Encaustic painting is an ancient mixed media technique or process of painting characterised by the use of colored pigments mixed with hot wax (mostly beeswax). The beeswax acts as a binder and the liquid is kept warm through the use of a brazier, then applied through a brush or a metal …

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Ephemeral Art

What is Ephemeral Art? Ephemeral art is a type of art that only lasts for a short period of time and cannot be preserved by a museum gallery as a lasting object. How long ephemeral art lasts is dictated by the materials used to create the piece and how these materials are intended to interact. …

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Etruscan Art

What is Etruscan Art? Etruscan art refers to the ancient Mediterranean art of the Etruscan people, who lived in what is now Italy, between the 10th century BCE-270 CE, prior to the Romans. Most of the art that remains from the Etruscan civilization comes from elaborate burials and includes tomb paintings, sculpture, and pottery. Famous …

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