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By Suzanne Foley

Catalog of an exhibition of an identical name held on the Whitney Museum of yankee paintings, Dec. nine, 1981-Feb. 7, 1982, and for this reason on the San Francisco Museum of contemporary paintings. Works by way of Peter Voulkos, John Mason, Kenneth rate, Robert Arneson, David Gilhooly, and Richard Shaw

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Polychrome use of varicolored materials, displays the Russian architect's natural predilection for vivid colors. development of glazes and enamels medium was The in designs appropriate to this fostered in architectural ornament. The enamel protected the brick from disintegration and at the same time created an opportunity for beauty of surface, color, and pattern. The elaborate polychrome tile revetments of Patriarch Nikon's time were never relinquished by Russian architects, and the General Characteristics of Russian Art enameled brick ornament also found application in the churches of Moscow and Yaroslavl, notably in the churches of St.

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Embodying centuries of popular aesthetic experience. Nor do these exhaust the list, for the peasant craftsman's art became the partner of building, supplying carved posts, balusters, moldings, elements of cornices and gables, window and door frames and grills. Some of the commonest utensils are rendered with subtle variations and innovations, while certain others are peculiar to a region. Vessels were also made for entertainment, fun, and sticks, all dehght, often too fragile for everyday use.

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