frieze


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an architectural ornament consisting of a horizontal sculptured band between the architrave and the cornice

a heavy woolen fabric with a long nap

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It contained one of the precious stockings; and half opening it, I revealed to Sylvia's astonished eyes the cunning little frieze of Bacchus and Ariadne, followed by a troop of Satyrs and Bacchantes, which the artist had designed to encircle one of the white columns of that little marble temple which sat before me.
The man in the frieze coat raised his arms and shouted:
The friezes ornamented with arabesques, and the pediments which crowned the pilasters, conferred richness and grace on every part of the building, while the domes which surmounted the whole added proportion and majesty.
He had availed himself, in this heavy undertaking, of the experience of a certain wandering eastern mechanic, who, by exhibiting a few soiled plates of English architecture, and talking learnedly of friezes, entablatures, and particularly of the composite order, had obtained a very undue influence over Richard’s taste in everything that pertained to that branch of the fine arts.
Contract notice: 2018-012-fcs supply, creation and installation of a metal frieze on the roundabout rd9 - zac of florides of the city of marignane
Imagine a wordless frieze, joined at the ends to form a circle of pages.
October was no exception, with Frieze Week in London morphing into FIAC Week in Paris and October Art Week in New York.
Denise Marray Frieze London 2017 saw some 160 galleries from 31 countries take part.
This statement, written a few years after Schor completed her multi-canvas work War Frieze, 1991-94, continues to resonate nearly twenty years later in her series "'Power' Frieze," 2016.
MIDDLESBROUGH Institute of Modern Art has been awarded PS50,000 by the Contemporary Art Society (CAS) to purchase new work for the town's collection at this year's edition of Frieze art fair in London.
Or the 13ft frieze in front of a takeaway in the seaside resort that this weekend pays homage to the legend that is Elvis Presley.
Machine woven in Egypt from a soft polypropylene frieze, it will retail for $249fora5-by-8.
This month, the 29-year-old makes her London debut as the winner of Frieze London's inaugural Frieze Artist Award.
THE critically-acclaimed but controversial World War One memorial frieze, No Man's Land 1919-20, by Yorkshire artist Charles Sargeant Jagger, has made a public appearance for the first time in nearly two decades.
The sculpture is a type of artwork known as a frieze (FREEZ), a carving on a long stretch of a wall or ceiling.