Category:Painting

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English: Painting, meant literally, is the practice of applying color to a surface (support) such as paper, canvas, wood, glass, lacquer, or other. However, when used in an artistic sense, "painting" means the use of this activity in combination with drawing, composition and other aesthetic considerations in order to manifest the expressive and conceptual intention of the practitioner. Painting is used as a mode of representing, documenting and expressing all the varied intents and subjects of practitioners of the craft. Paintings can be naturalistic and representational (as in a still life or landscape painting), photographic, abstract, be loaded with narrative content, symbolism, emotion or be political in nature. A large portion of the history of painting is dominated by spiritual motifs and ideas; sites of this kind of painting range from artwork depicting mythological figures on pottery to biblical scenes rendered on the interior walls and ceiling of The Sistine Chapel to depictions of the human body itself as a spiritual subject.
Español: Pintura
Français: Peinture : œuvre picturale exécutée sur une surface
Italiano: Pittura
Português: Pintura
Русский: Живопись
English: For people who paint houses, boats, fences, etc., see Category:Painters (artisans)
art of painting 
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practice of applying paint, pigment, color or other medium to a surface
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Media in category "Painting"

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