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No wonder those North African ancients chose encaustic specifically for mummy portraits.
Themes of light, darkness, expansion and contraction run through this group show, which features artists working in various mediums: painting, sculpture, printmaking, wood carving, encaustic and more.
All the pieces use clay, glaze, gold leaf, wax encaustic and other materials to create hybrid worlds and creatures, transforming human figures into hanging gardens and vice versa.
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Origin and Etymology of encaustic
First Known Use: 1601See Words from the same year
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