Examples of portraiture in a Sentence
The museum is exhibiting portraiture from the late 19th century.
Recent Examples of portraiture from the Web
Several photographers use self-portraiture to explore the idea of being marginalized several times over – self-described gay or queer individuals dealing with additional layers of isolation or displacement.
Their picture also heralded the start of photographic portraiture as performance.
Ahuja’s large oils on canvas could not be more personal — self-portraiture provides a connective thread.
There is a cross-section of portraiture by Cecily Brown, Jack Whitten and Lynette Yiadom-Boakye; abstraction by Ross Bleckner, Jennie C. Jones and Joan Mitchell.
That theme gets reframed in fascinating ways by the novel’s related exploration of portraiture.
Bathurst introduced Ojih Odutola to a new conception of portraiture through the work of African-American artists like Jacob Lawrence, Elizabeth Catlett, Romare Bearden and fellow Alabamian Kerry James Marshall.
With my portraiture, my goal is to provoke this same feeling in those who view my art.
What’s distinctive about these photos is their variety, ranging from puckishly opaque portraiture to three panels showing face-like images arising from the parts of a faucet, of a truck grille, of reflections in mottled glass.
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First Known Use of portraiture
PORTRAITURE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of portraiture for English Language Learners
: the art of making portraits
: portraits of people painted or drawn by artists
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