Examples of portraiture in a Sentence
The museum is exhibiting portraiture from the late 19th century.
Recent Examples of portraiture from the Web
The Huntington is considered one of the top cultural attractions in the greater Los Angeles area, and is home to one of the finest collections of British portraiture in the world.
Amir decorated a mask as part of an art lesson demonstrating landscape and portraiture art, orchestrated by the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM).
That makes this week a good one to take a bunch of selfies and find power in representing yourself through self-portraiture — not necessarily for sending or posting, but for your own eyes and your own exploration.
But in most places and at most times, portraiture was available only to society’s elites.
Ascherman is a black-and-white specialist in portraiture and his career has spanned four decades.
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.
Participants in Studio 345, a free arts program that aims to help Charlotte-Mecklenburg students stay in school, responded to the exhibition’s call for entries with touching works combining self-portraiture and thoughtful text.
Their picture also heralded the start of photographic portraiture as performance.
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First Known Use of portraiture
Synonymsdefinition, delineation, depiction, picture, portrait, description, portrayal, rendering, sketch, vignette
Related Wordsaccount, anecdote, chronicle, narrative, report, story, tale, yarn; demonstration, exemplification, illustration; clarification, elucidation, explanation, explication, exposition
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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