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noun as in molding

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So does the Parthenon frieze depict virgin sacrifice, and was it built over the tomb of these maidens of myth?

This notion of fashion as a kind of wearable narrative is in evidence at industry gatherings like Frieze and Art Basel.

It did not get made due to lack of financing but then Frieze went and did it, which is annoying!

Since then, it has been screened at such venues as the British Film Institute, Southbank London (2008), Frieze Art Fair (2010).

From a 48 portraits of young men and women to a Jeff Koons lobster, the must-see art at Frieze London, which opens on Thursday.

The side walls are surmounted with a chaste frieze, and running towards the base are “stations” and statues of saints.

They are crowned with capitals of bronze and support the enormous beam of a frieze formed of six polished blocks.

They saw faint images of painted martyrs and angels peering down from the frieze and vaulting.

Over this they usually wear a sleeveless jacket of brown frieze, and the cap is of light brown felt, shaped like half a gourd.

The frieze was composed of a tricusped arcade with small columns carried on corbels with carved heads.


On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to frieze, such as: decoration, embellishment, and architectural ornament.

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