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In the studying, making and appreciation of art, intuition is an important but little-understood factor. ’ irony, ironic Humorously sarcastic or mocking; characterised by often exaggerated difference or incongruity between what is expected and what actually is. Irony in art is often opposed to belief in authenticity and self-expression, and has been a powerful tendency in art and design since the 1980s. irrational Without the faculty of reason; deprived of reason; without or deprived of normal mental clarity or sound judgement; not in accordance with reason; utterly illogical.
Dry mount A mounting technique in which film is applied in a pressing machine with heat in order to attach one flat surface to another. INDD 22 6/6/2014 3:17:38 PM Section I KEY WORDS AND PHRASES IN ART, DESIGN AND MEDIA 23 dry transfer graphics Manufactured graphic elements a designer can transfer (remove) from a transparent backing sheet and reattach to paper or another smooth surface by pressing and rubbing, either wholly or in pieces. Duchampian Often used synonymously with conceptual art. Art made in reference to the pioneering work of Marcel Duchamp (French, 1887–1968) and showing a tendency towards intellectual analysis, anti-aesthetics, use of visual and verbal puns, and appropriation.
This can be considered a negative quality of an artwork. His artwork was very conventional and did not express his own personal views. cost control The act of ensuring that there are no hold-ups in production, as well as controlling the costs of components. cost price The price paid by a retailer for goods. counterfeit As a verb, to make a copy of something with the intent to deceive and sometimes defraud. As an adjective, referring to the condition of being false or fake. creative Having the ability or power to produce with originality or novelty and expressive power.