Chiaroscuro

Chiaroscuro (English pronunciation: /kiˌɑːrəˈskjʊəroʊ/; Italian: [kjarosˈkuːro]; Italian for light-dark) in art is the use of strong contrasts between light and dark, usually bold contrasts affecting a whole composition. It is also a technical term used by artists and art historians for the use of contrasts of light to achieve a sense of volume in modelling three-dimensional objects and figures. Similar effects in cinema and photography also are called chiaroscuro.
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    … and Michelangelo the 16th and so on all contributed to the steady body of work that by the 17th century produced some truly outstanding works of lighting in art. Paintings by various Dutch Golden Age masters The first truly great depictions of light in art come from the Dutch masters in what’s now referred to as the Dutch Golden Age, with the move to realism…

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