In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Above all, these works set as their priorities artifice and visual pleasure.
- The public meeting has decayed, and what voters see on TV is constructed around artifice and falsehood.
- Whatever the cause, this interview held my interest and seemed free from artifice.
- He alone supplied the deft and necessary touch of self-conscious theatrical artifice.
- The women are collective composites of art and artifice, fact and fiction.
- The Fast Runner is a rarity among movies in that it seems completely free of artifice.
- The jury whose votes ultimately decide what's art and what's artifice are, after all, human.
- The purpose of art is not to deny artifice but to manage it so well that it appears inevitable.
- Parker exposes the vanity, artifice and delusion that stand behind these apparently candid books.
- Between the extremes of naturalism and overt artifice there are transitional pieces that combine both modes.
- But Murakami's narration moves along calmly and without clutter or artifice.
- There is no pretense, no artifice, no meaning, other than what you carry out after you've wiped the fiftieth tear of laughter out of your eye.
- For some, the synthetic world of artifice and self-promotion that is popular music appears to have an irresistible lure.
- With their knowing artifice, the works achieved a stifling kind of perfection.
- Wenders always wants it both ways: high artifice and incorruptible honesty.
- Salgado prettifies through photographic artifice what ought to be shown in its true colors.
- A master at work, he commands the screen with an effortless ease and a complete lack of artifice or contrivance.
- Dogme is dedicated to ridding cinema of artifice and superficiality.
- Fernandez, like many artists before her, engages in a dialogue between artifice and nature.
- In turning the genre inside out, Godard creates a world in which real emotions resemble artifice.
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