fresco fresco  /f ˈrɛ skoʊ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a mural done with watercolors on wet plaster
  2. (n) a durable method of painting on a wall by using watercolors on wet plaster
  3. (v) paint onto wet plaster on a wall

Usage(s):

  1. When Rivera brought men to photograph his fresco, they were sent away.
  2. A great LeWitt wall drawing may start like an algebra lesson, but it ends like a Renaissance fresco.
  3. True fresco did not include the use of glue sizing and dark washes a secco.

News

  1. Eclectic al fresco dining scene expands in Skokie

    Dunkin Donuts on the 5100 block of Touhy Avenue is the latest in a growing number of Skokie eateries to offer al fresco dining. The Skokie Village Board’s unanimous approval last week comes just in time for warmer weather when diners enjoy their meals in the great outdoors. Or at least on a patio a few feet away from shelter. Dunkin Donuts, which sits next to Congregation Kol Emeth, will include ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Skokie Review

  2. People & Places: Street Party from St. John Health System

    Martha and the Vandellas weren't around, but there was plenty of "Dancing in the Street" at the recent Street Party, St. John Health System's 20th annual al fresco fete.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Tulsa World

  3. Nutrition with LeeAnn Weintraub: Eating outside for summer? Don't put food poisoning on the menu

    Al fresco dining is a great way to get outside and enjoy the warmer weather. Summertime is ripe with opportunities to escape the heat of the kitchen and cook and eat outdoors.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Daily News

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Quotes

  1. "We took this decision to verify conclusively if the cavity exists and if there are traces of the fresco," Rutelli said during a visit in Florence.
    on Jan 13, 2007 By: Francesco Rutelli Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "However, if you do the Fresco Burrito Supreme Chicken it's got an enormous amount of sodium - 1,410 milligrams - which is a disaster," Dr. Sinatra said.
    on Jan 27, 2010 By: Frank Sinatra Source: New York Times

  3. Unilever chairman Michael Treschow said: "I am extremely pleased that Jeroen van der Veer has agreed to become vice-chairman and senior independent director. I am also very pleased that Louise Fresco, Ann Fudge and Paul Walsh have agreed to be...
    on Mar 5, 2009 By: Michael Treschow Source: just-food.com (subscription)

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