iconography iconography  /ˌaɪ kə ˈnɑ ɡrə fi/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the images and symbolic representations that are traditionally associated with a person or a subject

Usage(s):

  1. He loved Mafia iconography and liked being known as a tough guy.
  2. In the iconography of political campaigning, it is traditionally the wife who gazes worshipfully at her husband.
  3. Here we see the power of iconography, the fallen Wall Street bull long a symbol of dominance, growth, optimism and American power.

News

  1. Dinosaurs, ducks, and dunks: Chicago, Boston battle for statue supremacy

    The deeper teams go into the NHL playoffs, the more that team's iconography tends to take over its city. By the time a club has reached the Stanley Cup Final, you can expect to see car flags and decals in … Continue reading ?
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Puck Daddy via Yahoo! Sports

  2. Susan Kare likes iOS 7's icons

    Susan Kare may not be a household name, but her work has likely graced your computer at some point in time. Though she is best known for her icon design work on the original Apple Macintosh computer, she has also designed icons for other well-known companies like PayPal , Facebook and Microsoft . As a pioneer in the field of computer iconography, it's not surprising that Kare would have her own ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Unofficial Apple Weblog

  3. Serbian Jazz Bre Band -- Serbian Jazz, Bre

    The iconography of jazz wouldn't be the same without jazz photography. It seems that both jazz and photography have been walking hand in hand since the appearance of both arts. Just imagine the dark rooms and cigarette smoke clouds where jazz was happening, and the photography there to bear witness.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: All About Jazz

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Quotes

  1. "On the first day of shooting it was extremely surreal," Blanchett told reporters last year. "I was watching the monitor as Steven set up the frame and I knew the iconography of the frame. It was instantly recognisable to me -- and then I had...
    on May 12, 2008 By: Cate Blanchett Source: AFP

  2. "I apologise unreservedly for any offence caused by my comments on Nazi iconography, which were solely made from an art history perspective," Ferry said in an official statement. "I, like every right-minded individual, find the Nazi regime,...
    on Apr 17, 2007 By: Bryan Ferry Source: Malaysia Star

  3. "Isn't that a useless term," says Ford, mildly. "That's an outside-in view of what I do. I don't do iconography. I don't do movie star. I do story telling. And by dint of the fact that I've been around for so long, by dint of the fact that...
    on Jan 18, 2010 By: Harrison Ford Source: Toronto Sun

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