diptych : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  a painting or carving (especially an altarpiece) on two panels (usually hinged like a book)

  • For example, each chapter begins with a two-page diptych.
  • Politely he informed Director Whiting that the diptych in the museum was stolen-goods, that it belonged to the Zagreb Cathedral.
  • That cued Eastwood to make an Iwo Jima diptych and, after scouting Japanese filmmakers, to direct it himself (though he doesn't speak the language).
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  • Custom Multi Canvas Prints Now Available at CanvasWorld.com
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    June 19, 2013 - Marketwire
  • Much Ado About Nothing
    Joss Whedon's deft direction makes thoughtful use of gesture and physical comedy in this Shakespeare re-do by Harry Kloman In the canon of William Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing is probably the most difficult work — to mess up: It's charming and familiar, a diptych love story with two happy endings, albeit with a slightly dark middle as conflicts play out. Joss Whedon's new filming takes ...
    June 19, 2013 - Pittsburgh City Paper

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