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polychrome

po li krohm

  • n  a piece of work composed of or decorated in many colors
  • v  color with many colors; make polychrome
  • s  having or exhibiting many colors

  • Flat paint can be resprayed, but some of Smith's polychrome works were painted in a splashy, brushy mannera handwriting that can no more be restored than the excited scribbles .
  • The forms are stark, but Predock's scheme -- a casual zigzag arrangement that follows the terrain, roof lines that vary from flat to peaked to pyramidal, a restrained polychrome .
  • From the jazz age onward, pop culture has gone polychrome in a big way: color, brilliant and various, has been almost obligatory in all things, from clothing to kitchen appliances .

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