The art of painting on fresh, moist plaster with pigments dissolved in water. Fresco A painting medium in which pigment is mixed with water-soluble glutinous materials such as size or egg yolk. Tempera Painting that uses pigments originally ground in oil. Oil Painting A synthetic fabric that requires special washing and drying instructions to keep it in good condition. Acrylic The most common support medium for oil painting, replacing wooden panels Canvass Painting that are remarkable for their acute observation of nature, symbolism in realistic disguise, depiction of spatial depth Flemish Painting A style of painting and sculpture developed in the early 20th century, characterized chiefly by an emphasis on formal structure, the reduction of natural forms to their geometrical equivalents, and the organization of the planes of a represented object independently of representational requirements. Cubism An early-20th-century movement in painting begun by a group of French artists and marked by the use of bold, often distorted forms and vivid. Fauvism A movement in the arts during the early part of the 20th century that emphasized subjective expression of the artist's inner experiences. Expressionism A theory or style of painting originating and developed in France during the 1870s, characterized by concentration on the immediate visual impression produced by a scene and by the use of unmixed primary colors and small strokes to simulate actual reflected light. Impressionism PAINTING