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chiaroscuro
used in A Great and Terrible Beauty

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Definition
art:  a painting technique that skillfully contrasts light and shadow
  • The Italians call this chiaroscuro.
    Chapter 23 (72% in)
  • We're each of us our own chiaroscuro, our own bit of illusion fighting to emerge into something solid, something real.
    Chapter 39 (85% in)

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