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  • adj. Painted with an impasto


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impasto +‎ -ed


  • Her work is paired with the richly impastoed, not-so-new formalism of Brenda Barnum's nature-inspired abstractions.

    Paul Klein: Art Strategies Manifested in Exhibits Opening Tonight

  • In the category of competent and promising naturalism are the paintings (all from the early 1880s) "Boulevard Van Iseghem in the Rain," a small, lovely plein-air canvas with an ­impastoed light reminiscent of Courbet and foreshadowing Frank Auerbach; a strong, ­Manet-like "Portrait of the Artist's Father"; and "The Oyster Eater," an interior, with a lustrous still life, of a woman dining alone at a table.

    The Uncommitted Fantasist

  • With heavily impastoed, rhythmic strokes of citron yellow, a range of opaque blues and a roiling composition of haloed stars, spiraling nebulae and a moon encircled by light, the painter gives emphatic, tactile form to his steadfast belief in a pantheistic nature.

    Van Gogh's Transcendent Vision

  • Since moving back to New Mexico after a six year stay in Houston, TX my art has metamorphosed from early, thin, veils of color to what are now thick impastoed passages and pours of transparent paint.

    madrigle Diary Entry

  • My work has evolved from thin veils of atmospheric like color to thick impastoed passages of paint.

    madrigle Diary Entry

  • My marks are becoming thicker, impastoed layers of transparent pigment building upon each other.

    madrigle Diary Entry

  • Energized yet strangely at peace, he reclined on his rapidly moldering cardboard couch, his face, hands, and feet impastoed with the root goo that caused him to resemble a comic-book Chinaman (in real life, Asians were no more yellow in complexion than Caucasians were truly white), the wad of leaf in his jaw beckoning-reaching out!

    Fierce Invalids Home from Hot Climates

  • It was impastoed with so many fingerprints it should have been buried with J. Edgar Hoover.

    Even Cowgirls Get The Blues

  • Ms. Schulnik extends her animating ways into oleaginous, heavily impastoed paintings of gross, spectral figures and vibrant, gone-to-seed floral bouquets that call to mind the comic-grotesque visionary

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  • Glowing with thickly impastoed blue oil paint, it was roughly bisected by a vertical black band and a flamelike crimson streak, one of Still's "life lines," as he termed them.

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