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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Aesthete Someone with deep sensitivity to the beauty of art or nature English art beauty
Duende The mysterious power of art to deeply move a person Spanish art feeling emotion
Vemödalen The fear that everything has already been done. For example: the frustration of photographing something amazing when thousands of identical photos already exist. English philosophy awareness art
Qiang jingtou The fight by a cameraman to get a better vantage point Chinese creative art visual
Ukiyo The floating world - living in the moment, detached from the bothers of life Japanese creative visual art
Haiku (俳句) A form of Japanese poetry, usually just 17 syllables long (with lines of 5, 7, and 5 syllables), involving the sudden juxtapositions of ideas or images, and often focused on natural (e.g., seasonal) phenomena. Japanese art



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