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Word: palimpsest

Definition: parchment or piece of writing material used for second time after original writing has been erased


Sentences Containing 'palimpsest'

Although the title is "Palimpsest" it could just as easily have been "Catalyst" a jumping off point for artists to begin to work, to meet with each other, experiment with glass and other materials and crucially share ideas and communicate" ref>(Palimpsest Exhibition catalogue page 6)«/ref> "I rarely look at glass for inspiration.
He curated “Palimpsest” an exhibition in that took place in Singapore in November 2009 in which artists worked in pairs, generating mixed media artworks by working directly on to an existing artworks provided by one of the pair.
Heinrich May in 1968 claimed to have found in England 12 leaves of a palimpsest containing parts of the Gospel of Matthew.
Palimpsest. group exhibition in Singapore Nov 2009 “Fragments” group show at Forth Gallery, 69a Pagoda Street, Singapore.

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