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monochrome

Pronunciation: /ˈmɑːnəkrəʊm; ˈmɒnəkrəʊm/

Translation of monochrome in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 countable/numerable (painting) pintura (feminine) monocromática; (photograph) fotografía (feminine) en blanco y negro
    Example sentences
    • Pioneering monochromes by Malevich, Rodchenko, Reinhardt, Klein and Ryman employ just one color, unlike many later examples that feature a dominant but not single hue.
    • In subsequent works, he geometrically structured the stippled monochromes to toy with color contrasts.
    • The new works may be her most reserved and elegant since the monochromes (such as charcoal on vellum) that she made in the late '80s.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable (technique) painted in monochrome pintado en diferentes tonalidades de un mismo color photographed in monochrome fotografiado en blanco y negro

adjective/adjetivo

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