Translation of monochrome in Spanish:


pintura monocromática, n.

Pronunciation /ˈmɑnəˌkroʊm/ /ˈmɒnəkrəʊm/ /mɒnə(ʊ)ˈkrəʊm/

See Spanish definition of monocromático


  • 1

    (painting) pintura monocromática feminine
    (photograph) fotografía en blanco y negro feminine
    • 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.
    • His earlier enlargements of these miniature monochromes have given way to increasingly complex compositions.
    • At first glance, they resemble a suite of Minimalist monochromes.
    • The installation established a quiet pulsation, the result of the two sizes in which Rudolf de Crignis paints his monochromes - either 60 inches square or 30 inches square.
    • Of the fours works that Stenclova presented in New York, the most striking was Green Cycle, a grouping of four monochromes.
    • All the images are mechanically produced by a sub-photographic process that can yield monochromes in brown, blue or red.
    • These monochromes were seductive, their surfaces smooth and shimmering.
    • This piece also reflects the fact that colors and surfaces change over time, so that monochromes frequently evolve into polychromes, or lose their original texture, hue or intensity.
    • I think he must have seen Rothko's last great monochromes in 1969, just before his suicide.
    • However, Kuwayama's interest in perfect geometric form was already manifest in the monochromes he painted following his 1958 arrival in New York City.
    • It's in the middle of the far wall, to the left of the monochromes.
    • Some eighteenth-century Chinese ceramics with monochrome glazes and iridescent surfaces influenced his glazes, which were primarily iridescent monochromes punctuated with crystals.
    • On the other hand, the deep, rich Clear Blue #1 seems at first a pure monochrome; on closer view, varnishlike swirls of wax can be seen as they catch light from certain vantage points.
    • He draws the projected image, turns the lights back on and slowly brings the painting up from a monochrome to a colored underpainting.
    • Rose's exemplary essay on the history and meaning of the monochrome in the superbly designed catalogue is both factually enlightening and philosophically thought-provoking.
    • In July 3, the rocky coastline they both share is a near monochrome of pale blues that darken in the rocks and billowing clouds as though illuminated by moonlight.
    • When looked at from the sides it seemed to be a near monochrome, but it also evoked vast expanses of lava seen from afar.
    • A splendid white monochrome, Number 94, consists mainly of the paper-cast shells of objects.
  • 2

    painted in monochrome pintado en diferentes tonalidades de un mismo color
    • photographed in monochrome fotografiado en blanco y negro


  • 1

    (picture) monocromático
    (picture) monocromo
    (photograph/television) en blanco y negro
    • The images are displayed on monochrome screens on the flight deck and on the lower deck.
    • These documentary pictures and the monochrome paintings exist side by side in an uneasy tension.
    • He also bemoaned today's monochrome screens and small displays.
    • In her abstract, almost monochrome pictures, she traps time, as she records the processes of pictorial creation.
    • He can attest to the fact that the 1.33:1 full screen monochrome image is sharp with nice contrast and is almost always clear.
    • At least the full screen monochrome images are first rate.
    • The full screen monochrome image is bright, crisp, and nearly defect free.
    • The monochrome screen is not backlit, and there are just 2 megabytes of memory.
    • A few seconds later, the light flicked off and the screen lit up, replacing my reflection with an illuminated monochrome photo of a badly beaten man.
    • Klein's multidisciplinary project of the 1950s included monochrome painting, writing, martial arts, performance, musical composition and film.
    • Similarly, many monochrome paintings are at once flat planes and deep wells of color.
    • A monochrome picture of one of Swindon's car parks, in Villett Street, bagged him third place.
    • Many of those early devices had very poor image quality and monochrome displays.
    • The trading pits have stained maroon carpets and monochrome screens.
    • The twins in the monochrome pictures are precisely the four pairs that Joseph had heard about and named in his book.
    • Designer Chris Levine's blue monochrome portrait shows the monarch wearing a crown, pearls and an ermine cape.
    • The difference between the two is simply that the m505 offers a colour screen, while the m500 has a monochrome display.
    • All photographs are monochrome, which, although fine for electron micrographs, is perhaps a little restrictive for modern light microscopy.
    • On the other side an eye-level monochrome picture frieze is partnered by desk-height display cases which tell the story in words, pictures and objects.
    • I also thought that as a monochrome print it would convey a greater feeling of timelessness.