Diorama

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Diorama

A three-dimensional model, especially of a real or historical event. For example, a miniature or full scale model of Appomattox Courthouse on the day that General Robert E. Lee surrendered to General Ulysses S. Grant may be called a diorama.
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Few editorial writers, columnists or talking heads will claim responsibility for perpetuating this false perspective. Neither, of course, will politicians, academics or clerics.
And, some gay activists contend, it's a mostly false perspective on gay and lesbian life that is fast becoming the most potent weapon in the religious right's antigay arsenal.
This equilibrium may be intended to compensate for the artist's indifference to the conventions of false perspective.
And Burns, Celtic's youth development boss, believes the speed young players have been fast-tracked into the national side has given them a false perspective on club football.
All blue and white, it has a false perspective of side walls that slope rapidly inward toward the back of the stage, making the room seem much deeper than it really is.
Sarkis Hamalbashian's colorful oil-on-canvas "Silk Way 1" (130x200 cm) is a landscape rendered in patchwork -- that is, without benefit of false perspective. The patchwork consists of cutouts from a medieval bestiary -- if you can imagine a bestiary that includes exotic human cultures and antique technologies as well as animals.