Artistic Skill

Artistic Skill

Artlessness (See INNOCENCE, NAÏVETÉ.)
Myron
Greek sculptor (5th century B.C.) of Discobolus and other works acclaimed for extraordinary lifelikeness. [Gk. Art: NCE, 1870]
Phidias
Greek sculptor (468–432 B.C.), epitome of classical art. [Gk. Art: Benét]
Pygmalion
carved so beautiful and lifelike a statue that he fell in love with it. [Gk. Myth.: Benét]
Zeuxis
Greek artist (420–390 B.C.) so skilled that birds reputedly flew to his painting of a bunch of grapes. [Gk. Art: EB (1963)]
References in classic literature ?
The sculpturing and mosaic work were both finely executed, giving evidence of a high degree of artistic skill.
This two-part special looks at the Third Reich's campaign against modern art, which the Fuhrer believed to be degenerate, either because it attacked German 'ideals' or simply demonstrated a lack of artistic skill.
corn is designed specifically to aid healthcare professionals with no artistic skill create quality graphics for presentations and training.
Knitting is an incredibly under-recognised artistic skill and I wanted the ladies to show their skills in a very public way," he said
Set to original compositions by Mexican composers, Huapango highlights the company's artistic skill and appreciation for Latin culture.
Vincent Stahl is an artist with computer programming skill--or a computer programmer with artistic skill.
The production of these sorts of independently produced, virtuoso works of art suggests that ambitious artists were cognizant of the need to demonstrate both artistic skill and an engagement in contemporary intellectual concerns in order to obtain important commissions.
Since the goal isn't to draw masterpiece-quality work, there's no need to beat yourself up for lack of "true" artistic skill.
Anatomical details betray familiarity with the animals, as well as observational and artistic skill.
Instead, she sees them as reflecting both the latitude allowed in villa decoration and a desire to display artistic skill.
He said that PNCA continues to create comprehensive programme of art courses for children and teens to provide artistic skill building and exploration capacity for students.
This competition proves to be an excellent example of the important role the arts play in American society, in addition to giving students the opportunity to show their artistic skill.