work of art


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work of art

1. a piece of fine art, such as a painting or sculpture
2. something that may be likened to a piece of fine art, esp in beauty, intricacy, etc.
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It is, of course, a ridiculous word to apply to a work of art.
From the point of view of style, a healthy work of art is one whose style recognises the beauty of the material it employs, be that material one of words or of bronze, of colour or of ivory, and uses that beauty as a factor in producing the aesthetic effect.
If a man approaches a work of art with any desire to exercise authority over it and the artist, he approaches it in such a spirit that he cannot receive any artistic impression from it at all.
Thackeray's 'Esmond' is a beautiful work of art because he wrote it to please himself.
Share work of art and its description to Facebook or by email to anyone, anywhere
He said a striking work of art close to the Welsh border would help raise the profile of Wales both nationally and internationally.
We asked students to find a work of art in the museum based on one of the following randomly assigned questions and write a response:
The second work of art, also on display in the lobby area of 5 Hanover Square is a video installation.
After the initial research was completed and a short sheet of facts about the artist was filled out, the students were given 3' x 5' white tag board on which to sketch the work of art they had chosen to reproduce.
What is a work of art once it can be dissolved into a song?
If art is used in the latter way to improve a company's image, then the issues about who is the artist and what the work of art represents become relevant.
The window represents the largest work of art she has ever created.