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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Tom Jones, of the Wales TUC, said he did not think the overall concept of an iconic work of art for North Wales should be allowed to die, although he said he was not all that struck on the designs that had reached the Living Landmarks regional shortlist.
Find a work of art that speaks to you on an intellectual level.
Again, the students were allowed to use whatever colors and style of painting they wished to use on the painting as long as the original work of art was still recognizable and they had included themselves in the painting.
However, there is a clear difference between using a logo to represent a company's personality and using a work of art to do so.
He believed that what he called the 'aura' possessed by a unique work of art would inevitably be diminished by the ease with which such works could be reproduced and that media where there was no true 'original', such as photography, would displace those where there was, such as painting.
Is the city a work of art, as distinguished urban historian Donald Olsen suggested?
This planning grid for teaching visual arts in grade 2 in Delaware schools outlines the following six standards for students to complete: (1) students will select and use form, media, techniques, and processes to create work of art and communicate meaning; (2) students will create ways to use visual, spatial, and temporal concepts in creating works of art; (3) students will invent, select, evaluate, and use subjects, themes symbols, problems, and ideas to create works of art; (4) students will understand the visual arts in relation to diverse cultures, time, and places; (5) students will reflect upon, describe, analyze, interpret and evaluate works of art and design; and (6) students will understand the visual arts in relation to other disciplines.
But, in fact, a work of art that acknowledges the loss to which we are all born, especially a work of art that depicts its subjects compassionately, can for many provide insight and even comfort otherwise unknown.
at Ltd, was closed at the end of June, and this week Work Of Art - a company set up two years ago to take commissions on selling pieces by young artists - was shut down.
The ability to put oneself in place of another or, in the case of the artist, in place of the work of art, is a profound human act.
The result is a very personal deeply affecting, lyrical film -- a true work of art.
However great the emotional impact or the artistic value of this statue, no work of art is exempt from changing perceptions and values.