adjective ar·tis·tic \är-ˈtis-tik\

: relating to art or artists

: having or showing the skill of an artist

Full Definition of ARTISTIC

:  of, relating to, or characteristic of art or artists <artistic subjects> <an artistic success>
:  showing imaginative skill in arrangement or execution <artistic photography>
ar·tis·ti·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of ARTISTIC

  1. a work of artistic value
  2. He shows real artistic talent.
  3. Both of my children are very artistic.

First Known Use of ARTISTIC

circa 1753

Related to ARTISTIC

Other Fine Arts Terms

Gothic, baroque, bas-relief, limn, oeuvre, pastiche, rococo, sfumato


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