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artwork

noun art·work \ˈärt-ˌwərk\

: a painting, sculpture, photograph, etc., that is created to be beautiful or to express an important idea or feeling : an artistic work

: drawings, photographs, etc., that are included in books, magazines, and other printed materials

Full Definition of ARTWORK

1
a :  an artistic production <an 8-foot metal artwork>
b :  artistic work <artwork being sold on the sidewalk>
2
a :  art 6
b :  material (as a drawing or photograph) prepared for reproduction in printed matter

Examples of ARTWORK

  1. A local painter was selling her artwork on the street.
  2. The walls of the restaurant are decorated in original artwork.
  3. Some of the children's artwork was hanging on the refrigerator.
  4. The museum recently recovered two stolen artworks.

First Known Use of ARTWORK

1877

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