: something that is created with imagination and skill and that is beautiful or that expresses important ideas or feelings
a piece of modern/contemporary art It's a remarkable picture, but is it art?
: works created by artists : paintings, sculptures, etc., that are created to be beautiful or to express important ideas or feelings
the art [=artwork] of Salvador Dalí The museum has a large collection of folk art. African/Japanese/Mayan art
: the methods and skills used for painting, sculpting, drawing, etc.
He studied art in college.
: skill acquired by experience, study, or observation
the art of making friends
: a branch of learning:
: one of the humanities
: an occupation requiring knowledge or skill
the art of organ building
: the conscious use of skill and creative imagination especially in the production of aesthetic objects
the art of painting landscapes
: works so produced
a gallery for modern art
: one of the fine arts
: a skillful plan
: decorative or illustrative elements in printed matter
: produced as an artistic effort or for decorative purposes
an art film art dolls art music
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archaic present tense second-person singular of