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: skill acquired by experience, study, or observation
the art of making friends
archaic : learning, scholarship
: 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
also : works so produced
a gallery for modern art
archaic : a skillful plan
: the quality or state of being artful (see artful sense 2a)
: decorative or illustrative elements in printed matter
: produced as an artistic effort or for decorative purposes
an art film
Noun a piece of modern art It's a remarkable picture, but is it art? The museum has a large collection of folk art. He studied art in college.
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NounThen, weeks later, the album art, tracklist and release date also leaked. —Lyndsey Havens, Billboard, 8 Mar. 2023 Sloan’s vast collection also includes books, wall paints, satin paints, stencils, fabrics, and kits for creating looks inspired by things like Murano glass, Scandinavian art, and the Charleston Farmhouse. —Hollyanna Mccollom, Better Homes & Gardens, 8 Mar. 2023 In layman’s terms, that means apprenticeships, mentoring, and skill development within the creative industries—fashion, yes, but also art, entertainment, and tech. —Otegha Uwagba, Harper's BAZAAR, 8 Mar. 2023 The March Discoveries sales showcase a wide range of paintings, prints, photographs, digital art, and sculptures spanning media and geographies over the last 150 years. —Natasha Gural, Forbes, 7 Mar. 2023 The publication is focused on the intersection of art, film, music and fashion. —Jolene Latimer, Peoplemag, 6 Mar. 2023 The city hopes eventually to add street furniture, public art, trees, murals and possibly outdoor entertainment venues. —San Diego Union-Tribune, 5 Mar. 2023 Our newsletter has the best concerts, art, shows and more — and the stories behind them Contact IndyStar reporter Domenica Bongiovanni at 317-444-7339 or email@example.com. —The Indianapolis Star, 3 Mar. 2023 The premise was hammered home with album art (created by painter Beatriz Whitehill) that depicts spencer underwater holding a baby, symbolizing the mental state of so many people trying to stay afloat. —Andre Gee, Rolling Stone, 3 Mar. 2023
AdjectiveNew Orleans is a city of neighborhoods and experiencing Prospect asks visitors to traverse the city’s network of neighborhoods with venues ranging from the traditional, like museums, to public spaces to non-art venues. —Chadd Scott, Forbes, 6 Nov. 2021 In fact, Smith did in America what Agnès b. was doing in France—turning a fashion brand into an anti-haute, pro-art, super-hip egalitarian statement. —Laura Jacobs, WSJ, 12 June 2021 The Fre — a Taylor Mac fable about the costs of escaping a homophobic, anti-art background — took place in a ball pit. —Helen Shaw, Vulture, 12 Mar. 2021 In July, the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) released findings of its survey of 760 museum directors, including those from non-art institutions, confirming the extent of the economic toll caused by pandemic closures. —Jennifer G. Wolcott, The Christian Science Monitor, 14 Sep. 2020 That's an opportunity for cities to collaborate with the agency to make their road art street-legal. —Scottie Andrew, CNN, 11 Oct. 2019 See More
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