artier artier

Definition(s):

  • (adj) showily imitative of art or artists

Usage(s):

  1. He's covered mainstream movies like Shrek the Third and Bug, and artier fare on the order of Guy Maddin's Brand Upon the Brain and Hal Hartley's Fay Grim.
  2. And as art-house auteurs were getting pornier, porn directors were getting artier.
  3. In Negro theatres it will be a conventional Western, and it can play the artier white houses as a parody.

News

  • Baths brings glitchy synth-pop to the Masquerade

    As Baths , Will Wiesenfeld produces an artier, more experimental take on the laptop electronica-postrock hybrid of the early-2000s. The solo electronic pop project revives and invigorates a style shaped by the Postal Service, the Notwist, and Berlin's Morr Music label, while playing up the driving, emotive force presented in those decade-old sounds.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Creative Loafing Atlanta

Quotes

  • "It's a bigger venue so we're going for a broader spectrum," says clarinetist-composer Evan Ziporyn, a member of house band the Bang on a Can All-Stars. "We're trying to include world music, jazz, electronica, the artier side of rock, as well...
    on Jun 25, 2010 By: Evan Ziporyn Source: New York Post

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