artistic artistic  /ɑr ˈtɪ stɪk/


  1. (adj) relating to or characteristic of art or artists
  2. (adj) satisfying aesthetic standards and sensibilities
  3. (adj) aesthetically pleasing



  1. Like these artistic protagonists, she was determined to break the old formulas and invent a way of expressing herself.
  2. A man of artistic ambitions--pretensions, if you will--Disney had a missionary fervor to bring fine music, mediated by his own exquisite middle-brow instincts, to the masses.
  3. In the Autumn of 1997, Yau Leung was just starting to earn a minor artistic reputation when he slipped off a ladder in his studio, hit his head, and died.


  1. Splice on PS: An Artistic, Experimental Puzzler

    We’re super excited and honored to announce that Splice­­ , our award-winning, experimental and artistic puzzler is making its way to PSN for PS3 ! Splice has been showcased in the 2012 PAX 10 Selection and was a Finalist at IndieCade 2012. This year, Splice is part of the PlayStation booth at E3!
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PlayStation Blog

  2. Robin Thicke on 'Duets': 'It Was Sucking My Artistic Integrity Away'

    Singer Robin Thicke and the the four finalist Sabrina Elsner (r), Luise Will (2-l.), Lovelyn Enebechi (2.r.) and Maike van Grieken (l.) reacts during the final of 'Germany's Next Top Model by Heidi Klum ' TV show at SAP Arena on May 30, 2013 in Mannheim, Germany. (Getty Images) more pics » These days crooner Robin Thicke is the very picture of artistic integrity as he cavorts on stage with a ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Zimbio

  3. U.K.'s Headlong Appoints Jeremy Herrin as New Artistic Director

    Jeremy Herrin, former deputy artistic director of London's Royal Court Theatre from 2009-2012, is to take over as artistic director of the U.K. touring company Headlong.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Playbill


  1. Miley said that "I took part in a photo shoot that was supposed to be 'artistic' and now, seeing the photographs and reading the story, I feel so embarrassed. I never intended for any of this to happen and I apologise to my fans who I care so deeply...
    on Apr 28, 2008 By: Miley Cyrus Source: In Entertainment (blog)

  2. "I have decided to formally announce the end of my involvement as one of the overseas artistic advisers to the opening and closing ceremonies of the Beijing Olympic Games," Spielberg said in a statement today.
    on Feb 13, 2008 By: Steven Spielberg Source: Scopical

  3. "He influenced every piano player. He was the first I ever heard and my main artistic influence," Djangirov said. "He was on top for as long as he played. He would play things with one hand that most piano players couldn't do with both of...
    on Dec 24, 2007 By: Eldar Djangirov Source: International Herald Tribune

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