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art
  • n  the products of human creativity; works of art collectively
    an art exhibition
    a fine collection of art
  • n  the creation of beautiful or significant things
    art does not need to be innovative to be good
    I was never any good at art
    he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully
  • n  a superior skill that you can learn by study and practice and observation
    the art of conversation
    it's quite an art
  • n  photographs or other visual representations in a printed publication
    the publisher was responsible for all the artwork in the book
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art dealer
  • n  a dealer in works of art requiring esthetic evaluation
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art deco
  • n  a style of design that was popular in the 1920s and 1930s; marked by stylized forms and geometric designs adapted to mass production
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art department
  • n  the academic department responsible for teaching art and art appreciation
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art director
  • n  the director in charge of the artistic features of a theatrical production (costumes and scenery and lighting)
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art editor
  • n  an editor who is responsible for illustrations and layouts in printed matter
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art exhibition
  • n  an exhibition of art objects (paintings or statues)
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art form
  • n  (architecture) a form of artistic expression (such as writing or painting or architecture)
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art gallery
  • n  a room or series of rooms where works of art are exhibited
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art history
  • n  the academic discipline that studies the development of painting and sculpture
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art movement
  • n  a group of artists who agree on general principles
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art nouveau
  • n  a French school of art and architecture popular in the 1890s; characterized by stylized natural forms and sinuous outlines of such objects as leaves and vines and flowers
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art paper
  • n  a high-quality paper (usually having a filler of china clay)
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art rock
  • n  a style of rock music that emerged in the 1970s; associated with attempts to combine rock with jazz and other forms; intended for listening and not dancing
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