artsy-craftsy


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artsy-craftsy

mod. dabbling in arts and crafts; artistic. The artsy-craftsy crowd held a show in the library parking lot last Sunday.
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The public has been trained to expect a certain formulaic or artsy-craftsy look from an Indian artist.
Ditzy artsy-craftsy projects do not lead to an appreciation of art from other cultures because they lack respect for them.
But this teacher has been artsy-craftsy wacky since she was little.
My gramma clothed seven daughters with her handwork, and all hell would break loose if you tried to tell her what she did was just an artsy-craftsy pastime.
The word on Simon Periton's intricate, often aggressively colored paper cutouts was always that their success hinged on the contrast between the cozily domestic associations of their artsy-craftsy medium--he was never averse to calling them doilies--and the punky, sometimes blatantly sensational choice of motifs, from skulls and anarchy symbols to riot scenes and the Ramones, which tied his oeuvre to that of the YBAs.
Had this not been a pet theme of the artsy-craftsy crowds and their cronies, the demonstrations and lawsuits would still be lining up.