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work of art

 
1. Lit. a piece of art. She purchased a lovely work of art for her living room.
2. . Fig. a good result of one's efforts. Your report was a real work of art. Very well done.
See also: art, of, work
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The final works of art, which will be transferred onto two workers' buses to create moving works of art, will go on display at Dubai's thejamjar from April 16-18.
The packing of objects into crates, loading, unloading and unpacking the crates of works of art by qualified personnel in accordance with the guidelines under the supervision of conservators and restorers in the museum institutions in Poland, transport, unloading and unpacking the crates of works of art in the National Museum of China in Beijing and return transport, packing into boxes, loading and transport;
But they were the only words ready to hand to account for certain clear differences between works of art and ways of life, and were valuable for that, though they obscured almost as much as they revealed.
Founded in 2003, Artcast's renowned library of artwork spans more than 20,000 works of art and more than 300 curated art programs.
Best Of Monet, the unique art app that features more than 60 great works of art from the Impressionist painter Claude Monet, is available for the price of $0.
The book's appendix contains small images of each of the works of art along with descriptive information about the work's title, the name of the artist, date of the work, the medium and the collection from which the work was obtained.
Some artists have created works of art that are intended to be temporary.
It had been hoped that the works of art would be sited at strategic gateways into North Wales and help strengthen the region's tourist profile.
07), Redcar & Cleveland Council cabinet member for culture, leisure and tourism Sheelagh Clarke said: "It's always a great pleasure, when driving around our borough, to see works of art.
The same division of time can be applied to the actual beholding of works of art, the division of literature into chapters, the separation of plays into acts, as well as the lyric categorization of poetry.
Our intention was to form mentor/protege teams of art education students, introduce them to working in and with the art museum, and provide them with strategies for responding to and interpreting works of art.
on November 8, and continuing into the wee hours of the morning teams from 42 of the city's most prestigious firms risk their reputations as they assemble structures using little more than cans, tape, and cardboard in their attempts to defy the laws of gravity while building true works of art.
AMONG the beautiful works of art at Compton Verney at present, there are: Van Gogh and Britain: Pioneer Collectors exhibition' works of art from Naples in southern Italy dating from 1600 to 1800' German paintings and sculpture from 1450 to 1600' bronzes and pottery from China, dating back as far as the Neolithic period (8000 to 2000 BQ' British portraits and furniture from 1550 to 1750' British Folk Art including whirligigs, trade signs and models' and the Marx-Lambert collection of items relating to Enid Marx's work as a textile designer.
Dissanayake's concept may not help us in interpreting the meaning of works of art.
Another aspect of the festival will be the fourth annual Newhall ArtWalk, in which businesses invite artists to use materials found in their establishments to create unique works of art that will be on display through Oct.