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artsy

Overtly interested in art and style, perhaps overly or pretentiously so. I like that café, but it's always packed with artsy types talking about their obscure interests.

artsy-fartsy

Overtly interested in art and style, perhaps overly or pretentiously so. I like that café, but it's always packed with artsy-fartsy types talking about their obscure interests.

artsy (fartsy)

mod. obviously or overly artistic; effete. (Mildly offensive.) The decorations were sort of artsy fartsy, but the overall effect was quite nice.
See also: artsy, fartsy

artsy

verb

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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Artsy maintains teams of art historians and journalists.
Artsy You employs one part-time worker other than the owners, and there are no current plans to expand.
8220;For example, a collector or curator who is interested in abstract expressionism may be directed from Mark Rothko's Artsy profile to someone from the School of Rhode Island like Ruth Dealy,” he shares.
Latin and dance tracks at the Bird Cage Restaurant's artsy semiformal New Year's Eve party.
Architecture firms and their creative ilk who have long been attracted to midtown south, whose hip atmosphere and airy lofts serve up the perfect office space for tenants with an inclination for the artsy and fashionable, have begun pushing towards its less expensive fringes as rents in hot submarkets like SoHo, Union Square and the meatpacking district continue to chart a dramatic path upwards.
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However, his artsy ruminations about God did not ever mean that the Christian religion was particularly resonant for him.
A few works fall flat: The blue-and-white Untitled #62, 1998, looks a little too much like an artsy product shot.
What I like best is the people here--all artsy kids, of course, but a big mix of types from conservative to totally pierced.
Once a 19th-century textile mill, the revitalized complex is an artsy enclave today.
The menu was designed to cater to Maginhawa Street diners, where the first Artsy Cafe is located.
The digital graphic novel format lets both fans and those new to the series see the story and all of its characters in an artsy light.
There is an artsy, slightly quirky collection of artisanal furniture makers, set makers and scenes shops, speaker makers, soap makers, and various food processors.
This form of artsy stitching has been spicing up pillowcases and toaster covers for decades.