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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 Center Against Trafficking in Works of Art states that they continue to raise awareness of the importance of preventive protection and the recovery of stolen artworks which are extremely important for the cultural identity of the BiH society.
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.
However, the scenographic work of art is unitary, and it is not only a mere combination of pre-existing plastic works of art. Most of the time, the scenographic work of art includes elements with no artistic value if taken individually - a certain type of scene lights; the management of the space on a scene; the costumes of the performing artists etc.--, but when combined by the scenographer, they render a certain image on the space and the theatre or cinematographic work to the public.
Nicolo D'Alconzo is a PhD candidate at Swansea University, where he is about to submit his thesis on works of art in the Greek novels.
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 $0.99 in the iTunes App Store:
In total, there are 20 works of art and 150 details to be found.
Several other Middle East and international artists have been commissioned to create exclusive works of art that will be permanently displayed in the 500-acre community.
MILLIONS of pounds worth of works of art attributed to Banksy are fakes, the graffiti artist has revealed.
Have you heard it said that works of art "must stand the test of time" before they can be considered masterpieces?
WITH reference to the article about the 6.8m high stainless steel pyramid in Guisborough (Work Of Art, News, 08.12.07), 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. Many of them were at first uncertain about their abilities to "read" artworks, but they quickly came to realize that they could learn much by looking closely at a work of art and responding to it, thoughtfully and respectfully, on a personal level.
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. but at least it encourages us to be skeptical of aesthetic theories that are rarely more than individual preference masquerading as objective truth.