[ahr-sheel] /ˈɑr ʃil/ (Show IPA), (Vosdanig Adoian) 1904–48, American painter, born in Armenia.
Arshile (ˈɑːʃɪl). 1904–48, US abstract expressionist painter, born in Armenia. Influenced by Picasso and Miró, his style is characterized by fluid lines and resonant colours
adjective (Brit, slang) arsier, arsiest aggressive, irritable, or argumentative
2 (defs 1, 2). Music. the upward stroke in conducting; upbeat. Compare (def 4). Prosody. the part of a metrical foot that bears the ictus or stress. (less commonly) a part of a metrical foot that does not bear the ictus. Compare (def 5). Historical Examples The succession terminated with arses, whom Bagous the eunuch […]
- Art journal
noun a notebook kept by an artist as a personal record of images and sometimes words; also called artist’s journal Examples His art journal is a special place for recording and decoding his interior world — a place to download all his creative ideas, a place to remember the events of the day, or a […]
Arthur, 1905–83, British novelist, critic, and journalist; born in Hungary. Contemporary Examples Koestler seems to have been found boring, sexually, as often as overardent. The Best of Brit Lit Peter Stothard July 21, 2010 [XVIII, 2941, pp. 164–5; typewritten with handwritten postscript] Koestler replied on March 23. George Orwell Teaches You How to Review Books […]