an article of china, porcelain, glass, or the like, prized for its artistry and collected as an object:
a rare collection of artwares.
such articles collectively.
Alec (Alexander Raban) 1898–1981, English novelist, traveler, and lecturer (son of Arthur, brother of Evelyn). Arthur, 1866–1943, English literary critic, publisher, and editor (father of Alec and Evelyn). Evelyn (Arthur St. John) 1903–66, English novelist, satirist, biographer, and author of books on travel (son of Arthur, brother of Alec). Frederick Judd, 1861–1940, U.S. painter and […]
Printing. the elements that constitute a mechanical, as type, proofs, and illustrations. a mechanical; paste-up. the production of artistic or craft objects. the object so produced. Contemporary Examples The artwork itself is gorgeous, but the fact that the exhibit exists in the first place is a bit of an anomaly––at least on paper. The Genesis […]
- Art house
a motion-picture theater specializing in the exhibition of art films. Contemporary Examples But all the studios like Paramount that do art house films passed on it. Coffee Talk with Ethan Hawke: On ‘Boyhood,’ Jennifer Lawrence, and Bill Clinton’s Urinal Exchange Marlow Stern December 26, 2014 There was an art house in the town way upstate […]
- Art installation
noun a large sculpture-like artwork which alters the way a space is experienced, as a gallery; an exhibition of such artworks Examples An art installation means taking a large interior and loading it with disparate items that evoke complex and multiple associations and thoughts, longings, and moods. Word Origin c 1960