Artwork



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 of Noah’s Art Show Alex Suskind March 6, 2014

His artwork is heavily influenced by the vastness of the big, open sky.
James Turrell: Looking Back at 50 Years of Illuminating Light as Art Jean Trinh May 25, 2013

Technically, conceptually, and stylistically the Shroud makes no sense as a medieval artwork.
The Shroud of Turin and Thomas de Wesselow’s ‘The Sign.’ Thomas de Wesselow April 2, 2012

It also contains Jacques Pepin illustrations and prints of artwork which to me makes it a very special cookbook.
Fresh Picks Jacques Torres February 8, 2010

Nicolas Lobo has a thing for using strange substances in his artwork.
Sexually-Charged Napalm Sculptures Debut at Gallery Diet in Miami Ann Binlot March 13, 2014

Historical Examples

The artwork, although somewhat unartistically executed, has an attractive simplicity.
American Military Insignia 1800-1851 J. Duncan Campbell and Edgar M. Howell.

The person making the artwork already integrates the appropriation in the making.
The Civilization of Illiteracy Mihai Nadin

Then one exclaimed, “air they any more luny fellers like thet, back at them artwork shops?”
Tramping on Life Harry Kemp

Shall we find in their artwork any of that pensiveness and yearning for the dead, which fills the chants of their tragedy?
The Crown of Wild Olive John Ruskin

Never, it may be said, did so great an artwork as is the Missa Solemnis see its creation under more adverse circumstances.
The Life of Ludwig van Beethoven, Volume III (of 3) Alexander Wheelock Thayer

noun
all the original nontextual matter in a publication, esp the illustrations
n.

also art-work, 1877, from art (n.) + work (n.).

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    plural of . a unit of weight used in Islamic countries, varying widely in value, but of the order of the pound. a varying unit of dry measure, used in the same areas. noun a plural of rotl noun (pl) rotls, artal (ˈɑːtɑːl) a unit of weight used in Muslim countries, varying in value between […]

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    a unit of weight used in Islamic countries, varying widely in value, but of the order of the pound. a varying unit of dry measure, used in the same areas. noun (pl) rotls, artal (ˈɑːtɑːl) a unit of weight used in Muslim countries, varying in value between about one and five pounds



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