Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z

Art journal


a notebook kept by an artist as a personal record of images and sometimes words; also called artist’s journal

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 place to doodle, to draw, and to dream.
Usage Note

also art journaling
Contemporary Examples

Sarah Moroz on the rebirth of a famous publishing house, gallery, and art journal.
The Great Book of Picasso Returns Sarah Moroz February 14, 2014

Historical Examples

The art journal, March, 1873, spoke of her as “one of our most accomplished female sculptors.”
Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D. Clara Erskine Clement

By way of contrast, we may cite the “art journal” of 1865, which provides a most extraordinary criticism of David, of that year.
Frederic Lord Leighton Ernest Rhys

A pat on the back, with a very lukewarm hand, was bestowed by “The art journal.”
The Germ Various

I think it was only in the art journal of September 1st, 1854, that any writer had the meanness to charge me with insincerity.
Modern Painters Vol. III. John Ruskin

One of the most active societies is that of Luxemburg, which has published an art journal since 1861.
The Catholic World. Volume II; Numbers 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. E. Rameur

From 1826 to 1837 he was editor of a great number and variety of public prints, and in 1839 he founded and edited The art journal.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 7 Various

Oh, there is an article here in the art journal on which you must give me an opinion.
Floyd Grandon’s Honor Amanda Minnie Douglas

Robert Hooker was reading this one evening in the “art journal” when a thought came to him.
The Unpublishable Memoirs A. S. W. Rosenbach

These words were written before the “art journal” had published its programme for 1881.
The Library Andrew Lang


Read Also:

  • Koestler

    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 […]

  • Kopit

    Arthur, born 1937, U.S. playwright.

  • Kornberg

    Arthur, 1918–2007, U.S. biochemist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1959. Kornberg Korn·berg (kôrn’bûrg’), Arthur. Born 1918. American biochemist. He shared a 1959 Nobel Prize for work on the biological synthesis of nucleic acids. Kornberg (kôrn’bûrg’) American biochemist who discovered DNA polymerase, the enzyme that synthesizes new DNA. For this work, he shared with Severo Ochoa the […]

  • Art lining

    a system for aligning type in which the baseline is established some distance above the bottom of the body to accommodate letters with unusually long descenders.

Disclaimer: Art journal definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.