HyperDic: art

English > 4 senses of the word art:
NOUNartifactart, fine artthe products of human creativity
actart, artistic creation, artistic productionthe creation of beautiful or significant things
cognitionart, artistry, prowessa superior skill that you can learn by study and practice and observation
communicationart, artwork, graphics, nontextual matterphotographs or other visual representations in a printed publication
art > pronunciation
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English > art: 4 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningThe products of human creativity; works of art collectively.
Examples
  • "an art exhibition"
  • "a fine collection of art"
Synonymfine art
Categoryart, artistic creation, artistic productionThe creation of beautiful or significant things
Narrowerartificial flowerA handmade imitation of a blossom
commercial artart used for commercial purposes (as in advertising)
cyberartart that is produced with the help of computer ... / computer hardware and software
danceAn artistic form of nonverbal communication
decoupageart produced by decorating a surface with cutouts / cutouts and then coating it with several layers of varnish or lacquer
diptychA painting or carving (especially an altarpiece) on two panels (usually hinged like a book)
gem, treasureart highly prized for its beauty or perfection
genreA class of art (or artistic endeavor / endeavor) having a characteristic form or technique
graphic artThe arts of drawing or painting or printmaking
grotesqueart characterized by an incongruous mixture of parts of humans and animals interwoven with plants
kitschexcessively garish or sentimental art
mosaicart consisting of a design made of small pieces of colored stone or glass
plastic artThe arts of shaping or modeling
triptychart consisting of a painting or carving (especially an altarpiece) on three panels (usually hinged together)
work of artart that is a product of one of the fine arts (especially a painting / painting or sculpture of artistic merit)
BroadercreationAn artifact that has been brought into existence by someone
Spanisharte, bellas artes
Catalanart, belles arts
Adjectivesartisticrelating to or characteristic of art or artists
artisticsatisfying aesthetic standards and sensibilities
artyshowily imitative of art or artists
Nounsartista person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination / imagination
English > art: 4 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe creation of beautiful or significant things.
Examples
  • "art does not need to be innovative to be good"
  • "I was never any good at art"
  • "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully"
Synonymsartistic creation, artistic production
Category ofAmericanaAny artifact (such as books or furniture or art) that is distinctive of America
aesthetics, esthetics(art) the branch of philosophy dealing with beauty and taste (emphasizing the evaluative criteria that are applied to art)
appraiser, authenticatorOne who determines authenticity (as of works of art) or who guarantees validity
aquatintetch in aquatint
art, fine artThe products of human creativity
cartoonDraw cartoons of
cathartic, releasingemotionally purging (of e.g. art)
charcoalDraw, trace, or represent with charcoal
chargeplace a heraldic bearing on
deaccessionsell (art works) from a collection, especially in order to raise money for the purchase of other art works
distemperpaint with distemper
drawrepresent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface
emblazon, blazondecorate with heraldic arms
engrave, etchcarve or cut into a block used for printing or print from such a block
ensemble, tout ensembleAn assemblage of parts or details (as in a work of art) considered as forming a whole
etchmake an etching / etching of
exhibition, exposition, expoA collection of things (goods or works of art etc.) for public display
expressive style, styleA way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
film, cinema, celluloidA medium that disseminates moving pictures
finger-paintapply colors with one's fingers
formalistic, formalized, formalisedconcerned with or characterized by rigorous adherence to recognized / recognized forms (especially in religion or art)
frescopaint onto wet plaster on a wall
ground(art) the surface (as a wall or canvas) prepared to take the paint for a painting
illuminateadd embellishments and paintings to (medieval manuscripts)
illustratedepict with an illustration
lithographmake by lithography
longueurA period of dullness or boredom (especially in a work of literature or performing art)
miniatepaint with red lead or vermilion
miniate, rubricatedecorate (manuscripts) with letters painted red
model, mold, mouldform in clay, wax, etc
model, pose, sit, postureassume a posture as for artistic purposes
moderneOf or relating to a popularization of art deco that used bright colors and rectangular shapes
nonrepresentationalOf or relating to a style of art in which objects do not resemble those known in physical nature
paintmake a painting / painting of
paintmake a painting / painting
picture, depict, render, showshow in, or as in, a picture / picture
popular, pop(of music or art) new and of general appeal (especially among young people)
portray, depict, limnmake a portrait of
portray, presentrepresent abstractly, for example in a painting, drawing, or sculpture
repaintpaint again
represent, interpretcreate an image or likeness of
sculpt, sculpturecreate by shaping stone / stone or wood or any other hard material
shade, fill inrepresent the effect of shade or shadow on
silkscreenPrint by silkscreen
sketch, chalk outmake a sketch of
stagnation, stagnancy, doldrumsA state of inactivity (in business or art etc)
stencilmark or print with a stencil
stippleengrave by means of dots and flicks
stipplemake by small short touches that together produce an even or softly graded shadow, as in paint or ink
stylize, stylise, conventionalizerepresent according to a conventional style
talariaA winged sandal (as worn by Hermes in Graeco-Roman art)
tensionA balance between and interplay of opposing elements or tendencies (especially in art or literature)
theorist, theoretician, theorizer, theoriser, idealoguesomeone who theorizes / theorizes (especially in science or art)
vocabularyThe system of techniques or symbols serving as a means of expression / expression (as in arts or crafts)
watercolour, watercolorpaint with watercolors / watercolors
Narrowerarts and craftsThe arts of decorative design and handicraft
ceramicsThe art of making and decorating pottery
decalcomaniaThe art of transfering designs from specially prepared paper to a wood or glass or metal surface
decoupageThe art of decorating a surface with shapes or pictures / pictures and then coating it with vanish or lacquer
drawing, draftsmanship, draftingThe creation of artistic pictures or diagrams
gastronomyThe art and practice of choosing and preparing and eating good food
glyptographycarving or engraving / engraving (especially on stones / stones / stones / stones)
origamiThe Japanese art of folding paper into shapes representing objects (e.g., flowers or birds)
paintingcreating a picture with paints
perfumeryThe art of making perfumes
printmakingartistic design and manufacture of prints as woodcuts or silkscreens
sculpture, carvingcreating figures or designs in three dimensions
topiarymaking decorative shapes by trimming shrubs or trees
Broadercreation, creative activityThe human act of creating
Spanisharte, creación artística, producción artística
Catalanart, creació artística, producció artística
Nounsartista person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination / imagination
English > art: 4 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningA superior skill that you can learn by study and practice and observation.
Examples
  • "the art of conversation"
  • "it's quite an art"
Synonymsartistry, prowess
Narroweraviation, airmanshipThe art of operating aircraft
enology, oenologyThe art of wine making
eristicThe art of logical disputation (especially if specious)
falconryThe art of training falcons to hunt and return
fortificationThe art or science of strengthening defenses
homileticsThe art of preaching
horologyThe art of designing and making clocks
minstrelsyThe art of a minstrel
musicianshipartistry in performing music
puppetryThe art of making puppets / puppets and presenting puppet shows
taxidermyThe art of mounting the skins of animals so that they have lifelike appearance
telescopyThe art of making and using telescopes
ventriloquism, ventriloquyThe art of projecting your voice so that it seems to come from another source (as from a ventriloquist's dummy)
Broadersuperior skillMore than ordinary ability
Spanisharte, maestría, pericia
Catalanart, coratge, mestria, perícia
Nounsartista person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination / imagination
English > art: 4 senses > noun 4, communication
Meaningphotographs or other visual representations in a printed publication.
Example"the publisher was responsible for all the artwork in the book"
Synonymsartwork, graphics, nontextual matter
Part ofpublicationA copy of a printed work offered for distribution
NarrowerdrawingAn illustration that is drawn by hand and published in a book, magazine, or newspaper
illustrationartwork that helps make something clear or attractive
Broadervisual communicationcommunication that relies on vision
Spanisharte, gráfico, gráficos
Catalangràfic, il·lustracione
Nounsartista person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination / imagination

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