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Art Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • the creation of beautiful or significant things; "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"
  • the products of human creativity; works of art collectively; "an art exhibition"; "a fine collection of art"
  • a superior skill that you can learn by study and practice and observation; "the art of conversation"; "it''s quite an art"
  • photographs or other visual representations in a printed publication; "the publisher was responsible for all the artwork in the book"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • the products of human creativity; works of art collectively; "an art exhibition"; "a fine collection of art" ,
  • the creation of beautiful or significant things; "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" ,
  • a superior skill that you can learn by study and practice and observation; "the art of conversation"; "it's quite an art" ,
  • photographs or other visual representations in a printed publication; "the publisher was responsible for all the artwork in the book"

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Art Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Art is an activity or creation by people that has importance because of an attraction to the human senses. Art is made when a human expresses himself or herself. Some art is useful in a practical sense, such as a sculptured clay bowl that one can put things in. Many people disagree on how to define art. Many people say people are driven to make art due to their inner creativity. Art includes drawing, painting, sculpting, photography, performance art, dance, music, poetry, prose and theatre.

Art is divided into the plastic arts, where something is made, and the performing arts, where something is done by humans in action. The other division is between pure arts, done for themselves, and practical arts, done for a practical purpose, but with artistic content.



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Meaning of the Name 'Art'


  • Meaning: Strong as a bear
  • Origin: Celtic
  • Gender: Male


'Art' example sentence in quotations


* Men are the only animals that devote themselves, day in and day out, to making one another unhappy. It is an art like any other. Its virtuosi are called altruists. - H.L. Mencken

* Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it. - Dwight D Eisenhower

* A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done. - Dwight D Eisenhower


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Art Sample Sentences in News


  • Mystery Art Challenge -- NYCC 2014: The Flash and a...?
    At New York Comic Con, Peter Nguyen, Chris Giarrusso, Marcus To, Derek Fridolfs, Daniel HDR, Todd Nauck, Brian Buccellato and...all took the challenge. Read more on this news related to 'Art'
  • Honolulu Art Deco exhibit shows off six never-displayed island pieces
    Think of Art Deco and you may conjure up the pink flamingos of Florida’s South Beach, but the colorful, sometimes gaudy style also made its way to Hawaii as a new display in Honolulu shows. Read more on this news related to 'Art'
  • 'Glass ship' Vuitton museum kicks off art-rich week in Paris
    Paris (AFP) - Emerging from the woods at the edge of Paris like a glass ship, the hyper-modern Louis Vuitton art museum was inaugurated on Monday, kicking off an art-filled week in the French capital. Read more on this news related to 'Art'

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