a style of abstract art chiefly concerned with the exploitation of optical effects such as the illusion of movement
Pop art is a style of modern art which began in the 1960s. It uses bright colours and takes a lot of its techniques and subject matter from everyday, modern life.
Art Deco is a style of decoration and architecture that was common in the 1920s and 30s. It uses simple, bold designs on materials such as plastic and glass .
a film characterized primarily by content and technique that reflect an artistic sensibility, by psychological or social realism, etc.
If you describe an activity as an art form, you mean that it is concerned with creating objects, works, or performances that are beautiful or have a serious meaning .
any of the several varieties of glass using combinations of colors, special effects of opaqueness and transparency, etc., to create an aesthetic effect
An art-house film is a film that is intended to be a serious artistic work rather than a piece of popular entertainment .
music written by a composer rather than passed on by oral tradition
a high-quality type of paper having a smooth coating of china clay or similar substance on it
a type of rock music, often with poetic lyrics, characterized by sophisticated harmonic, dynamic, and technical complexity based on forms derived from classical music and requiring performers of considerable training and skill
You can refer to an area of activity as a particular type of scene .
a song written by a trained composer to convey a specific artistic idea, as in projecting the mood and meaning of a poetic text
a lottery, often with prizes other than cash
→ black magic
physical adornments such as tattoos and piercings
paintings and engravings on the walls of caves and rock-shelters, esp. naturalistic depictions of animals, produced by Upper Paleolithic peoples of western Europe between about 28,000 and 10,000 years ago
a large collection of simple drawings stored in a computer from which items can be selected for incorporation into documents
the artistic genre consisting of earthworks
Painting and sculpture, in which objects are produced that are beautiful rather than useful, can be referred to as fine art or as the fine arts .
the visual arts, music, drama, dance, or literature originating from, or traditional to, the ordinary people of a country
art comprised of found objects
three-dimensional sculptures made of discarded or secondhand objects
See earth art
→ the noble art
painting or engraving on rock
folk art of the 19th and 20th centuries utilizing recycled found materials, as cedar or mahogany cigar boxes, shaped into containers, lamps, picture frames, or other objects by a technique involving the gluing or nailing together of successive thin layers of wood that are then whittled into intricate geometric designs to produce a protruding multifaceted surface
a genre of art involving the use of video technology to produce videotapes for viewing on a television screen
a college at which students study and make art of various kinds, such as drawing, painting and sculpture
a person who buys and sells works of art
An expert is a person who is very skilled at doing something or who knows a lot about a particular subject.
a place where works of art are displayed
Art Nouveau is a style of decoration and architecture that was common in the 1890s. It is characterized by flowing lines and patterns of flowers and leaves.
tertiary level college for students of art
a person studying art
→ art house
art, esp sculpture, that moves or has moving parts
A martial art is one of the methods of fighting, often without weapons, that come from the Far East, for example kung fu, karate, or judo.
abstract painting or sculpture in which expressiveness and illusion are minimized by the use of simple geometric shapes, flat colour, and arrangements of ordinary objects
an art, as sculpture, in which forms are carved or modeled
a person who collects works of art
a person responsible for the sets and costumes in a film
a type of sentimental, picturesque, or sexually titillating picture used on some calendars
art produced by untutored artists working by themselves and for themselves
an art or craft, as woodworking or needlework, that serves a utilitarian purpose
a collection of art works
an exhibition of works of art such as pictures
of or concerned with the history of art
graphic art for commercial uses such as advertising, packaging, etc
art in which the idea behind a particular work, and the means of producing it, are more important than the finished work