Definition of commercial art in English:

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commercial art

Pronunciation: /kəˈmərSHəl ärt/

noun

Art used in advertising and selling.
Example sentences
  • Blinder blurred the line between museum art and decorative art, commercial art and fine art when he began selling Warhol paintings in a ground floor retail store.
  • He was born in London and after leaving school at 14 worked in advertising and commercial art whilst attending evening classes in painting.
  • ‘It has built up slowly over the years,’ says 55-year-old John, who trained in signwriting and commercial art at Gloucester Art School many years ago.

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Syllabification: com·mer·cial art

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