Definition of work of art in English:

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work of art


1A painting, sculpture, poem, piece of music, or other product of the creative arts, especially one with strong imaginative or aesthetic appeal.
Example sentences
  • Each sketch is an individual work of art and represents a historically accurate reflection of a time past.
  • It's a work of art appealing directly to the wallets of those who can afford the £60,000 price tag.
  • The viewer is thus able to imagine the works of art in any number of contexts and arrangements.
1.1Something that is very attractively presented or intricately detailed: even the salad was a work of art
More example sentences
  • The parade is a riot of elaborate costumes and clothing with many of the get-ups real works of art.
  • The Thai sushi legend has fallen in love with the art of Asian modern cuisine, making his culinary masterpieces true works of art.
  • Her cakes are remarkable works of art, too bad they get eaten.

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