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Definition for ars (2 of 4)

ars est celare artem

[ ahrs est ke-lah-re ahr-tem; English ahrz est suh-ley-ree ahr-tuh m, -lair-ee, ahrs ]
/ ɑrs ɛst kɛˈlɑ rɛ ˈɑr tɛm; English ɑrz ɛst səˈleɪ ri ˈɑr təm, -ˈlɛər i, ɑrs /

Latin.

it is art to conceal art; true art conceals the means by which it is achieved.

Definition for ars (3 of 4)

ars gratia artis

[ ahrs grah-tee-ah ahr-tis; English ahrz grey-shee-uh ahr-tis, ahrs ]
/ ˈɑrs ˈgrɑ tiˌɑ ˈɑr tɪs; English ˈɑrz ˈgreɪ ʃi ə ˈɑr tɪs, ɑrs /

Latin.

art for art's sake.

Definition for ars (4 of 4)

ars longa, vita brevis

[ ahrs lohng-gah wee-tah bre-wis; English ahrz lawng-guh vahy-tuh bree-vis, brev-is, vee-tuh, ahrs ]
/ ɑrs ˈloʊŋ gɑ ˈwi tɑ ˈbrɛ wɪs; English ɑrz ˈlɔŋ gə ˈvaɪ tə ˈbri vɪs, ˈbrɛv ɪs, ˈvi tə, ɑrs /

Latin.

art is long, life is short.
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