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The history of popular music is a pendulum constantly swinging from authenticity to artifice and back.Billie Eilish: The World's a Little Blurry Is a Mostly Fascinating Portrait of an Apocalyptic Teen Pop Star|Judy Berman|February 26, 2021|Time
Politicians inevitably must resort to artifice in one way or another about their actual beliefs.A congressman’s outburst on the House floor puts the Sedition Caucus to shame|Greg Sargent|January 7, 2021|Washington Post
There is usually something transparent about the artifice required by famous artists trying to remain current.
Bratis, who trained in Athens, creates pieces of “femininity and pure elegance without artifice.”Is This the End of CR Fashion Book?; Armani Names New Protégé|The Fashion Beast Team|August 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Point of view is inconsistent and Berg employs enough obvious filmic artifice to keep reminding us we are watching dramatization.
“Faye always tried to advance his own idea of the institution by judicial artifice,” Lecourt told Le Monde.
The collection is by turn bizarre, hilarious, unpredictable, all of it without a single note of artifice.
He used every artifice to prevent a collision between the French and Neapolitan troops.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
This way of owning Guilt in a wrong Place, is a common Artifice to hide it in a right one.A Letter from Mr. Cibber to Mr. Pope|Colley Cibber
Artifice is always strictly subordinated, and the poet seems to sing spontaneously.Frdric Mistral|Charles Alfred Downer
Then you would recommend rank rebellion, either by force or artifice, according as circumstances might require?The Daughters of Danaus|Mona Caird
He listened, fascinated, incredulous, asking himself if human artifice could invent such a history.The Woman Gives|Owen Johnson