Origin of artist
Related Words for artistinventor, artisan, composer, painter, expert, virtuoso, whiz, authority, creator, artiste, craftsperson
Examples from the Web for artist
Contemporary Examples of artist
No artist had ever done anything like that at an awards show.
To be fair, no artist had ever been asked to, or could have pulled it off if they had.
A 59-year-old retired subway train driver, who gave his name only as Artist, admitted that he had family members in the NYPD.Protesters Demand Justice For Gurley As Gap Grows Between Cops and NYC
December 28, 2014
On the other end of the spectrum, there lies an artist like Lena Dunham, who engages in a flaunting of the flawed self.Daphne Merkin on Lena Dunham, Book Criticism, and Self-Examination
December 26, 2014
He is my favorite Woodstock artist, the highlight of the entire festival.The Greatest Rock Voice of All Time Belonged to Joe Cocker
December 23, 2014
Historical Examples of artist
This artist, in the words of Lanzi, "was the first to see and follow light."
Eva Allen's brother, who is an artist, is illuminating one for me.Grace Harlowe's Return to Overton Campus
Jessie Graham Flower
Of Rouquet's activities as an artist in England there are scant particulars.De Libris: Prose and Verse
Though a lover and possessed by his mistress Shakespeare was still an artist.
The winning of a battle is not enough to engage all our admiration; it must be won by an artist.
1580s, "one who cultivates one of the fine arts," from Middle French artiste (14c.), from Italian artista, from Medieval Latin artista, from Latin ars (see art (n.)).
Originally used especially of the arts presided over by the Muses (history, poetry, comedy, tragedy, music, dancing, astronomy), but also used 17c. for "one skilled in any art or craft" (including professors, surgeons, craftsmen, cooks). Now especially of "one who practices the arts of design or visual arts" (a sense first attested 1747).