- artistic director,
Origin of artist
Examples from the Web for 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|M.L. Nestel|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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|Mindy Farabee|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He is my favorite Woodstock artist, the highlight of the entire festival.The Greatest Rock Voice of All Time Belonged to Joe Cocker|Ted Gioia|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That is the reason why the artist cannot teach it, why the pupil cannot learn it, and why the æsthetic critic can understand it.Intentions|Oscar Wilde
Well; but I wished to hear your opinion as an artist—you must be better enabled to judge than I can.Miles Tremenhere, Vol 2 of 2|Annette Marie Maillard
Pictures come into a different category, for every artist painted more than one picture.Roving East and Roving West|E. V. Lucas
Two other foreigners, an English artist and a merchant from Amsterdam, 326joined our party.Narrative of the Circumnavigation of the Globe by the Austrian Frigate Novara, Volume II|Karl Ritter von Scherzer
But an artist, like a nation, should be judged not by whatxxvii he cannot do, but by what he can.The Letters of Ambrose Bierce|Ambrose Bierce
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).