- the elements that constitute a mechanical, as type, proofs, and illustrations.
- a mechanical; paste-up.
- the production of artistic or craft objects.
- the object so produced.
Origin of artwork
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Examples from the Web for artwork
It became more about the people and their artwork and their interpretation of Daryl.Norman Reedus on Motorcycles, Multitasking, And That Mid-Season Finale: “This Was A Rough One”
December 2, 2014
Göring, of course, would amass an astounding collection of artwork himself, both purchased and stolen.Top Nazis And Their Complicated Relationship With Artists
November 30, 2014
Tile work in the bathrooms, furniture, and artwork on the walls all flowed together and carried his creative touch.When Gary Wright Met George Harrison: Dream Weaver, John and Yoko, and More
September 29, 2014
Shields was photographed nude when she was 10, the photograph later used in an artwork by Richard Prince.
My understanding is that this artwork came first and was soon replaced with the “Sambo as a baby genie” motif.Pancakes and Pickaninnies: The Saga of ‘Sambo’s,’ The ‘Racist’ Restaurant Chain America Once Loved
June 30, 2014
Then one exclaimed, "air they any more luny fellers like thet, back at them Artwork shops?"Tramping on Life
Never, it may be said, did so great an artwork as is the Missa Solemnis see its creation under more adverse circumstances.The Life of Ludwig van Beethoven, Volume III (of 3)
Alexander Wheelock Thayer
The person making the artwork already integrates the appropriation in the making.The Civilization of Illiteracy
Shall we find in their artwork any of that pensiveness and yearning for the dead, which fills the chants of their tragedy?The Crown of Wild Olive
The artwork, although somewhat unartistically executed, has an attractive simplicity.American Military Insignia 1800-1851
J. Duncan Campbell and Edgar M. Howell.
- all the original nontextual matter in a publication, esp the illustrations
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Word Origin and History for artwork
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