- 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 artworks
The artworks themselves were often thinly veiled propaganda.Great Renaissance Art Thrived Amid Filth
December 3, 2014
By Tom Sykes A new study claims that over 70 percent of artworks for sale are either fakes or misattributions.9 Must-Read Stories of Syria’s Tokyo Rose, Missing WMDs and #GamerGate: The Best of The Beast
October 18, 2014
A new study claims that over 70 percent of artworks for sale are either fakes or misattributions.Are Over Half the Works on the Art Market Really Fakes?
October 17, 2014
My artworks are like a mirror, the cultural expression of society in which we live in.Kate Middleton Goes to Springfield
September 2, 2014
The local people open their homes to show off their treasures inside: artworks, Shoji screens, their homes.Bar-Hopping With the Kyoto Geisha
September 1, 2014
Kitsch-like images are used as ironic devices in artworks critical of the bourgeois taste.The Civilization of Illiteracy
- all the original nontextual matter in a publication, esp the illustrations
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Word Origin and History for artworks
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