work of art

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  1. a piece of creative work in the arts, especially a painting or sculpture.

  2. a product that gives aesthetic pleasure and that can be judged separately from any utilitarian considerations.

Origin of work of art

First recorded in 1825–35

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British Dictionary definitions for work of art

work of art

  1. a piece of fine art, such as a painting or sculpture

  2. something that may be likened to a piece of fine art, esp in beauty, intricacy, etc

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