Definition of artwork in English:

artwork

noun

  • 1Illustrations, photographs, or other nontextual material prepared for inclusion in a publication.

    • ‘If anybody can provide a nice logo, and/or some artwork for the frontpage, that'd rock.’
    • ‘Accordingly, there is no need for any new artwork or other materials to be produced.’
    • ‘Friday night was spent finishing up the artwork for the vinyl version of the album.’
    • ‘Spookily, their albums came out simultaneously, with practically identical cover artwork.’
    • ‘A beadwork portrait he made of Janet Jackson was used as cover artwork for Rolling Stone Magazine.’
    • ‘But there is a big difference between the artwork and its publication in the mass media.’
    • ‘The resulting artwork is so remarkable, that one of the works is featured on our cover.’
    • ‘I'd also very much like someone, if possible, to do some artwork for this fic, but that's not necessary.’
    • ‘Thoughtlessly I decided to do everything by myself, including artwork for the figures and all the typing.’
    • ‘We're in the process of finishing the artwork for a disc that will be available in mid-April.’
    fine art, creative activity
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    1. 1.1 Paintings, drawings, or other artistic works.
      ‘a collection of artwork from tribal cultures’
      ‘each artwork is reproduced in color on a full page’
      • ‘The mural may be copied from one of Miro's artworks or it may be an original idea.’
      • ‘My own confident view is that the building will continue to be a significant gallery for the display of artworks.’
      • ‘The artworks on display include the gold head from the Oxus treasure from the 5th century BC.’
      • ‘People made their own temporary artworks, displaying them in plazas or carrying them around in public processions.’
      • ‘His process of making intaglio prints results in artworks that are rich in texture.’
      • ‘It's hardly a compelling reason - but who can blame them for wanting to show some of the greatest artworks ever made?’
      • ‘They often source their artworks from Sowetan artists but also from elsewhere.’
      • ‘As well as pictures there are artworks made with flowers, and records of gardens made by artists.’
      • ‘There was an exciting selection of artworks on the visual arts trail in a variety of venues in the city.’
      • ‘To put it crudely, modern artists use past artworks freely for whatever they want.’
      • ‘The aura of older artworks stemmed from their special power in religious cults and their unique situation in time and space.’
      • ‘With only a little mess, he's produced these original artworks for your viewing pleasure.’
      • ‘View Five featured exceptional artworks by international and Irish artists.’
      • ‘While these make for attractive invitations, it is not quite clear how they function as artworks.’
      • ‘The medium is also significant because his artworks are anything but elitist.’
      • ‘You will, however, be spurred to look at a variety of artworks and art periods with fresh eyes.’
      • ‘The only other ways for important artworks to be seen by more people was by making engravings of them.’
      • ‘When her eyes adjusted, she gaped in awe to see tons of renaissance artworks and statues.’
      • ‘This allows time to check out the visual artworks and videos from the drama students.’
      • ‘Adjoining rooms in the new gallery play host to an extensive collection of artworks in a variety of disciplines.’
      painting, drawing, sketch, print, canvas, delineation, cartoon, portrait, portrayal, illustration, artist's impression, depiction, likeness, representation, image, icon
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Pronunciation

artwork

/ˈɑrtˌwərk//ˈärtˌwərk/