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Етимологија 1[уреди]

Од Средњи Енглески art, од Стари Француски art, од Латински artem, accusative of ars (art)

. Displaced native Средњи Енглески liste (art) (од Стари Енглески list).


A painting showing many kinds of art, including literature, music, and painting itself.

art (countable and uncountable, plural arts) Шаблон:commons Шаблон:wikiquote Шаблон:wikisource

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  1. (uncountable) The conscious production or arrangement of sounds, colours, forms, movements, or other elements in a manner that affects the senses and emotions, usually specifically the production of the beautiful in a graphic or plastic medium.
    • 1992 May 3, "Comrade Bingo" Jeeves and Wooster, Series 3, Episode 6:
      B.W. Wooster: If you ask me, art is responsible for most of the trouble in the world.
      R. Jeeves: An interesting theory, sir. Would you care to expatiate upon it?
      B.W. Wooster: As a matter of fact, no, Jeeves. The thought just occurred to me, as thoughts do.
      R. Jeeves: Very good, sir.
    • 2005 July, Lynn Freed, Harper's:
      "I tell her what Donald Hall says: that the problem with workshops is that they trivialize art by minimizing the terror."
    • 2009, Alexander Brouwer:
      Visual art is a subjective understanding or perception of the viewer as well as a deliberate/conscious arrangement or creation of elements like colours, forms, movements, sounds, objects or other elements that produce a graphic or plastic whole that expresses thoughts, ideas or visions of the artist.
    There is a debate as to whether graffiti is art or vandalism.
  2. (countable) Skillful creative activity, usually with an aesthetic focus.
    She's mastered the art of programming.
  3. (uncountable) The study and the product of these processes.
    He's at university to study art.
  4. (uncountable) Aesthetic value.
    Her photographs are nice, but there's no art in them.
  5. (uncountable) Artwork.
    Sotherby's regularly auctions art for millions.
  6. (countable) A field or category of art, such as painting, sculpture, music, ballet, or literature.
    I'm a great supporter of the arts.
  7. (countable) A nonscientific branch of learning; one of the liberal arts.
    • 2013 август 3, “Boundary problems”, in The Economist, volume 408, number 8847:
      Economics is a messy discipline: too fluid to be a science, too rigorous to be an art. Perhaps it is fitting that economists’ most-used metric, gross domestic product (GDP), is a tangle too. GDP measures the total value of output in an economic territory. Its apparent simplicity explains why it is scrutinised down to tenths of a percentage point every month.
  8. (countable) Skill that is attained by study, practice, or observation.
    • 1796, Matthew Lewis, The Monk, Folio Society 1985, page 217:
      A physician was immediately sent for; but on the first moment of beholding the corpse, he declared that Elvira's recovery was beyond the power of art.
    • 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 4, in The Celebrity:
      The Celebrity, by arts unknown, induced Mrs. Judge Short and two other ladies to call at Mohair on an afternoon when Mr. Cooke was trying a trotter on the track. The three returned wondering and charmed with Mrs. Cooke; they were sure she had had no hand in the furnishing of that atrocious house.
  9. (uncountable, dated) Contrivance, scheming, manipulation.
    • 1847, Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights:
      ...and Mrs. Earnshaw undertook to keep her sister-in-law in due restraint when she returned home; employing art, not force: with force she would have found it impossible.