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What is a Work of Art?

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Terms to Know

An object made by a human being, in particular an object of historical or cultural interest.


A work of outstanding skill or artistry.


The idea that a work of art is the result of an artist's unique vision and not of outside influences, such as other works of art.

Work of Art

An object that has been designed for its aesthetic appeal, or an object that has come to be appreciated as a work of art.