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Artists

artist

noun

someone who makes paintings, sculptures, etc.

artist

noun

someone who writes, makes movies, or writes music with great skill

the avant-garde

noun

the people who produce avant-garde music, art, etc., or their style and attitudes

the Bloomsbury Group

a group of writers and artists, including Virginia Woolf, who lived and worked in the early part of the 20th century

caricaturist

noun

someone who draws or writes caricatures

cartoonist

noun

someone who draws cartoons, especially as their job

classicist

noun

an artist or writer whose work is based on the principles of classicism

draftsman

noun

someone who draws things

futurist

noun

a writer or artist who was part of the futurism movement

illustrator

noun

someone whose job is to draw pictures for books or magazines

Impressionist

noun

a painter who works in the style of Impressionism

master

noun

a famous artist

miniaturist

noun

an artist who paints very small pictures

minimalist

noun

a person who uses minimalism

modernist

noun

an artist, painter, writer, etc. who practices modernism

old master

noun

the painter of an old master

painter

noun

an artist who paints pictures

primitive

noun

an artist from the period before the Renaissance

primitive

noun

an artist who produces very simple works of art, or their work

realist

noun

an artist or writer whose work shows life as it really is

Romantic

noun

a writer, artist, or composer whose work is based on the tradition of Romanticism

school

noun

a group of writers, artists, etc. whose work or ideas are similar

sculptor

noun

an artist who makes sculptures

sidewalk artist

noun

someone who draws pictures on a sidewalk and hopes to get money from people who walk past. The British word is pavement artist.

cubist

noun

expressionist

adjective, noun

formalist

noun

photorealist

adjective, noun

pointillist

noun

postmodernist

noun

pre-Raphaelite

noun

printmaker

noun

surrealist

noun

creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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sandwich woman

a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career

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