General words for works of art and pictures - synonyms or related words
paintings, drawings, and sculptures that are created to be beautiful or to express ideas
something that people feel has value because it is beautiful or expresses ideas
paintings, sculptures, etc.
formalart a work of art made up of different objects put together
the part of a picture or pattern that is behind the main people or things in it. The main person or thing is in the foreground
all the writing, music, etc. that is generally accepted as the work of one writer, musician, etc.
chef d’oeuvre noun
very formal the best piece of work that a writer, artist, etc. has ever produced
something such as a piece of music, a piece of writing, or a painting
fine art noun
objects such as paintings and sculptures that are created to be looked at because they are beautiful or interesting. Fine art is different to crafts or art that has a practical use.
the front part of a scene or picture. The part at the back is called the background
the picture that you see on a computer or television screen, or in a movie theater
a photograph, painting, or other work of art that represents a person or thing
objet d’art noun
an object that is mostly for decoration but is also considered a work of art
artliterature an important piece of work by a writer, artist, etc.
period piece noun
an object or work of art that is typical of the style of an earlier time, especially one that seems old-fashioned
a written, musical, or artistic work that someone has produced
work of art noun
something such as a painting or sculpture that is of very high quality
all the books, etc. that someone has written