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    Find Internet-based definitions of art, and choose eight artists and artworks that exemplify the definitions of art, in eight artwork genres.

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    Look up and list two or more definitions of the word art from different reliable sources on the Internet. Be sure to properly quote and cite these definitions. Then search the Internet and find one specific example of each of the eight types of art listed below. Your examples should be by established artists and/or from museum collections online. Submit a description of the art and an explanation of why the example you provide exemplifies the definition(s) of the word art. Use your critical thinking to evaluate this question for each example.

    *the products of human creativity; works of art collectively; "an art exhibition"; "a fine collection of art" *the creation of beautiful or significant things; "art does not need to be innovative to be good"; "I was never any good at art"; "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully"
    *a superior skill that you can learn by study and practice and observation; "the art of conversation"; "it's quite an art"
    *artwork: photographs or other visual representations in a printed publication; "the publisher was responsible for all the artwork in the book"
    Retrieved from: wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn

    art 1  (ärt)
    Retrieved from: http://www.thefreedictionary.com/art

    1. Human effort to imitate, supplement, alter, or counteract the work of nature.
    2. a. The conscious production or arrangement of sounds, colors, forms, movements, or other elements in a manner that affects the sense of beauty, specifically the production of the beautiful in a graphic or plastic medium.
    b. The study of these activities.
    c. The product of these activities; human works of beauty considered as a group.
    3. High quality of conception or execution, as found in works of beauty; aesthetic value.
    4. A field or category of art, such as music, ballet, or ...

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    Choice of eight artworks, and artists, in eight genres that express or exemplify the definitions of art