"I love hats; I love putting hats
on. They are artwork
. You can always go out and find a dress to wear for some occasion, but there are not that many occasions you can wear a hat." (Zara Phillips)
... the performance itself is artwork and there should be no documentation. (Marina Abramovic)
Driving is an artwork in itself, and it requires needed driving techniques as well as the understanding of the traffic guidelines to acquire a secure push for your location.
Pronunciation: Brit. /ˈɑːtwəːk/ , U.S. /ˈɑrtˌwərk/ (...)
a. Works of art collectively (see work n. 16b). Cf. art n.1 8a.
(... ) 1967 E. P. Lanning Peru before Incas viii. 122 The Moche and Nazca Cultures of the Early Intermediate Period are famous for the beauty and elegance of their art work.
1987 O. Clark Diary 22 Dec. (1998) 228 Saw Celia's red-painted room—was touched to find one of my drawings among the first collection of hung artwork.
1999 Leading Lights 2 No. 12. 31/1 (advt.) Charming small Maine B&B with lighthouse theme—large lighthouse library, artwork and collectibles.
b. A work of art.
(...) 1953 S. Spender Creative Elem. iii. 64 The statue first serves as an outside object, an art-work.
2002 N.Y. Times (National ed.) 3 Nov. ii. 21/1 They dreamed of artworks that no one could collect, let alone hang in their living rooms.
2. The illustrative or decorative material in printed matter, as distinct from the text.
(...) 1982 Giant Bk. Electronics Projects x. 453 A circuit board wired in this manner..is a suitable substitute for drawing artwork.
2002 Cathedral Music Oct. 26/1 The main computer also deals with artwork for CD brochures, catalogues and advertising.