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On the surface a buddy comedy about a con artist fox and rabbit cop. The Sun (2016)Why do people watch these rip-off artists? The Sun (2017)Like any artist, the dancer has tools. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Only in the Victorian mind could such a ludicrous image of an artist pass for something serious. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Paintings by the artist have since sold for up to 18.6 million. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It seems like an attack on the liberal elite of actors, artists and celebrities who live in the area. Times, Sunday Times (2017)A brilliant artist & great songwriter. The Sun (2016)I guess you don't have to be a nice person to be a great artist. Times, Sunday Times (2016)An unassuming suburban family will produce a world champion, a family of business people an artist, the family next door a secular saint. Times, Sunday Times (2016)As for most good artists drawing for him is the rehearsal for his painting. Acrylics Masterclass (1994)The artist has people on the payroll just to prompt him to get to work. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Artists and artisans work alone in studios or together in barns and old fish factories. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Two architect uncles supported his quest to become an artist. Earthly Powers: Religion and Politics in Europe from the Enlightenment to the Great War (2005)In all corners of the country artists are producing paintings of staggering quality and originality. Times, Sunday Times (2011)One of his drawings features an artist standing at his easel. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Some artists produce something very simple and keep the rest of them. Times, Sunday Times (2008)All you can do is try to find a good song for the best artist. Times, Sunday Times (2008) People want an artist that is going to keep producing. The Sun (2010)The father of two had become an artist. The Sun (2011)They are a bunch of con artists. The Sun (2013)She was a bit of a hippy and surrounded herself with musicians and artists and was always off to festivals. The Sun (2013)The same is true of those artists who produce something with a view to its reception by a wider public. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)My son who is a pastor and worship leader on staff at our church is also a graphic artist and web designer. Christianity Today (2000)Now England are the great escape artists. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We don't feel this way about movie actors or artists. Times, Sunday Times (2012)What about being responsible for an artist, a musician or a ballerina? Times, Sunday Times (2015)They didn't like actors to be artists. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Are you an artist, fashion designer or musician? Times, Sunday Times (2013)There were some good artists on the Turner shortlist that year. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But it was drawing that was always his first love, and he worked as a portrait artist. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The possibilities of patronage from public bodies and an audience in public spaces were political arguments in favour of mural painting for some artists. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)The artist and the artisan. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Artists look with great concentration, but they don't take what they see at face value. Improve Your Landscape Painting
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British English: artist /ˈɑːtɪst/ NOUN
An artist is someone who draws, paints, or produces other works of art.
Each poster is signed by the artist.
- American English: artist
- Arabic: فَنَّان
- Brazilian Portuguese: artista
- Chinese: 艺术家
- Croatian: umjetnik
- Czech: umělec
- Danish: kunstner
- Dutch: artiest
- European Spanish: artista
- Finnish: taiteilija
- French: artiste
- German: Künstler
- Greek: καλλιτέχνης
- Italian: artista
- Japanese: 芸術家
- Korean: 예술가
- Norwegian: kunstner
- Polish: artysta
- European Portuguese: artista
- Romanian: artist
- Russian: художник
- Spanish: artista
- Swedish: konstnär
- Thai: ศิลปิน
- Turkish: sanatçı
- Ukrainian: художник
- Vietnamese: nghệ sĩ
Definition of artist from the Collins English Dictionary
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