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Work

1. To perform a task, especially in exchange for compensation or the potential for profit. Working is necessary for any economy to function.

2. See: Job.

work

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work

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They sensed that the form of a work of art matters--that it stands in a certain relation to the first principles of reality.
Ask the students to make a list of at least five characteristics that determine if something is a work of art.
Even though a Ruggeri viol is regarded as a work of art, in this case the taxpayer showed that the viol met the definition of depreciable property--property used in the trade or business--and that it actually had suffered wear and tear.
The crucial step of interpretation that follows iconography is that of describing the work of art itself, describing what one sees in the image.
It is the work of art and the space which make an impression on the visitor and which demand a synergy for the object on view to communicate.
Choose one or more of the following questions, and write about your chosen work of art.
Even though a Ruggeri is regarded as a work of art, for which depreciation is traditionally not allowed, the taxpayer showed the viol met the definition of depreciable property as property used in a trade or business.
6 million dollars at auction, making this a record sale for Kahlo and a new record for a Latin American work of art at auction.
The photos register moments of the action of moving about, painting, or drawing in the studio--not painting or drawing by traditional means, perhaps, but through actions that transform movements into a work of art.
Although other works by Morelli have been published, none gives the same penetrating insight into his thinking process as he confronted a work of art (3).
A work of art when placed in a gallery loses its charge, and becomes a portable object or surface disengaged from the outside world.
In just seconds it will stitch a small set of pictures into a beautiful, wide-angle shot or turn a whole series of photos into a panoramic work of art," said Mr.