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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.
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work

see JOB, LABOUR, WORK ORGANIZATION, SOCIOLOGY OF WORK, HOMEWORKING, DOMESTIC LABOUR.
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work

see JOB.
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The law does not hold the capacity to decide whether a work of art is valuable or not, to distinguish between art and pseudo-art.
Edvard Munch's The Scream is always a favorite work of art for my students to study.
Dafydd Iwan, of Gwynedd County Council, suggested the forummight investigate whether it would be possible to combine the idea of an iconic work of art with a project in the offing for some time to site a memorial on the shores of Llyn Celyn at Tryweryn to commemorate the drowning of the Capel Celyn community in 1960s
* Find a work of art that reminds you of an event from your childhood.
(www.artolive.com) If art is used in the latter way to improve a company's image, then the issues about who is the artist and what the work of art represents become relevant.
The window represents the largest work of art she has ever created.
He believed that what he called the 'aura' possessed by a unique work of art would inevitably be diminished by the ease with which such works could be reproduced and that media where there was no true 'original', such as photography, would displace those where there was, such as painting.
It's a great loss: Wingardh like his talented colleagues deserves to contribute to a city that is the product of many hands and many styles: a composite work of art. It's also very odd, for good contemporary design is an everyday commodity in Sweden, from the interiors of SAS planes to Jonas Bohlin's VIP lounge at Arlanda: in restaurants and hotels such as Nordie Light and Clarion; in Ingegerd Ramen's glassware for Orrefors and ceramics for Gustavsberg as well as IKEA.
Each week a work of art is placed in someone's home, office or cafe with the reaction to that particular work captured on camera.
Just as this artist built an entire work of art on truth within the moment, so does the nurse build the art of nursing practice on acute perceptions of visual clues to emotional states.
The Countess set up Work Of Art with hopes of cashing in on the boom in art sales.
The ability to put oneself in place of another or, in the case of the artist, in place of the work of art, is a profound human act.