In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(object of aesthetics)(generally masculine in the singular and feminine in the plural) arte masculine(class) (before noun) de arte(in school) de dibujo(cinema/film) de arte (y ensayo)she's studying art — estudia Bellas Artes
- Renaissance/18th century art — el arte renacentista/del siglo XVIII
- I like a lot of modern art but I am annoyed that so much gets paid for it.
- This also makes them ideal for artists or art students seeking inspiration or affirmation.
- This kind of art does little to inspire women to claim their independence, it is depressive.
- The most economical way to sum it all up is with that favourite word of art critics: eclectic.
- The pupils enjoyed stories, art activities and games and on Tuesday they enjoyed a Chinese meal.
- Thirty of the dustmen are now being sent to modern art classes to try to ensure that the same mistake never happens again.
- If an artist can stay humble and focus only on his art, he rises way beyond his talent and his craft.
- So the labels and the catalogue are of greater importance here than in an exhibition of more modern art.
- According to another, the British are preternaturally blind to the merits of modern art.
- Unlike other prizes, the Turner does not attempt to award various categories of art or artists.
- The Niland Gallery has one of the finest collections of modern Irish art in the world.
- This event features a range of activities across art, music, dance and film-making.
- During the fifty plus years of his working life he saw the reputation and value of the modern art he admired rise.
- When he died in 1784 he was chiefly known as a sentimental playwright and art critic.
- Built after the First World War it's renowned for its Rodin, but more modern art also has a place.
- Also, perhaps surprisingly, there is even a shortage of art, or at least of art that can be reproduced.
- Formerly a vast and imposing power station, the building is now a vast and imposing modern art gallery.
- The Earl certainly had a fine eye for art and appreciated both the beauty and rarity of the items he collected.
- None the less it is possible for a student to buy art that will hopefully appreciate in value.
- Its activities include the provision of lunches and a wide range of leisure activities from art to yoga.
- Once seen as avant-garde, these thirtysomethings are now at the core of the modern art world.
- Much of his work in stimulating art activities in the borough was carried out modestly and behind the scenes.
- This is undoubtedly an age of globalised art, in which artists routinely show in other countries.
- There is already table tennis but centre workers would like more activities, such as art projects.
- There are limits to what art can accomplish and to what it should presume to do.
- The festival art competition will involve youngsters creating paintings or drawings.
- After art school Moira taught art for a couple of years at the secondary school in Blackminster.
- It was originally built as a picture gallery for a large private art collection, with a glass roof.
- We use art, poetry and prose so that visitors can feel and experience the beauty of nature.
- Belfast is another major city well worth travelling to for contemporary and modern art.
- He first became interested in art while doing lino cuts and motion drawings in school.
- The context for the development of Sam Doyle's career is as interesting as the artist and his art.
- It has also been reported that some institutions may even lend against a work of art to buy more art!
- What was striking about this year's fair was the appearance of more modern and contemporary art.
- The artists, who were all painters, had joined together to find somewhere to show modern art.
- She had a real flair for art and did some brilliant drawings and paintings while she was here.
- Its sub groups included clubs for activities like drama, art and crafts, and country dancing.
- She was the muse and lover of the French poet and art critic Guillaume Apollinaire.
- Like Warhol, he began as a commercial artist and his art has its roots in advertising.
- For all his inspiration, the artist still had to work at his art, and find people to buy it.
- There was lots of blond wood, geometric modern art on the walls, and new dishes on the menu that tickled our fancies.
1.2(artwork)trabajos artísticos masculinean arts and crafts fair — una feria de artesanía
2.1the arts — la cultura y las artes
- before noun arts page — sección cultural
- A key part of the project will be to explore and promote the relationship between science, technology and the arts.
- In the arts, literary and artistic canons are no longer restricted to the work of men.
- Boys are less likely than girls to read and take part in music and the arts.
- This is also true of newspaper critics who cover the arts, films, music, and books.
- The character loves the movies, loves the arts, loves music and it was a great way to incorporate that to make an original idea.
- In any community, music and the arts are not seen as stable professions.
- Iqaluit is a step closer to having its own year-round centre for showcasing the arts and culture.
- There'll be another free download next week - and more coverage of the best music and all the arts.
- He said more time should be spent on music, the arts and reading to allow pupils to think in a less regimented way.
- Of all the arts, music is the most often and most rigorously examined.
- Out of all the arts, it is dance which fetishises youth to the greatest degree.
- Outside medicine she loved the arts and literature and particularly classical music and opera.
- His experience in brokering has influenced his way of viewing the arts, the art works and artists.
- The arts develop because of aptitude, talent, genius, hard work and serendipity.
- Ingram first became involved with music and the arts through the dance program at SFU.
- The focus of the magazine is basically on urban culture, spanning music, fashion and the arts.
- The charity will also concentrate on funding the arts through sponsorship of music, ballet, opera and film.
- Writers would also like to see more subsidy for Scottish publishers, and for the arts and literature in general.
- It is happening across the globe and in a hundred different corners of the arts and culture.
- He was a talented man whose ability covered his politics, his academic work, the arts and music.
2.2British Universityletras femininebefore noun Arts student — estudiante de letras masculine
3(skill, craft)arte masculinethe art of the potter — el arte del ceramista
- a dying/lost art — un arte que se está perdiendo/que ya se ha perdido
- the art of persuasion/conversation — el arte de la persuasión/conversación
- I never mastered the art of hanging wallpaper — nunca llegué a dominar el arte del empapelado
- He has mastered the art of the interview, meaning very little is disclosed.
- Baby massage is an art, explained Archana Master as she gently massaged baby James.
- No one knows for certain in what epoch the Arabs began to practice the art of balladry.
- It's ironic, but it's mobile telephones that have killed the art of conversation.
- If he's too late he'll sit and wait: for Max has mastered the art of queuing up.
- Tugay bossed the midfield after delivering a masterclass in the art of pass and move.
- Undisciplined as the narrative may appear, it is handled with the art which conceals art.
- Having been born with the gift of laughter, let us seriously learn the art of laughing.
- This is part of the art of being a practitioner and can greatly influence the ability to heal the patient.
- We must thank the broadcasters for their renewed effort to revive the art of conversation.
- He was often fingered as the source of government leaks and is skilful in the art of invisibility in times of trouble.
- It's quite an art actually; it's amazing the speed that some of these line managers can work at.
- Lively conversation and anecdotes will abound as the duo discuss the art of writing for theatre.
- When your schedule is as packed as mine you have to master the art of multitasking to get things done.
- How important was the ability to practice the art of seduction for a modern spy?
- We all know card tricks are about the speed of the hand beating the eye but Daniel is an expert in the art.
- This used to be an art practised by waiters in posh restaurants right in front of the diner, and it was a joy to watch.
- Used correctly, e-mail is a great asset but it's no substitute for the art of conversation.
- At home, my wife, with her talent in designing, soon mastered the art of baking cakes.
- He reasons that if he is to take the job seriously he must master the art of getting good performances from actors.
1thou art — (tú) eres
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