artmaking

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

art +‎ making

Noun[edit]

artmaking ‎(uncountable)

  1. The production of art
    • 1991 November 29, Harold Henderson, quoting Quentin Crisp, “The City File”, in Chicago Reader[1]:
      Art we do not need; artmaking should be made so difficult an occupation that only the most dedicated practitioners would persist.
    • 2007 February 21, Randy Kennedy, “When Meals Played the Muse”, in New York Times[2]:
      THE artist Gordon Matta-Clark, who died in 1978 at age 35, loved to cook, but he could never quite unbraid his culinary passions from those of artmaking, with sometimes bizarre dinner party results.