The definition of work of art is something that is considered to have aesthetic value, something that is beautiful, intriguing, interesting, creative or extremely well done.
An example of a work of art is a painting by Monet.
An example of a work of art is a beautifully made piece of furniture.
Other Word Forms of Work-of-art
Work-of-art Sentence Examples
All these vessels are beautifully worked, the crystal bowl especially, with its fish-shaped cover handle, being as a work of art of high merit.
The church of St Peter, erected about 1too and renewed in the Gothic style in the 15th century, has a lofty steeple (365 ft.) and contains a very fine carved oak reredos by Hans Bruggemann, which is regarded as the most valuable work of art in Schleswig-Holstein.
This enceinte still exists, and is a fine work of art.
As a work of art it can take but a low rank, but as a repertory of fragments and morsels of information it is invaluable.
No work of art in metal has probably ever surpassed these little figures for beauty, vigour and expression, while the skill with which the artist has beaten these high reliefs out of a flat plate of metal appears almost miraculous.