English Vocabulary about Art with Flashcards for IELTS

English Vocabulary about Art with Flashcards for IELTS

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English Vocabulary about Art

Canvas

Some artists prefer a board for painting to a canvas.

Nowadays, scientists could scrutinize the authenticity of a painting by examining its canvas.


chef d’oeuvre

The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci is one of the chefs d’oeuvre in painting.

The painting could have been included as a praiseworthy chef d’oeuvre only if you had exhibited it publicly.

Artists can reach their zenith if they increase the quality and quantity of their chefs d’oeuvre.


Dexterous

His dexterous accounting abilities have made him important to the team.

Using the kitchen utensils dexterously, he stood out in the crowd of chefs.

You are supposed to be dexterous at using knives, otherwise you might hurt yourself.


He has a knack for making money.

He would never have been successful without his inherited knack in compromising with his opponents.

Do you think that having a knack for doing something necessarily leads to an insatiable appetite for that?


Legerdemain

He performed legerdemain in a way that always made the audience roar with laughter.

Speculators and brokers deceive people by concealing the truth and implementing economic legerdemain.

Unfortunately, today, financial fraud and legerdemain have taken root in many societies.


Paint the town red

It is my Dad`s birthday and we are going out for a meal to celebrate and paint the town red.

Tonight, I need to have a ball and put aside worries and paint the town red.


Resourceful

In this vacant job position, we expect a resourceful well-trained person who can tackle issues intuitively.

We are mighty sure that Mr. Johnson is so resourceful that he can resolve any conflict which may come up, no matter how complicated it is.

He was shocked, but tried to be resourceful and think what to do.


Silhouette

The silhouette picture on the wall scared the hell out of all in the party.

If you hadn’t taken the picture against the sun, it wouldn’t have been a silhouette with a disguised object in front of it.

During the turbulent condition, the protesters removed many pictures of the recent mayor drawn in silhouette on the walls.


Virtuosity

Beethoven is known for his virtuosity in music.

Since the old days in school, I have always believed in her virtuosity and talent in art in spite of all her failures in her career.

His virtuosity at playing the cello made people flabbergasted and stunned.


Whimsical

Picasso is known for his whimsical paintings.

Contemporary art always seems whimsical to the ordinary people and it takes time for it to be pervaded among them.

Whimsical decorations can help people to tackle depression effectively.

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54 thoughts on “English Vocabulary about Art with Flashcards for IELTS”

    1. Contemporary art always seems whimsical to the ordinary people and it takes time to pervade among them.

    1. Nowadays, scientists could scrutinize the authenticity of a painting work by examination of its canvas.

    1. Since the old days in school, I believed in her virtuosity and talent in art in spite of all her failures in her carrier.

    1. He never would have been successful without his inherited knack in compromising with his opposite positions.

    1. If you didn’t take the picture against the sun, it wouldn’t be a silhouette with a disguised object in front of it.

    2. During the turbulent condition, the protesters removed many pictures of the recent mayor drawn in silhouette on the walls.

    1. In this vacant job position, we expect a resourceful well-trained person who can tackle issues intuitively.

    2. We are mighty sure that Mr. Johnson is so resourceful that he can resolve any conflict which may come up, no matter how complicated it is.

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