Example sentences for: painters

How can you use “painters” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Two masterpieces hanging side by side show how two different painters responded to similar social pressures.

  • Those dueling Greek painters return in a new guise, as Mario Merz, in the Zeuxis role, covers a glass table with an array of fresh vegetables and fruit, changed daily by a New York caterer ( Spiral Table , 1982), while Christo, playing Parrhasios, conceals the familiar Cézannesque shapes--wine bottle, vase, etc.--under a drapery of canvas ( Package on a Table , 1961).

  • According to the Department of Commerce, 251,000 people made their livings as painters, sculptors, and craft-workers last year, up from 222,000 in 1993.

  • Renoir went so far as to write a manifesto in 1884 for a society of "Irregularists"--to include such sworn enemies of mechanical perfection as "painters, decorators, architects, goldsmiths, embroiderers, etc."--but he couldn't muster enough fellow members.

  • By 1890, Burne-Jones was among the most famous painters of Europe; his reputation, thanks to international exhibitions and traveling critics, was as high in Paris and the United States as in Britain.


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