Word: Dilettante Origin: 1748 Definition: an arts aficionado; a dabbler, one with introductory and superficial interests in an activity (usually artistic) Sassy Sentence: Even though she feigned an all-knowing air during her class participation, the professor knew she was truly a dilettante when it came to art.
Oh, the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Just like Tim Gunn, I consider you to be my purging, cathartic sanctuary from quotidian anxiety. Unfortunately, I don’t live near the Met so I cannot frequent it often. But when I do, I take in all of its creative glory. I just walk around and revel in the artistic wonders of Van Gogh, Monet, Manet, Seurat, Rembrandt, Degas and so many more. When I came to Manhattan during Easter, I visited the Met […]
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