(1) He alone supplied the deft and necessary touch of self-conscious theatrical artifice .(2) Salgado prettifies through photographic artifice what ought to be shown in its true colors.(3) Between the extremes of naturalism and overt artifice there are transitional pieces that combine both modes.(4) The Fast Runner is a rarity among movies in that it seems completely free of artifice .(5) Above all, these works set as their priorities artifice and visual pleasure.(6) The jury whose votes ultimately decide what's art and what's artifice are, after all, human.(7) In turning the genre inside out, Godard creates a world in which real emotions resemble artifice .(8) artifice and outright fakery(9) Dogme is dedicated to ridding cinema of artifice and superficiality.(10) With their knowing artifice , the works achieved a stifling kind of perfection.(11) For some, the synthetic world of artifice and self-promotion that is popular music appears to have an irresistible lure.(12) Wenders always wants it both ways: high artifice and incorruptible honesty.(13) A master at work, he commands the screen with an effortless ease and a complete lack of artifice or contrivance.(14) There is no pretense, no artifice , no meaning, other than what you carry out after you've wiped the fiftieth tear of laughter out of your eye.(15) Parker exposes the vanity, artifice and delusion that stand behind these apparently candid books.(16) Whatever the cause, this interview held my interest and seemed free from artifice .