hors concours


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hors concours

(ɔr kɔ̃kur)
adj, adv (postpositive)
1. (of an artist, exhibitor, etc) excluded from competing
2. without equal; unrivalled
[literally: out of the competition]
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Le programme de ces journees prevoit aussi, en hors concours, six representations, dont trois dediees a la categorie d'enfants en vue de developper le 4e Art chez les petits.
Italian directors Four prominent directors from Italy will be featured in this year's Hors Concours section, including the North American premiere of "You Can't Save Yourself Alone", the latest film from Sergio Castellitto, last year's jury president.
Fine art in the 20th century was the academic-style painting for the purpose of competing for a prize while Mabini Art was hors concours painting aimed to please the viewing public.
Trish, along with Anne Koheji on Fine Art, entered the class as HC (Hors Concours - not competing) as a precursor to the next Dressage League show, giving themselves and their horses a dry run.
He disliked, however, being presented as their guru or as a "cog in a formalist machine," as he angrily wrote to poor Walter Hopps, who was organizing the 1965 Sao Paulo Bienal (to which Newman was invited hors concours with six younger artists).
This is a work which evidently is not hors concours. Goldman objects that there is no clear notion of a defect of sensibility which would explain why somebody does not see why Bach is supreme comparable to the physiological defects which makes somebody's colour vision abnormal (p.