What is "art"?

Posted by Enrique Martinez at 9/22/2012 8:00:00 AM

 Google defines the word "art" as the following:
 
art/ärt/
Noun:
  1. The expression or application of human creative skill and imagination, typically in a visual form such as painting or sculpture,...: "the art of the Renaissance"
  2. Works produced by such skill and imagination.
 
But everyone has their own idea of what makes something "art". What is your definition of art? Give some examples of what you consider to be works of art, and why.