noun. / ˌkänvərˈsāSH(ə)n pēs /
1). Technically, a conversation piece is a group portrait. It shows people in conversation, usually in an outdoor setting like a picnic or a concert.
2). A conversation piece is also a work of art that starts a conversation. It is something to be discussed. It says something: maybe it says something about you, maybe it says something about who you want to be. A work of art can be the best conversation starter in the room.