noun. / ɡəˈzamtˌkʊnst.vɛʁk /
1). Gesamtkunstwerk means a “total work of art.” It refers to a unifying experience in which visual art, architecture, design, and other modes of creative expressions are brought together.
Examples: Gustav Klimt worked together with architects and designers; Pablo Picasso worked together with composers and choreographers; and contemporary artists like Shirin Neshat have helped create operas.