fine arts

fine arts
noun
the study and creation of visual works of art (Freq. 2)
Syn: ↑beaux arts
Members of this Topic:
Hypernyms: ↑humanistic discipline, ↑humanities, ↑liberal arts, ↑arts
Hyponyms: ↑painting, ↑sculpture, ↑carving, ↑architecture

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fine art or fine arts see under ↑art1
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fine arts,
1. the arts depending upon taste and appealing to the sense of beauty; painting, drawing, sculpture, and architecture. Literature, music, dancing, and acting are also often included in the fine arts.
2. sing. in use the fine arts as constituting a department of practice or study.

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fine ˈart [fine art] noun uncountable (also fine ˈarts plural)
forms of art, especially painting, drawing and ↑sculpture, that are created to be beautiful rather than useful

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