fine-art

fine art

[fahyn]
noun
a visual art considered to have been created primarily for aesthetic purposes and judged for its beauty and meaningfulness, specifically, painting, sculpture, drawing, watercolor, graphics, and architecture.
Compare commercial art.


Origin:
1760–70

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fine art
 
n
1.  art produced chiefly for its aesthetic value, as opposed to applied art
2.  (often plural) Also called: beaux arts any of the fields in which such art is produced, such as painting, sculpture, and engraving

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