a term for all art forms other than architecture, painting, sculpture, drawing, and printmaking (the fine arts)
In enamel ware, lacquerware, jade, ivory, textiles, and many other of the so-called minor arts, the world owes an incalculable debt to China.
The ends of minor arts are only means to the ends of superior arts.
It matters not how many of the minor arts the youth acquires.
The Other and minor arts of service subordinate to architecture.
Also Marion got a spaniel and began to dabble with the minor arts, with poker-work and a Kodak and hyacinths in glasses.
In the field of minor arts and ornaments, the people of this period reached a high degree of achievement.
The minor arts were afterward increased to fourteen, so that the whole made, as at present, twenty-one.
For the next few years the minor arts predominated in the government.
All the minor arts have a great deal in common; many of the tools used in one being applicable to others.
Incidentally, also, the book reflects the minor arts in vogue at the period of its execution.
But it is not sufficient that he should be eager about hearing tragedies or learning the minor arts.