Definition of Fine art
1. Noun. The products of human creativity; works of art collectively. "A fine collection of art"
Category relationships: Art, Artistic Creation, Artistic Production
Specialized synonyms: Artificial Flower, Commercial Art, Cyberart, Decoupage, Diptych, Gem, Treasure, Genre, Graphic Art, Grotesque, Kitsch, Mosaic, Plastic Art, Triptych, Work Of Art, Dance
Generic synonyms: Creation
Derivative terms: Artist, Artistic, Artistic, Arty
Definition of Fine art
1. Noun. An exact skill that needs practice to perfect. ¹
2. Noun. The singular form of fine arts. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Fine art
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1. A Selected Bibliography and Syllabus of the History of the South, 1584-1876 by Howard Haines Brinton, Roderick Langmere Haig-Brown, Alexander von Humboldt, John Nicol Farquhar, William Kenneth Boyd, John Washington Lockhart, Robert Reid, José López de Bustamante, Robert Preston Brooks, Jonnie (Lockhart) Wallis, Evergreen Press, F (1915)
"... while in other chapters we have dealt with those which are more sectarian in character,1 or are clearly inspired by social considerations.2 4. fine art ..."
2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"I. Of fine art in Central. According to the popular and established distinction between ... We are slow to allow the title of fine art to natural eloquence, ..."
3. The Journal of Home Economics by American Home Economics Association (1910)
"THE RELATION OF DOMESTIC ART TO fine art TEACHING.' GRACE G. STARBIRD. Practical Arts High School, Boston. In considering this subject, the Relation of ..."
4. The Art Teaching of John Ruskin by William Gershom Collingwood (1891)
"Architecture as a fine art.— Ingenuity is the first requisite, without which no building is possible; but however clever the adaptation of plan to use, ..."
5. Mental Science: A Compendium of Psychology, and the History of Philosophy by Alexander Bain (1870)
"The productions of fine art appear to be distinguished by these ... (1 ) We assume, for the present, that the immediate end of fine art is Pleasure ..."