Definition of Fine arts

1. Noun. The study and creation of visual works of art.

Definition of Fine arts

1. Noun. The purely aesthetic arts, such as music, painting, and poetry, as opposed to industrial or functional arts such as engineering or carpentry. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fine Arts

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Literary usage of Fine arts

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A History of the Rise and Progress of the Arts of Design in the United States by William Dunlap, Frank William Bayley, Charles Eliot Goodspeed (1918)
"ACADEMIES (real and nominal) of the fine arts, form an important item in ... The first attempt at such an establishment was THE SCHOOL FOR THE fine arts. ..."

2. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1915)
"... academy of the fine arts, il Int Studio 56:64-8 Jl '15 Exhibition of work ... Fifty-fourth exhibition of the Royal Glasgow institute of the fine arts. ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne, Andrew Alphonsus MacErlean (1913)
"ACADEMY OF fine arts.—The Academy of fine arts replaced, in 1795, the Academy of Painting and Sculpture founded by Louis XIV in 1648, and the Academy of ..."

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