fine arts

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

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  • Fine arts — fine fine (f[imac]n), a. [Compar. {finer} (f[imac]n [ e]r); superl. {finest}.] [F. fin, LL. finus fine, pure, fr. L. finire to finish; cf. finitus, p. p., finished, completed (hence the sense accomplished, perfect.) See {Finish}, and cf. {Finite} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fine arts — noun the study and creation of visual works of art (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑beaux arts • Members of this Topic: ↑painterly, ↑classical, ↑classic, ↑nonclassical, ↑bastardized, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • fine arts — Synonyms and related words: abstract art, art, art form, artist, arts and crafts, arts of design, calligraphy, cave art, ceramics, decoration, design, designing, engraving, etching, folk art, graphic arts, photography, plastic art, primitive art …   Moby Thesaurus

  • fine arts — /faɪn ˈats / (say fuyn ahts) plural noun those arts which seek expression through beautiful or significant modes, as architecture, sculpture, painting, ceramics, engraving, and music …   Australian English dictionary

  • fine arts — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. painting, sculpture, architecture, engraving, photography …   English dictionary for students

  • fine arts — forms of art concerned mainly with the creation of beautiful objects (painting, sculpture, music, architecture, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Fine Arts Building — can refer to:United StatesOn the National Register of Historic Places *Fine Arts Building (Chicago) (also known as the Studebaker Building) *Fine Arts Building (Grand Rapids, Michigan) *Fine Arts Building (Tiffin, Ohio)Others *Fine Arts Building… …   Wikipedia

  • Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco — Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco Les Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, composés du San Francisco De Young Museum dans le Golden Gate Park et du California Palace of the Legion of Honor dans Lincoln Park est la plus grande institution d arts… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Fine Arts Guesthouse — (Порту,Португалия) Категория отеля: Адрес: Rua Barão de S. Cosme Nº 53, Бонфим …   Каталог отелей

  • Fine Arts Films — is a production studio based in Northern England. It was founded in 1955 by animator John David Wilson as a means to preserve the notion of animation as an art form.HistoryThe company s first production was Tara, the Stonecutter , which won high… …   Wikipedia

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