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fine art

noun

Simple Definition of fine art

  • : a type of art (such as painting, sculpture, or music) that is done to create beautiful things

  • : an activity that requires skill and care

Full Definition of fine art

  1. 1 a :  art (as painting, sculpture, or music) concerned primarily with the creation of beautiful objects —usually used in plural b :  objects of fine art

  2. 2 :  an activity requiring a fine skill

Examples of fine art

  1. a collector of fine art

  2. She studies painting in the department of fine arts.

  3. We saw the sculpture at the Museum of Fine Arts.

  4. the fine art of gourmet cooking



1739

First Known Use of fine art

1739


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