fine art

noun
Updated on: 12 Nov 2017

Definition of fine art

1 a : art (such as painting, sculpture, or music) concerned primarily with the creation of beautiful objects usually used in plural
b : objects of fine art
2 : an activity requiring a fine skill

Examples of fine art in a Sentence

  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

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First Known Use of fine art

1686


FINE ART Defined for English Language Learners

fine art

noun

Definition of fine art for English Language Learners

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

  • : an activity that requires skill and care


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