Definition of fine art
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 : an activity requiring a fine skill
Examples of fine art in a sentence
a collector of fine art
She studies painting in the department of fine arts.
We saw the sculpture at the Museum of Fine Arts.
the fine art of gourmet cooking
First Known Use of fine art
FINE ART Defined for English Language Learners
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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