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What are Fine Arts?

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‘Fine arts’ refers to the various forms of visual and performing arts. It includes painting, sculpture, dance, theatre, architecture and printmaking. Very often, schools, institutes, and other organizations use the term from its traditional standpoint. Fine Arts are mostly associated with traditional classical form of performing arts. Nowadays, one can see the various forms of performing arts online. The online art gallery, for example, displays various paintings by renowned artists. The word ‘fine’ emphasizes the purity of the discipline....

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Sculpture as a form of fine arts

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A sculpture is a three dimensional figure which is created with the help of plastic materials. The most commonly used material is stone. Sculpture is regarded as a form of fine arts, and is also referred to as plastic arts. This is because the material used in sculpting is molded and welded into various shapes according to requirements. There are various forms of sculpture. They are standing sculpture, jewelry, relief, kinetic sculpture, statue, bust and equestrian statue. Use of...

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Printmaking as a form of fine arts

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Printmaking is a form of fine arts in which the artwork is done mainly on paper. Unlike paintings which are unique and original pieces of artwork, with any copies being called reproductions, printmaking is a process with the help of which, one can produce several exact copies from a single piece of print, and all copies are originals in their own right. Just like paintings can be made on canvases as well as several other materials, prints are created...

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Painting as a form of fine arts

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If we study old paintings and their histories, we would be surprised by some of their aspects. As an example, consider the painting at Grotte Chauvet in France. It is regarded as one of the oldest paintings and is almost 32,000 years old. It was done with red ochre and black pigments. And amazingly, the color has still not faded away. It clearly displays a rhinoceros, horse, buffalo and mammoth. Painting is one of the forms of fine arts....

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Fine Arts in Modern Life

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Modern life is a melting pot of human cultures; add to that the influence of globalization and capitalism. The emotions associated with modern life are highly refined yet they are difficult to express. Fine arts provide the channel which helps express these complex emotions of modern life. There are certain distinctive features of the modern form of fine arts. They are the following: Mainly Abstract: The modern form of fine arts is largely abstract. Modern day emotions can be...

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Film as a form of fine arts:

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The concept of fine arts is wide and open. Filmmaking is generally associated with drama, choreography, actors and actresses. It is a process of telling a story with the help of visuals, beginning with an initial idea or a script. Film making involves a lot of preparation, without which a film would be a meaningless compendium of images and sound. A large number of advanced technologies are involved in the process. Many people consider film making to be a...

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Dance as a form of fine arts:

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Dance is a form of performing arts which is based upon the creative and rhythmic movements of the body. Generally dancing is accompanied by rhythmic background music. Various expressions relevant to the subject of the dance are conveyed through facial expressions or limb movement. Dance, in older days was a form of expression between humans and animals. It was and still is a type of non verbal communication. Nowadays, synchronized forms of any performing arts like swimming, karate, gymnastics...

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