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Connell Mc Cluskey

Art is a diverse range of human activities and the products of those activities this article focuses primarily on the visual arts which includes the creation of images or objects in fields including painting sculpture printmaking photography and other visual media Architecture is often included as one of the visual arts however like the decorative arts it involves the creation of objects where the practical considerations of use are essentialin a way that they usually are not in a painting for example Music theatre film dance and other performing arts as well as literature and other media 1such as interactive media are included in a broader definition of art or the arts Until the 17th century art referred to any skill or mastery and was not differentiated from crafts or sciences In modern usage after the 17th century where aesthetic considerations are paramount the fine arts are separated and distinguished from acquired skills in general such as the decorative or applied artsArt may be characterized in terms of mimesis its representation of reality expression communication of emotion or other qualities During the Romantic period art came to be seen as a 2special faculty of the human mind to be classified with religion and science Though the definition 345of what constitutes art is disputed and has changed over time general descriptions mention an 67idea of imaginative or technical skill stemming from human agency and creationThe nature of art and related concepts such as creativity and interpretation are explored in a 8branch of philosophy known as aestheticsContentshide 1 Creative art and fine art2 History3 Forms genres media and styleso31 Skill and craft4 Purpose of arto41 Nonmotivated functions of arto42 Motivated functions of art5 Public access6 Controversies7 Theory8 Classification disputeso81 Value judgment9 See also10 Notes11 Bibliography12 Further reading13 External linksCreativeartandfineart
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