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Beaux Arts(bō-zär′, -zärt′)
Of or relating to an architectural style originating in France in the late 19th century and characterized by classical forms, symmetry, rich ornamentation, and a grand scale.
[After the École des Beaux Arts, School of Fine Arts, in Paris.]
beaux arts(bō-zär′, -zärt′)
The fine arts.
[French : beaux, pl. of beau, fine + arts, pl. of art, art.]
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the fine arts.
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|Noun||1.||beaux arts - the study and creation of visual works of art|
painting - creating a picture with paints; "he studied painting and sculpture for many years"
texture - the characteristic appearance of a surface having a tactile quality
architecture - the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings; "architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use"
arts, humanistic discipline, humanities, liberal arts - studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills); "the college of arts and sciences"
reproduce - recreate a sound, image, idea, mood, atmosphere, etc.; "this DVD player reproduces the sound of the piano very well"; "He reproduced the feeling of sadness in the portrait"
classical, classic - of or relating to the most highly developed stage of an earlier civilisation and its culture; "classic Cinese pottery"
nonclassical - not classical
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