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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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beaux arts

the fine arts.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.beaux arts - the study and creation of visual works of artbeaux arts - the study and creation of visual works of art
painting - creating a picture with paints; "he studied painting and sculpture for many years"
sculpture, carving - creating figures or designs in three dimensions
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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References in classic literature ?
He had worked at several studios before Amitrano's, at Julian's, the Beaux Arts, and MacPherson's, and was remaining longer at Amitrano's than anywhere because he found himself more left alone.
He was the laziest fellow at the Beaux Arts; and that's saying a good deal."
The Fox Valley Beaux Arts will sponsor a fashion show luncheon at 11 a.m.
L'[euro][umlaut]cole regionale des beaux arts d'Azazga (ERBAA) a organise, quatre jours durant, du 27 au 30 avril 2016, des portes ouvertes pour mieux faire connaitre l'etablissement.
L e professeur Rachid Daouani, chercheur en communication politique, synergologie, developpement personnel, mise en scene et art oratoire a donne vendredi 9 octobre le cours inaugural de cette rentree a l'Ecole Superieure des Beaux Arts de Casablanca.
De retour au Maroc, il enseigne a l'Ecole des Beaux arts de Casablanca.
Khartoum, 9 Juin (SUNA) -Sous le parrainage du Wali de l'Etat de Khartoum,le Dr .Abdul Rahman Al-Khidir,le ministere de la Culture et de l'information de l'Etat de Khartoum organise dans le cadre de l'exposition libre des artistes ,un certain nombre d'evenements comprenant le jardin ouvert des beaux arts , la galerie des pionniers des beaux arts dans le Musee national, a cote d'une rencontre de la presse qui traitera de l'Art dans l'Etat de Khartoum en conformite avec le schema structurel de l'Etat de Khartoum et la realisation de la vision strategique de l'Etat.
Pressler is a founding member and pianist of the Beaux Arts Trio, and one of the world's most distinguished and honored musicians, with a career that spans more than six decades.
Three new Sarasota mansions--each one the talk of the town--signal a return to the Beaux Arts style of 100 years ago.
The 34-unit gem, formerly the 1897 Merchant Bank Building, in the Ladies' Mile Historic District retains its classic beaux arts faoade, terra cotta detailing, and distinctive cupola.
DALLAS -- This fall, Beaux Arts in Dallas will present the largest collection of artist Jean-Baptiste Beuchot's drawings and paintings ever available for public viewing.