visual arts

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visual art

1. Artwork, such as painting, photography, or sculpture, that appeals primarily to the visual sense and typically exists in permanent form.
2. often visual arts Any of the art forms used to create such art.
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visual arts

pl n
(Art Terms) the arts of painting, sculpting, photography, etc, as opposed to music, drama, and literature
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vis′ual arts′
the arts created primarily for visual perception, as drawing, graphics, painting, sculpture, and the decorative arts.
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visual arts

npl the visual artsle arti figurative
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