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Visual arts and design

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The area of visual arts and design is extremely broad. Essentially, it is any art that you can see, excluding human performance. Such forms of art fall into other categories such as theater, music, or opera, although there is really no clear boundary; see body art and interactive art, for example, or consider film, which can incorporate most other kinds of art.

The following is a list of various subjects related to visual arts and design:

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Traditional visual arts (commonly called "fine arts")


History of the visual arts

Pop Art and Contemporary art

Body art

New Materials

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What are our priorities for writing in this area? To help develop a list of the most basic topics in Visual Arts and Design, please see Visual Arts and Design basic topics.

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