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1. The making or doing (hence the terms maker, creator, and artist) by people of things that have form and beauty - see note immediately following this entry. Sculpture, painting, architecture, music, literature, poetry, drama, dance, and cinema are some of the forms of art. 2. The actual sculptures, drawings, paintings, films made by artists. 3. Any of certain areas of learning as philosophy, sculpture, music, etc. usually plural: arts. 4. The ability to make or do things; skill (the art of cooking). 5. Any craft or special knowledge (the art of healing). 6. A sly or cunning trick; wile (the arts of a successful politician). Synonym study for the word Art: Art is the ability to make or do something, especially something beautiful, in an original way. Skill is the ability of an expert at doing something, especially something that is useful or practical. Craft is the ability to do something takes skill, but has been traditionally viewed as requiring less imagination than art. (Sculpting a portrait is an art. Making a mould is a skill. Making a body cast or moulage could be considered to be a craft).

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