visual arts

visual arts
,visual `arts noun plural
types of art in which you make something for people to look at, for example painting, drawing, and PHOTOGRAPHY
─ compare PERFORMING ARTS

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • Visual arts of Cambodia — The history of visual arts in Cambodia stretches back centuries to ancient crafts; Khmer art reached its peak during the Angkor period. Traditional Cambodian arts and crafts include textiles, non textile weaving, silversmithing, stone carving,… …   Wikipedia

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