Visual Art

The visual arts are art forms that create works that are primarily visual in nature, such as ceramics, drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, design, crafts, photography, video, filmmaking and architecture. These definitions should not be taken too strictly as many artistic disciplines (performing arts, conceptual art, textile arts) involve aspects of the visual arts as well as arts of other types. Also included within the visual arts[1] are the applied arts[2] such as industrial design, graphic design, fashion design, interior design and decorative art.[3]

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Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art
The Art Book
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History of Art
Leonardo da Vinci: The Complete Paintings and Drawings
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Art and Illusion: A Study in the Psychology of Pictorial Representation
Interaction of Color
Art and Fear: Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking
Seven Days in the Art World
Color: A Natural History of the Palette
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