The main difference in fine art and applied art is that fine art is intended to create beauty and pleasure in looking while applied art is intended to be an aesthetic approach to performing a specific duty. Fine arts are... More »

Fine arts, visual arts, plastic arts, performance arts, applied arts and decorative arts are the major classifications of the arts. Several of these classifications have sub-classifications associated with them. More »

Three examples of fine arts are painting, sculpture and drawing, and three examples of practical arts are needlework, woodwork and pottery. Where fine arts are created primarily for aesthetic purposes, practical arts hav... More »

To buy fine art, first educate yourself by visiting local galleries and finding artists with good reviews. Find artwork by the artists you researched, and choose a few that you like. Ask for the prices of the pieces you ... More »

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Prints of Robert Wood's artwork are available at stores that sell fine art prints or through online auctions. Buyers can find a complete archive of paintings by Robert Wood at RobertWood.net. More »

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Kunst and Ambiente, Ruby Lane, Saatchi Art and Fine Art America specialize in selling bronze art. There are thousands of pieces available for purchase from these stores and some offer worldwide shipping. More »

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Nonfunctional art is art that serves no utilitarian purpose. It is in direct contrast with functional art, which has both an aesthetic value and a utilitarian purpose. More »