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Dictionary of the Decorative Arts

by Hugh Honour

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Published by HarperCollins Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folk Art,
  • Art & Art Instruction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9229843M
    ISBN 100060119365
    ISBN 109780060119362
    OCLC/WorldCa3228540

    Define decorative art. decorative art synonyms, decorative art pronunciation, decorative art translation, English dictionary definition of decorative art. n. 1. Art produced or intended primarily for utility, including jewelry, furniture, and other crafts. Grove Art Online is the online edition of The Dictionary of Art, often referred to as the Grove Dictionary of Art, and part of Oxford Art Online, an internet gateway to online art reference publications of Oxford University Press, which also includes the online version of the Benezit Dictionary of Artists. It is a large encyclopedia of art, previously a volume printed encyclopedia first.

    The decorative arts are arts or crafts whose object is the design and manufacture of objects that are both beautiful and functional. It includes interior design, but not usually architecture. The decorative arts are often categorized in distinction to the "fine arts", namely painting, drawing, photography, and large-scale sculpture, which generally produce objects solely for their aesthetic quality and capacity to stimulate . This unique dictionary is devoted to the fascinating materials and techniques used in the decorative arts. Materials range from the exotic to the most basic, from rare stones found only in the mountains of Badakshan, unsavory animal products, and the ground bodies of South American insects to ones as common as sand, clay, and lime.

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Definition of decorative-arts noun in Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary. Meaning, pronunciation, picture, example sentences, grammar, usage notes, synonyms and more. We use cookies to enhance your experience on our website, including to provide targeted advertising and track usage.decorative arts, term referring to a variety of applied visual arts, both two- and three-dimensional, including textiles, metalwork, ceramics, books, and woodwork, as well as to certain aspects of architecture (see ornament ornament, in architecture, decorative detail enhancing structures.This dictionary has grown out of a project undertaken by two semi-professional connoisseurs for their own use.

As collectors and scholars they have explored museums, galleries, churches, palaces, etc. where the great works of art are brought together; they have sought out the origins, the significance of terms; they have extended their investigations from America to Europe to the Orient &#