From Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium
- Culture (social) : UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (2002) defined culture as "... the set of distinctive spiritual, material, intellectual and emotional features of a society or a social group..." that "encompasses, in addition to art and literature, lifestyles, ways of living together, value systems, traditions and beliefs".
- Humanities : Academic disciplines which deal with the human condition and what it is to be human.
- Anime : Japanese animated cartoons, sometimes based on manga.
- Architecture : The art and technique of designing and constructing buildings to fulfill both practical and aesthetic purposes.
- Arte Povera : 20th century Italian art movement using cheap and free materials; defined by art critic Germano Celant.
- Classics : A branch of the Humanities dealing with language, literature, history, art, and other aspects of the ancient Mediterranean world.
- Cubism : 20th century avant-garde art movement, pioneered by Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque, that emphasized the geometrical depiction of natural forms.
- Dance : A continuous and mentally organised sequence of (body) movements containing an expressive character.
- Existentialism : Twentieth century philosophical and cultural trend that sees human life as being self-authored, rejecting pre-written essences of human life.
- Manga : Japanese or Japanese-style comics.
- Music : The art of structuring time by combining sound and silence into rhythm, harmonies and melodies.
- Nihilism : Add brief definition or description
- Poetry : A form of literary work which uses rhythm, metre, and sound elements (such as assonance or dissonance) to structure, amplify, and in some instances supplant the literal meanings of words.
- Rococo : Style of art, architecture and decoration of the eighteenth century, popular especially in France; features ornate use of scrolls and curves.
- Sand animation : Add brief definition or description
- Visual arts : Creative fields that produce works primarily experienced through the sense of sight.
- Writing : The process of recording thoughts or speech in a visually or haptically retrievable manner.
- Aesthetics : Discipline of philosophy which deals with understanding aesthetic evaluation and judgment through the application of reason.
- Fractal : A highly irregular or "infinitely complex" shape that appears detailed and self-similar in some sense at all scales of magnification.
- Game : A structured or semi-structured contrived activity, primarily undertaken for enjoyment or, sometimes, practice.
- Hobby : Pastime, avocation, para-profession or part time occupation.
- Human uniqueness : A theoretical concept in evolutionary studies, often used in discussions about the evolution of biological traits found in humans.
- New York School abstract expressionism : Started in New York City. It was the dominant movement in American painting in the late 1940s and the 1950s, characterized by a desire to convey powerful emotions through the sensuous qualities of paint, often on canvases of huge size.