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Parent topics

  • Culture [r]: 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". [e]

Subtopics

Major areas

  • Architecture [r]: The art and technique of designing and constructing buildings to fulfill both practical and aesthetic purposes. [e]
  • Music [r]: The art of structuring time by combining sound and silence into rhythm, harmonies and melodies. [e]
  • Theatre [r]: Those areas of the arts involving performance, especially of the spoken word. [e]
  • Visual arts [r]: Creative fields that produce works primarily experienced through the sense of sight. [e]

Applied arts

Other related topics

  • Art [r]: Application of human creativity to existing materials, resulting in a new object or experience. [e]