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fine art

Something that requires finely-honed abilities and/or a particular expertise. Managing an entire team of people is a fine art—I don't think I could do it as well as Joann does.
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fine art

Something requiring highly developed techniques and skills, as in He's turned lying into a fine art, or The contractor excels in the fine art of demolition. This term alludes to the fine arts, such as music, painting, and sculpture, which require both skill and talent. It is now often used to describe anything that takes skill to do. [First half of 1800s]
See also: art, fine
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By treating fine art as an asset class like stocks or bonds, advisors can be seen by their clients as a knowledgeable art resource.
The company offers over 700,000 square feet of fine art storage and client services provided from eight separate locations in four states.
A fine art is a genuine work with some historic or artistic significance that requires specific fine skill to create and is often rare or unique.
s (NYSE: IRM) Crozier Fine Arts art storage and logistics unit has acquired art storage and handling company Fairfield Fine Arts through an asset purchase agreement, the company said.
GWC Fine Art has unveiled two new trucks specifically designed for fine art movement as part of its commitment to providing institutional and private collectors, museums and galleries with the highest international standards of fine art logistics in Qatar.
Inland marine as the insurance "home" for fine art might not seem like the natural choice, but it becomes a logical match when the transit and exhibition exposures, shifting values and niche risks to owners are considered.
are an exciting new concept in the world of art and fine art photography.
Providing a foundation for fine art printing using inkjet printers, step-by-step instructions guide readers through the process of converting an image file to an outstanding fine print, with techniques illustrated by color photos on every page.
This year's show features the work of third year students currently studying on the fine art degree programme, which is verified by Birmingham City University.
Great Beam was also ordered to pay Fine Art Lamps cash damages, legal fees and other costs, amounting to approximately $24,000, and to publish formal apologies in The Beijing Daily, a Chinese newspaper, according to documents.
Derived from the artist's faith in the spiritual aspect of art and the power of tradition as source of inspiration, it does what art nouveau sought to do, elevate folk elements to fine art accessible to everyone.
Shows change about once a month, and there's plenty of variety--871 Fine Arts has a don't-miss art bookstore in back, while Fraenkel Gallery is known for challenging, high-end photography, and Brian Gross Fine Art shows primarily abstract work.
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But Romantic rebellion spawned no further efforts to conflate fine art and paying commerce at this level of ambition.