Smithsonian American Art Museum And Renwick Gallery

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Later, African sculptures were taken up by Picasso and to some extent by Matisse. Similarly, in the nineteenth and 20th centuries the West has had large impacts on Eastern art with originally western concepts like Communism and Post-Modernism exerting a strong affect. The more recent and specific sense of the word art as an abbreviation for creative art or fine art emerged in the early seventeenth century. Fine art refers to a ability used to express the artist’s creativity, or to interact the viewers’s aesthetic sensibilities, or to attract the audience in path of consideration of extra refined or finer work …