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Colors for the art of painting

The word art came in many dictionaries, both ancient and modern. It was stated in Mukhtar Al-Sahih that art is one of the arts, that is, the genres, as it was mentioned on the authority of Al-Hassan bin Muhammad Al-Saghani in the dictionary of the sequel, the tail, and the connection, a number of different meanings for the word art, for example, the Arabs used to say: its art; Any adornment, which is the art of any science to do well. As for Ibn Manzoor’s Lexicon of Lisan Al-Arab, he defined the word art as: one of the arts, i.e. the genres. He also defined art as the condition, which is the multiplication of the thing, and its combination of arts and arts. While Al-Fayrouz Abadi defined art as: the case and the multiplication of the thing, which is the decoration. The word art came in modern dictionaries, such as the lexicon of Al-Munajjid, as multiplying from the thing, and art is the species, as it is said to art the thing, i.

And it was stated in the Waseet dictionary that art is the practical application of practical theories using the means that achieve them, and art is acquired by studying and practicing it, and it is a set of rules for a craft or industry. It also came that it is a group of means used by the individual to evoke feelings and emotions, including the emotion of beauty, such as photography, music and poetry, and it is also a skill that is governed by taste and human talents. This meaning links art with workmanship and utility. Also, art is creativity, creating fun things, and bringing everything new.

Art in Arab thought

Arab Muslims used the term “industry” to refer to art. It was stated in the dictionary of Al-Waseet that “industry” is every art or craft that a person practiced until he excelled in it. It can be said that art and industry share mastery, proficiency, skill, improvement, adornment, and work tightly. An example of this is what was stated in music that it is a kind of industry; Where Ibn Khaldun says about music, it is the manufacture of melodies and the composition of measured poems to cut sounds at regular and well-known proportions. Arabs also used the term arts to refer to different types of science. An example of this is the book written by Ibn Aqil, which consisted of four hundred volumes, and he called it "The Arts" and mentioned in it many of the sciences that were widespread in his time. Judge Abd al-Nabi al-Ahmad Nikri also wrote a book called "Jami' al-Ulum fi Ishlat al-Funun". Haji Khalifa also wrote a compilation called "Kashf al-Zunun on the Names of Books and Arts," in which he listed the names of sciences, their authors, and the titles of books affiliated with them, and placed them in alphabetical order.

Art in Western and philosophical thought

The art of the Greeks included any skill, whether it achieved a practical benefit or interest, or only an aesthetic pleasure, without distinguishing between the artist and the maker, or between art and workmanship. Lloyd used to call the doctor, the artist, the poet, and the shipbuilder a craftsman or maker because each of them provided a benefit and contributed to making life better. The professor at the University of Warsaw, Tatarkevich, says that the Greeks used to confuse handicrafts with fine arts, because they believed that the work done by the photographer or sculptor did not differ in essence from the work of the carpenter. The word art in Western thought applied to various human activities and sciences, and not only to the fine arts. The word art was also applied to industries, whatever they were, so sculpture, poetry, singing, and music were equal in value to carpentry, blacksmithing, and surgery, and thus poetry was a craft like other crafts.

How many types of art

- Architecture art

- The art of music

- The art of drawing and coloring

- Sculpture

- The Art of Poetry

- dance

- The art of cinema and television

The most beautiful thing said about art

Reason is concerned with truth, morals are concerned with duty, or taste, which leads us to art and beauty. (Cicero )

Humanity will begin to improve when we take art as seriously as physics or chemistry or money. (Ernst Levy)