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    Arts vs. Art

    Hello,

    I would like to have some help on the correct use of "Arts" as a subject of study or as an interest.

    Does one study Arts or Art? Does one like Modern art and Abstract art?

    I suppose the difference is in the use of the adjective... but I would like to know if it is correct to say :" I don't like art but I like English and Mathemathics".

    Thank you in advance,

    Avidlearner

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    Re: Arts vs. Art

    Hello Avidlearner

    Have a look here first The arts - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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    Re: Arts vs. Art

    Quote Originally Posted by Avidlearner View Post
    Hello,

    I would like to have some help on the correct use of "Arts" as a subject of study or as an interest.

    Does one study Arts or Art? Does one like Modern art and Abstract art?

    I suppose the difference is in the use of the adjective... but I would like to know if it is correct to say :" I don't like art but I like English and Mathemathics".

    Thank you in advance,

    Avidlearner
    As a college subject, Art is visual art, painting, etc.
    Arts is similar to Humanities, the liberal arts.
    Arts covers language, literature, history, philosophy ...
    A lot of subjects that used to be in Arts would now be in Social Sciences - politics, psychology, sociology.

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