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    Should 'art' be plural or singular. Art is usually singular right. What is the different between art and arts

    How about in this case?
    Situation:i learned to make baskets in elementary school

    I learned a lot about art and crafts
    I learned a lot about arts and crafts

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    Re: art

    Art = 1 the expression of creative skill through a visual medium such as painting or sculpture.
    the product of such a process; paintings, drawings, and sculpture collectively.

    I took art at school
    My art was not very good

    Arts = 1
    the various branches of creative activity, such as painting, music, and drama.
    subjects of study primarily concerned with human culture (as contrasted with scientific or technical subjects).

    At university I studied the Arts, and liked music best.

    Arts and Crafts= the arts of decorative design and handicraft

    Basketmaking would come under the heading of Crafts.


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