Entry from US English dictionary
Art forms that involve modeling or molding, such as sculpture and ceramics, or art involving the representation of solid objects with three-dimensional effects.
- In addition, starting in March, St Lucian teachers and artistes will be trained in the areas of dance, drama, graphic and plastic arts, lighting and sound engineering.
- The advent of MTV introduced a different variety of female images from familiar representational forms of the plastic arts or of Hollywood movies.
- He acknowledges that one should not push the analogy too far, but he persists in his search for parallels in the painted and plastic arts.
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Syllabification: plas·tic arts
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