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Decorative and applied arts

One of the types of artistic activity, works of which combine aesthetic and practical qualities. Decorative means “decorate”. Utility means that things have a practical use. The main task of decorative and applied arts – to make a good material environment of a man, his life. The division of decorative and applied arts into genres is carried out according to the purpose of the subject – furniture, clothing, utensils, etc .; by technique of execution – carving, weaving, painting; by material – wood, ceramics, textiles, stone, vine, ie the use of natural materials; metals and their alloys, plastics, glass, porcelain, paper, etc., ie the use of artificial, man-made materials