- All of the physical products of a culture: painting, sculpture, architecture, decorative arts, books, tools, arms and armor, costumes, musical instruments, advertisements, etc. Similarly inclusive is the term visual culture. Also see applied arts, art, commercial art, craft, ethnosphere, popular culture, and realia.
Glossary of Art Terms. 2014.
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